Directing Video Games: 101 Tips for Creative Leaders (Paperback)

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What does a video game director actually do? What guiding principles do they follow while leading a team of game creators? Longtime Ratchet & Clank director, Brian Allgeier, boils down his decades of experience into 101 fully illustrated tips.

Written for both aspiring and experienced creative leaders, this book covers the expansive and multi-faceted role of the director, from developing the initial vision to key methods on tackling design, story development, and production challenges.

Tips cover the 5 essential qualities of a creative director who must:

  1. Hold the Vision
  2. Provide Structure
  3. Keep a Creative Toolbox
  4. Lead Effectively
  5. Know Production

For those who are curious about what it takes to be a video game director or want learn more about the art of creative collaboration, this book covers the basic principles for leading and inspiring a team to make great games.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780998637525
ISBN-10: 0998637521
Publisher: Illusion Road
Publication Date: May 6th, 2017
Pages: 238
Language: English