"Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman have done a great service to the academic community with their well-composed and highly usable work. With all these key texts now conveniently accessible, there is one reason less to postpone setting up game-studies courses and degrees."--Frans Mäyrä, Hypermedia Laboratory, University of Tampere, Finland, and President, Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA)Please note: Arrived too late to appear on book jacket.
About the Author
Katie Salen is Professor of Design and Technology at Parsons the New School for Design. She is the coauthor of Rules of Play: Game Design Fundamentals
and coeditor of The Game Design Reader: A Rules of Play Anthology
and The Ecology of Games: Connecting Youth, Media and Learning,
all published by the MIT Press. She is also Executive Director of Institute of Play, a design-led games and learning nonprofit.
Eric Zimmerman is a game designer, game design theorist, and co-founder and CEO of gameLab. He has taught at universities including MIT, the University of Texas, Parsons School of Design, New York University, Rhode Island School of Design, and the School of Visual Arts.