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Women in gaming : 100 professionals of play / Meagan Marie.

Marie, Meagan, (author. ).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library T 794.8 WOM (Text) 840191002727645 Teen - New Items Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 338.477948 MARIE (Text) 37500004550980 New Items Available -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley YA 338.477 MARIE MEAGAN (Text) 30402004785145 TEEN NONFICTION Available -

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  • ISBN: 0744019532
  • ISBN: 9780744019537
  • Physical Description: 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm 
  • Publisher: [Roseville, CA] : Prima Games, an imprint of Random House LLC, [2018]

Content descriptions

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Laying the foundation & the 1920s : establishing an industry -- The 1980s : rising from the ashes -- The 1990s : pixels to polygons -- The 2000s : A new century contender -- The 2010s : controversy, community, & competition.
Summary, etc.:
Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play is a celebration of women's accomplishments in the video game industry, ranging from high-level executives to programmers to pro-gamers. This insightful and celebratory book highlights women who helped establish the industry, women who disrupt it, women who fight to diversify it, and young women who will someday lead it. Featuring household names and unsung heroes, each individual profiled plays an important role in the gaming industry.
A select few of the remarkable women featured in this book include: Ashly Burch: Emmy-winning writer and voice actress. Carol Shaw: Early industry programmer, designer, and Industry Icon award recipient. Tracy Fullerton: Designer & director of USC Game Innovation Lab. Emily Greer: Cofounder & CEO of Kongregate. Perrin Kaplan, Former vice president of marketing for Nintendo of America. Jane Ng: Senior game artist at Valve. Patricia Vance: Longtime ESRB president & founder of the International Age Rating Coalition. Karisma Williams: Xbox & Oculus VR Senior UI/UX Designer. Lorraine McLees: Art Lead at Bungie. Rebecca Heineman: Programmer and founding member of Interplay Productions.
100 Professionals of Play: Interviews and Special Features with 100 diverse and prominent women highlighting their impact on the gaming industry in the fields of design, programming, animation, marketing, voiceover, and many more. Pro Tips: Practical and anecdotal advice from industry professionals for young adults working toward a career in the video game industry. Essays: Short essays covering various topics affecting women in gaming related careers, including "Difficult Women: The Importance of Female Characters Who Go Beyond Being Strong," "NPC: On Being Unseen in the Game Dev Community," and "Motherhood and Gaming: How Motherhood Can Help -- Not Hurt -- a Career." "A Day in the Life of" Features: An inside look at a typical day in the gaming industry across several vocations, including a streamer, a voice actor, and many more. -- Amazon.
Subject: Electronic games industry.
Women computer programmers.
Voice actors and actresses.
Women video gamers.

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