If you are a young computer games enthusiast who is thinking of taking up games design as a career then The Computer Game Design Course: Principles, Practices and Techniques for the Aspiring Game Designer will help you decide what area to specialise in. It is packed with screen shots and illustrations from computer games. The book is nicely laid out in short sections and it is not over laden with text.
It begins with the history of games, then delves deeper to give an insight into the process that makes a great game. It includes step-by-step tutorials covering their design and development. A customer review on Amazon said “If you’re wondering whether to specialize in a certain area of games development then this book will definitely help you to find what interests you the most about video games because it covers all the basics of each key area very well.”