-- Will Wright, game designer, creator of The Sims
"Mechner's journals are a time machine that takes us back to a weirdly familiarera, when ambitious young creators were making strange new video gamesall by themselves and making up the rules as they went. It is not aretrospective; instead, it is a present-tense diary written by thecreator throughout the creation of his most influential work. It is ahumbling and inspiring record of what it was like to make one of thebest video games of all time. I love these journals."
-- Adam "Atomic" Saltsman, game designer, creator of Canabalt
"When an industry is brand-new, its innovators are generally so busy creating the future that they rarely have time to document the present. Luckily, Jordan Mechner did. With these journals, we can track the developmentof Prince of Persia from a few penciled squiggles to a global franchise. For anyone aspiring to create a game -- or any endeavor that takesmonths and man-hours -- Jordan's journal is sobering and inspiring."
-- John August, screenwriter of Go, Big Fish and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
About the Author
His graphic novel Solomon's Thieves is also featured on Amazon.