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Table of Lenses
1 In the Beginning, There Is the Designer
What Skills Does a Game Designer Need?
The Most Important Skill
The Five Kinds of Listening
The Secret of the Gifted
Other Reading to Consider
2 The Designer Creates an Experience
The Game Is Not the Experience
Is This Unique to Games?
Three Practical Approaches to Chasing Rainbows
Introspection: Powers, Perils, and Practice
Peril #1: Introspection Can Lead to False Conclusions about Reality
Peril #2: What Is True of My Experiences May Not Be True for Others
Dissect Your Feelings
All That’s Real Is What You Feel
3 The Experience ...