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Recommended Resources

Character design for mobile devices
The art of game design: A book of lenses
Creating the art of the game
Understanding comics
The Art of Computer Game Design
The art of interactive design: a euphonious and illuminating guide to building successful software
Challenges for game designers
Design of everyday things
Emotional design: why we love (or hate) everyday things
Game design workshop
Game feel
Level up! : the guide to great video game design
on the way to fun
http://tinyurl.com/y22nw3kv
Game AI Pro
A theory of fun for game design
Game programming algorithms and techniques
Artificial intelligence for games
game programming patterns nystrom
Digital performance: a history of new media in theater, dance, performance art, and installation
Feminist frequency
How to do things with videogames
Persuasive games
Real time art manifesto
Remediation: understanding new media
The society of the spectacle
The virtual window: from alberti to microsoft
Game over: how Nintendo zapped an American industry, captured your dollars, and enslaved your children
Tactical media
Reality is broken
Ultimate History of Video Games
High score! : the illustrated history of electronic games
Masters of Doom : how two guys created an empire and transformed pop culture
Racing the beam: the Atari video computer system
Vintage Games

Find streaming media at Art + Design Online, a site curated by Shannon. Search for game design or digital media.