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Interviews About Game Development and Culture




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ISBN 9781032059051
August 26, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
176 Pages 31 Color Illustrations

 
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Book Description

Game Dev Stories: Conversations with Game Developers Volume 1 is a collection of interviews from renowned author, David L. Craddock, as he explores all corners of the video game industry. Collected from the author's archives, GameDev Stories gathers conversations with individuals from all corners of the industry: Who they are, the paths they paved, and their contributions to this multibillion-dollar industry. This text offers viewpoints from well known individuals like John Romero, Tom Hall, and Matt Householder. From artists and writers to programmers and designers, Game Dev Stories offers amazing insight and understanding to what occurs behind the screens of your favorite games and may help inspire future game developers in pursuing their dreams.

 

Author Bio

David L. Craddock writes fiction, nonfiction, and grocery lists. He is the author of over a dozen nonfiction books about video game development and culture, including the bestselling Stay Awhile and Listen series, Arcade Perfect: How Pac-Man, Mortal Kombat, and Other Coin-Op Classics Invaded the Living Room, and fiction for young adults including The Dumpster Club and Heritage: Book One of the Gairden Chronicles. Find him online @davidlcraddock on Twitter.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Old-School

Chapter 1 The Rise and Fall of Cheat Codes

Chapter 2 Scott Miller – Apogee, Shareware, and id Software

Chapter 3 Tom Hall – Apple II and the Early Days of id Software

Chapter 4 Matt Householder – Epyx and California Games

Chapter 5 Milton Guasti and Steve Rothlisberger – AM2R

Chapter 6 Apple II, id Software, and First-Person Shooters

Chapter 7 Brian Fargo – Founder of Interplay Entertainment and InXile Entertainment

Part 2 Ad Hoc

Chapter 8 John Hancock – Game Collector

Chapter 9 "Infidelity" – NES ROM Hacks

Chapter 10 Scott Coleman and Jay Cotton – Kali

Chapter 11 Kyoko Higo – Marketing Final Fantasy 7

Chapter 12 Meagan Marie – Senior Community Manager at Crystal Dynamics

Chapter 13 Teut Weidemann – Germany's First Professional Producer

Chapter 14 S. D. Perry – Author

Chapter 15Outro

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Biography

David L. Craddock writes fiction, nonfiction, and grocery lists. He is the author of over a dozen nonfiction books about video game development and culture, including the bestselling Stay Awhile and Listen series, Arcade Perfect: How Pac-Man, Mortal Kombat, and Other Coin-Op Classics Invaded the Living Room, and fiction for young adults including The Dumpster Club and Heritage: Book One of the Gairden Chronicles. Find him online @davidlcraddock on Twitter.