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Book Review: Playful Design by John Ferrara

The new book Playful Design by John Ferrara is about to come out and our friend Matthew Niederberger was lucky enough to get a sneak peek at one of the first copies. Here is a very brief summary of what he thinks about it. For the full book review, please visit the actualinsights blog.

According to Matthew, Playful Design is a very insightful book on how and why games
can solve real problems. It covers everything from clear explanations of the fundamentals, over definitions, to individual elements. From game concept to prototype, the author discusses many different facets of game design.
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