The WoW Diary: A Journal of Computer Game Development, 2nd Ed (Source Point Press)
Friday, 05 July 2024

The World of Warcraft Diary offers an unfiltered look inside the gaming industry. It was written by the game's first level designer, John Staats, from notes he took during WoW's creation. The book explains why developers do things and debunks popular myths about the games industry. In great detail it covers what it took to finish the project; the surprises, the arguments, the mistakes, and Blizzard's formula for success.

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Author: John Staats
Publisher: Source Point Press
Date: June 2024
Pages: 324
ISBN: 978-8888760178
Print: B0C9YD28T2
Audience: General
Level: Introductory
Category: Graphics & Games


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