The Making of Karateka

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Author, screenwriter, and video game designer Jordan Mechner began his career by creating the classic bestselling 1980s games Karateka and Prince of Persia. He became the first game-creator-turned-screenwriter to successfully adapt his own work as a major motion picture with Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010). Mechner's graphic novels include Solomon's Thieves and Prince of Persia: Before the Sandstorm.

The Making of Karateka

Journals 1982-1985

Authored by Jordan Mechner

In 1982 -- the era of Apple II and Commodore 64 -- 17-year-old college freshman and aspiring game designer Jordan Mechner began keeping a private journal. This first volume is a candid account of the personal, creative and technical struggles that led to his breakthrough success with Karateka, which topped bestseller charts in 1985, and planted the seeds of his next game, Prince of Persia.

Publication Date:
1480297232 / 9781480297234
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.25" x 8"
Black and White with Bleed
Related Categories:
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs

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