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"Buttonless" book on iOS games

12-01-2011, 03:44 AM
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"Buttonless" book on iOS games

Hey guys. Just thought I'd let you know that there's a new book coming out that features a ton of info about some of the best iOS games. It's got backstories on a lot of the games (including my game 100 Rogues, which, thanks to the magic of the alphabetical ordering system, comes first) too.

Right now it's just in pre-order mode, but anyway thought I should pass it along to y'all. Check it out:


-Keith Burgun, Lead Designer @ Dinofarm Games
12-01-2011, 12:12 PM
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Location: London Ontario
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Cool! We're in this book. *Shameless plug*

12-01-2011, 12:15 PM
We're in it as well, with our game Compression. If you're at all interested in some of the behind the scenes in game creation, give this book a look!
12-01-2011, 12:18 PM
Canabalt gets a few pages in there too
12-01-2011, 12:22 PM
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
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I second this! I've seen a preview of one of the chapters and it's very interesting - really looking forward to getting a copy as it has the back-story and info about the development of a lot of games I like.

Mos Speedrun is in it too, very excited to be amongst a list of other great games!
12-01-2011, 12:23 PM
Pocket God makes an appearance
12-01-2011, 12:23 PM
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Fargoal is in there as well, whee! Everyone should check it out! NOT JUST FOR FARGOAL OF COURSE.

Madgarden aka Paul Pridham -- Code, sound, pixels: Death Road to Canada, PUNCH QUEST with rocketcat games, EGGNOGG, Chillaxian, GlitchMachine, Saucelifter, Sword of Fargoal... and more stuff on the way.
madgarden.net -- saucelifter.com -- glitchmachine.com -- fargoal.com forums -- madgarden@twitter
12-01-2011, 12:24 PM
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12-01-2011, 12:28 PM
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Very clever to get all the devs to 'sign' this thread, now I want to read it!
12-01-2011, 12:35 PM
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And «No, Human» is in it too :-)