1 edition of From gamer to game designer found in the catalog.
From gamer to game designer
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289) and index.
|LC Classifications||GV1469.37 .H88 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 300 p. :|
|Number of Pages||300|
|LC Control Number||2008940720|
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