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

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About the Author

Zack Hiwiller is a game designer, educator, and writer who lives in Orlando, Florida. He is a department chair for the Game Design degree program at Full Sail University and does consultant work for many large and small companies. Previously, in addition to independent projects, he was a designer at Gameloft and Electronic Arts. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master’s degree in Modeling and Simulation from the University of Central Florida. His writings at hiwiller.com have been reposted by Kotaku, GameSetWatch, and other sites and have reached over 2 million readers. You have probably seen something of his reposted without attribution on sites like 9GAG, BuzzFeed, TheCHIVE, ...

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