Spelunky (Boss Fight Books #11) (Paperback)

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Description


When Derek Yu released Spelunky for free in 2008, his roguelike-inspired platformer took the indie game community by storm with its combination of classic platform mechanics, extreme difficulty, and random level generation. Four years later, Spelunky's HD remake went on to become PC Gamer's Game of the Year and earn perfect scores from Polygon and Eurogamer. But how is a perfect game made? Spelunky is Boss Fight's first autobiographical book: the story of a game's creation as told by its creator. Using his own game as a vehicle, Derek Yu discusses such wide-ranging topics as randomization, challenge, indifferent game worlds, player feedback, development team dynamics, and what's required to actually finish a game. Grab some ropes, a mattock, and your favorite pug--this book is going to dig deep.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781940535111
ISBN-10: 1940535115
Publisher: Boss Fight Books
Publication Date: March 29th, 2016
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Boss Fight Books