Bob Bates has written, designed, produced over 45 games, with over six million units sold. He has written the book Game Design: The Art of Business of Creating Games, IGDA honored him with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010, and he was the Chief Creative Officer at Zynga. Now he works as an independent consultant. Player Empathy – put yourself in the player shoes and figure out what you need to tell them to play your game. It’s so important to play from the user perspective. We also talk about going through hard moments, investing in yourself, and tracking your time. Time management helps to set priorities.
- GDC Vault: The Belly of the Whale
- Inform game engine
- TADS game engine
- Game Design: The Art of Business of Creating Games (book)
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