Designing Modern Strategy Games by George Phillies

“Designing Modern Strategy Games” is the definitive textbook on game design. It offers rules descriptions, a synoptic analysis of design elements, recommendations of great game designers, more than 100 design projects, and an inspiring essay by Greg Costikyan. This, the second edition of Phillies and Vasel's 2006 text, includes three course plans from Phillies' college-level game design course.

“Designing Modern Strategy Games” is the definitive book on the design of modern strategy games. “Designing Modern Strategy Games” can also be used as a textbook; it includes more than 100 game design projects. For instructors, an Appendix includes the day-by-day course plans for three offerings of author Phillies' precedent-breaking university course “Design of Tabletop Board Wargames”.

Phillies and Vasel's book, the second edition of Phillies and Vasel's 2006 text, opens with an inspiring essay by Greg Costikyan. It proceeds through a synoptic analysis of game design elements, recommendations of great game designers, and detailed analyses of rules of over a hundred games of strategy.

About George Phillies

George Phillies is a Professor of Physics at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is also a member of the interdisciplinary Associated Biochemistry Faculty and the interdisciplinary Associated Interactive Media and Game Development Faculty, and has taught in all three areas. His scientific research is focused on polymer dynamics. Books by George Phillies include:

Fiction

This Shining Sea

Nine Gees

The Minutegirls

The One World

Mistress of the Waves

Books on Game Design Series

Contemporary Perspectives in Game Design(with Tom Vasel)

Design Elements of Contemporary Strategy Games(with Tom Vasel)

Stalingrad for Beginners – How to Play

Stalingrad for Beginners – Basic Tactics

Designing Board Wargames – Introduction

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Libertarian Renaissance

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Elementary Lectures in Statistical Mechanics

Phenomenology of Polymer Solution Dynamics

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