What does a video game director actually do? What guiding principles do they follow while leading a team of game creators? Longtime Ratchet & Clank director, Brian Allgeier, boils down his decades of experience into 101 fully illustrated tips.
Directing Video Games: 101 Tips for Creative Leaders covers common practices used by game directors from using comedy improv techniques for brainstorming ideas to key methods for story and game development..
Tips cover the 5 essential qualities of a creative director:
Hold the Vision
Keep a Creative Toolbox
For those who are curious about what it takes to be a video game director or want learn more about the art of creative collaboration, this book covers the basic principles for leading and inspiring a team to make great games.