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Buttonless

Incredible iPhone and iPad Games and the Stories Behind Them, 1st Edition

By Ryan Rigney

A K Peters/CRC Press

244 pages

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Description

On the forefront of the mobile gaming revolution are real people with stories that are crazy, stressful, hilarious, and, in some cases, heart-wrenching. Written by respected video game journalist Ryan Rigney, with a foreword by John Davison, Buttonless tells the stories of the people behind the games. Rigney takes you on a tour that covers more tha

Table of Contents

Introduction. 100 Rogues. A Short Game About Jumping. Across Age DX. Angry Birds. . Babylonian Twins Premium. Battle for Wesnoth. Blobster. The Blocks Cometh. Broken Sword. Canabalt. Compression. Cow Trouble. Cut the Rope. Dark Nebula. Dirt. Doodle Jump. Doom II RPG. Edge. Enviro-Bear 2010. EpicWin. Flight Control. Forget-Me-Not. Frogatto. Fruit Ninja. Garage Inc. Geared. Godville. Halcyon. Hand of Greed. Hard Lines. Helsing's Fire. Hook Champ. The Incident. Infinity Blade. Jet Car Stunts. Karoshi. Labyrinth 2. Land-a Panda. Minigore. Monkey Island. Mos Speedrun. Nimble Strong. No, Human. Osmos. Pizza Boy. Plants vs. Zombies. Pocket God. Pocket Legends. Poto and Cabenga. The Raging Dead. Robosockets. Rolando. Shot Shot Shoot. Silverfish. Sissy's Magical Ponycorn Adventure. Solipskier. Soosiz. Space Miner. Spider. Super Stickman Golf. Superbrothers. Sword of Fargoal. Tilt to Live. Tiny Tower. Toki Tori. Words With Friends. Zen Bound.

About the Author

Ryan Rigney is a freelance journalist who has covered the video-game industry from every angle for publications and sites including Gamasutra, PC Gamer and GamePro. He lives in Oxford, MS, where he is pursuing an education in journalism at Ole Miss' Meek School of Journalism and New Media.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM012040
COMPUTERS / Programming / Games