In the second edition to the acclaimed Game Design: Theory & Practice, designer Richard Rouse III balances a discussion of the essential concepts behind game design with an explanation of how you can implement them in your current project. Detailed analysis of successful games is interwoven with concrete examples from Rouse’s own experience. This second edition thoroughly updates the popular original with new chapters and fully revised text.
Follow the entire game development process, from brainstorming a game idea and establishing the focus to getting the gameplay working and playtesting.
Learn the techniques of top game designers through in-depth interviews.
Learn how to most effectively document your game idea.
This text deals with signal processing as an important aspect of electronic communications in its role of transmitting information, and the language of its expression. It develops the required mathematics in an interesting and informative way, leading to confidence on the part of the reader. The first part of the book focuses on continuous-time...
This book gathers the latest research on the structure of computer-based systems from computer scientists, sociologists, statisticians and psychologists and combines it into a readable overview of the latest work in dependable computer-based systems.
Previous work in this area has tended to come from the viewpoint of a single discipline,...
This book describes the philosophy, principles, practices and techniques for managing risk in projects and procurements, with a particular focus on complex or large-scale project activities. The approaches contained here may also be applied to simple purchases of goods and services, although with considerable simplification.
This book is about plugins for JIRA, the popular issue tracker from Atlassian. An issue
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The indispensable guide to wireless communications—now fully revised and updated!
Wireless Communications: Principles and Practice, Second Edition is the definitive modern text for wireless communications technology and system design. Building on his classic first edition, Theodore S. Rappaport covers the fundamental...