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Players Making Decisions: Game Design Essentials and the Art of Understanding Your Players by Zack Hiwiller

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Acknowledgments

First, I would like to thank my wife, Gloriana, and my parents, Dan and Jan Hiwiller, for always tolerating me and encouraging me. Although the former would have been enough, the latter is greatly appreciated.

I would like to thank everyone who provided comments and support on early drafts. Many helped, but Mark Diehr, Matthew Gallant, and Scott Brodie did a yeoman’s job on a short turnaround, even though they have extremely busy professional careers. If Uncharted 4 is delayed, please do not blame me.

Everything that looks professional within is thanks to the wonderful team at Pearson including Robyn Thomas, Rebecca Rider, Danielle Foster, Patricia Pane, and Karyn Johnson.

I would like to use this space to thank Jesse Schell for ...

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