About the Industry is an invaluable resource for understanding how the games business works.
Part one walks you through the companies involved, and shows how they work together - including how they make money. Confused about terms like "Alpha", "Beta" and "Crunch"?
Part two breaks down the game development process, step-by-step, from pre-production to release.
I'm a long-time creative professional from the video games industry, now writing and self-publishing career guides for gamers. Oh, and I'll start writing some fiction soon, so please stick around for that!
I know - not much of an excerpt, right?
I included this little snippet because I wanted to point out that my books have a number of additional resources to go along with the information in the text.
I want my readers to get the best possible preparation for working in the games business, including e-mail access to me for questions and additional help.
(download your resource guide at www.videogamecareerbook.com/resourceguide)