New GameDev Book Released

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  1. joshuadallman

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    Wow I had no idea about MDickie's book until this thread. The comment (fake or real) is pretty melodramatic and marketing-speak funny. By MDickie's book description on Amazon you'd think this was as important as Nelson Mandela's autobiography.

    I think I'll just read his Wikipedia entry if I'm ever sufficiently interested in his life, but a whole book is a bit overkill, especially if it doesn't include a CD-ROM with a full version of all his games.
     
  2. Desktop Gaming

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    Mine arrived this morning. Haven't had much more than quick flick through at present. What I will say, is that the "amateur vs professional" thing somebody mentioned, continues over onto the next page. ;)
     
  3. Game Producer

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    Please, let us know if you review the book... I'm sure people would appreciate.
     
  4. Sybixsus

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    That sounds sensible. It's a fair bet he wrote his own Wikipedia entry as well.

    Having played one of his games, it's probably better value without that CD-ROM.
     
  5. Desktop Gaming

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    At least you could find a use for the book if you run out of toilet roll. Not sure what you could use the CD for. :D
     
  6. Pyabo

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    Oh man... for a minute there I was a little worried that I didn't know who this guy was... then I saw that he's the guy that did The You Testament.

    Still laughing.

    I feel all electrified.
     

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