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Game level design by Edward Byrne

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Published by Charles River Media in Hingham, Mass .
Written in English


  • Computer games -- Design,
  • Video games -- Design

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Edition Notes

StatementEd Byrne.
SeriesCharles River Media game development series, Game development series (Charles River Media (Firm))
LC ClassificationsQA76.76.C672 B97 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 344 p. :
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21187546M
ISBN 101584503696
LC Control Number2004023497

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