Indie Games: From Dream to Delivery


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A Step-by-Step Master Class in Indie Game Development, from the Creator of the Emmy® Winning Neverwinter Nights

Honors for Don Daglow’s From Dream to Delivery books: Winner, 2019 Independent Press Book Awards | Winner, Kirkus Top 100 Indie Books of 2019 | Finalist, 2020 Top Shelf Book Awards | Finalist, Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards | Finalist, National Indie Excellence Awards | Finalist, Next Generation Indie Book Awards | Finalist, Book Excellence Awards

"Don Daglow has survived 40+ years creating games and always retained his positive attitude. Learn from the master." – Jeff Braun, co-founder of Maxis (Sim City, The Sims)

"I was impressed with the organizational wisdom. I wish that I had been able to read this book 30 years ago." — Chris Crawford, pioneering game designer and Founder of the Game Developers Conference

"The best book to start with if you are considering developing your own game… Daglow brings you his years of experience in game design and development in a straightforward and comprehensive guide. He will show you a step by step method, proven techniques, and pitfalls to avoid… It makes no false promises… Daglow writes in a voice that is a cross between a patient sage under a Bodhi tree and a hardcore street philosopher strengthened by mixed realities… The insights and nuggets of truth… will temper your idealism with realism [and] stoke the fires of your passion." – Readers’ Favorite; August, 2019

The only indie games book that asks, "What do you want to do?" before it starts telling you, "Here’s what you need to do."

  • Six sets of questions to review and refine your vision, skills and plans
  • Over 500 pages of “lessons learned” from a 3-time Inc. 500™ CEO and award-winning game designer
  • Based on Don Daglow’s top-rated sessions at major games conferences around the world
  • Introduction by indie games pioneer Rami Ismail
  • The only person who can define the path to creating your indie game is you. Indie Games: From Dream to Delivery helps you do just that, by leading you through a guided conversation with yourself.

    Section by section, you’ll record your answers to carefully chosen questions. Then we’ll use your unique personal responses to build the customized roadmap you need to turn your indie game into reality.

    Techniques to use, traps to avoid, terminology to understand. And how to fit it all into your life without damaging your relationships or your future.

    Never started a business? We’ve got it covered. Skip what you already know, dig deeper on things you want to learn.

    It’s the one book you need to take your indie game from Dream to Delivery.

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