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The Surbey of Books for Game developer in GDC 2016
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GDC 2016 version
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March 31, 2016
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IGDA Japan
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1. Each participants can vote maximum 5 books you want to recommend to others.
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2. Books must be pablished in 2015 and written in English.
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3. This survey was held from March 16 to 31th.
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Name of bookNumber of boatGenreAmazon URL
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Getting Gamers: The Psychology of Video Games and Their Impact on the People who Play Them10Psychologyhttp://www.amazon.com/Getting-Gamers-Psychology-Impact-People/dp/1442239999/
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A Brief History of Video Games9Historyhttp://www.amazon.com/Brief-History-Video-Games/dp/0762456159/
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Unity 5 Game Optimization9Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Unity-Game-Optimization-Chris-Dickinson/dp/1785884581/
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Android: Programming in a Day: The Power Guide for Beginners In Android App Programming8Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Android-Programming-Day-Power-Beginners/dp/1507893744/
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Game Development and Simulation with Unreal Technology8Programming
http://www.amazon.com/Game-Development-Simulation-Unreal-Technology/dp/149870624X/
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Learning C++ by Creating Games with UE48Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Learning-C-Creating-Games-UE4/dp/1784396575/
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Game Dev Unchained: Game Industry Survival Guide7Carrerhttp://www.amazon.com/Game-Dev-Unchained-Industry-Survival-ebook/dp/B015ZO019K/
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The Indie Game Developer Handbook7Programming, Industryhttp://www.amazon.com/Indie-Game-Developer-Handbook/dp/1138828424/
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Unity 5.x Cookbook6Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Unity-5-x-Cookbook-Matt-Smith/dp/1784391360/
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Android game programming: Step by Step Guide How to create Your Own Android App Easy!6Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Android-game-programming-Guide-create/dp/1519138962/
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Unity 5 from Zero to Proficiency (Foundations): A step-by-step guide to creating your first game6Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Unity-Proficiency-Foundations-step---step/dp/1518699898/
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Unity in Action: Multiplatform Game Development in C# with Unity 56Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Unity-Action-Multiplatform-Game-Development/dp/161729232X/
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Beginner's Guide (Video Game Careers Book 1)5Carrerhttp://www.amazon.com/Beginners-Guide-Video-Game-Careers-ebook/dp/B017IHVSMQ/
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Game Art: Art from 40 Video Games and Interviews with Their Creators52D Arthttp://www.amazon.com/Game-Art-Video-Interviews-Creators/dp/1593276656/
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Cocos2d-x Cookbook5Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Cocos2d-x-Cookbook-Akihiro-Matsuura/dp/1783284757/
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2D iOS & tvOS Games by Tutorials: Beginning 2D iOS and tvOS Game Development with Swift 25Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/iOS-tvOS-Games-Tutorials-Development/dp/1942878141/
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Unity Game Development in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself (2nd Edition)5Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Unity-Development-Hours-Teach-Yourself/dp/0672337517/
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Video Games: Design and Code Your Own Adventure (Build It Yourself)5Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Video-Games-Design-Adventure-Yourself/dp/1619303000/
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Unity 5 from Zero to Proficiency (Beginner): A step-by-step guide to coding your first game with Unity (Volume 2)4Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Unity-Proficiency-Beginner-step---step/dp/152290770X/
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Unity Virtual Reality Projects4Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Virtual-Reality-Projects-Jonathan-Linowes/dp/178398855X/
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Multiplayer Game Programming: Architecting Networked Games (Game Design)4Game Design, Programming
http://www.amazon.com/Multiplayer-Game-Programming-Architecting-Networked/dp/0134034309/
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Design Patterns: The Easy Way, w/ Java Standard Solutions for Everyday Programming Problems; Great for: Game Programming, System Administration, App Programming, Automation & Database Systems3Game Design
http://www.amazon.com/Design-Patterns-Programming-Administration-Automation-ebook/dp/B0180FSQFM/
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Shigeru Miyamoto: Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda (Influential Video Game Designers)3History
http://www.amazon.com/Shigeru-Miyamoto-Donkey-Influential-Designers-ebook/dp/B00W3G85BU/
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Getting Started with Unity 53Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Getting-Started-Unity-Edward-Lavieri/dp/1784398314/
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Boost.Asio C++ Network Programming - Second Edition3Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Boost-Asio-C-Network-Programming-Second/dp/1785283073/
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Building an FPS Game with Unity2Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Building-Game-Unity-John-Doran/dp/178217480X/
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Unity Animation Essentials2Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Unity-Animation-Essentials-Alan-Thorn/dp/1782174818/
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Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation2Historyhttp://www.amazon.com/Console-Wars-Nintendo-Defined-Generation/dp/0062276700/
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Creative Writing Career 2: Interviews with Screenwriters, Authors, and Video Game Writers (Creative Mentor)2Writinghttp://www.amazon.com/Creative-Writing-Career-Additional-Screenwriters/dp/1517356016
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Learning Unreal Engine Android Game Development2Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Learning-Unreal-Engine-Android-Development/dp/178439436X/
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Learning Unreal Engine iOS Game Development2Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Learning-Unreal-Engine-Game-Development/dp/1784397717/
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Learning Virtual Reality: Developing Immersive Experiences and Applications for Desktop, Web, and Mobile2Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Learning-Virtual-Reality-Experiences-Applications/dp/1491922834/
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Mastering The Game: What Video Games Can Teach Us About Success In Life2Othershttp://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Game-Video-Games-Success/dp/1508762554/
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Slay the Dragon: Writing Great Video Games2Writinghttp://www.amazon.com/Slay-Dragon-Writing-Great-Video/dp/1615932291/
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Haxe Game Development Essentials1Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Haxe-Development-Essentials-Jeremy-McCurdy/dp/1785289780/
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iOS 9 Game Development Essentials1Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/iOS-9-Game-Development-Essentials/dp/1784391433/
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iOS 9 Programming Fundamentals with Swift: Swift, Xcode, and Cocoa Basics1Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/iOS-Programming-Fundamentals-Swift-Basics/dp/1491936770/
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iOS Game Development By Example1Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Game-Development-Example-Samanyu-Chopra/dp/178528469X/
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Learning Java by Building Android Games - Explore Java Through Mobile Game Development1Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Learning-Java-Building-Android-Games/dp/1784398853/
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Level Zero: Build 5 Mobile Games in Just 5 Days - No Coding Required1Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Level-Zero-Mobile-Coding-Required-ebook/dp/B0188LDZ86/
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Qt5 Blueprints1Web Design, User Experiencehttp://www.amazon.com/Qt5-Blueprints-Symeon-Huang/dp/1784394610/
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Sketching from the Imagination: Sci-fi12D Arthttp://www.amazon.com/Sketching-Imagination-Sci-fi-3dtotal-Publishing/dp/1909414220/
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The Game Narrative Toolbox (Focal Press Game Design Workshops)1Game Designhttp://www.amazon.com/Narrative-Toolbox-Focal-Design-Workshops/dp/1138787086/
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The State of Play: Creators and Critics on Video Game Culture1Othershttp://www.amazon.com/State-Play-Creators-Critics-Culture/dp/1609806395/
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The Untold History of Japanese Game Developers Volume 2: Monochrome1Industryhttp://www.amazon.com/Untold-History-Japanese-Game-Developers/dp/1518655319/
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Game Audio Implementation: A Practical Guide Using the Unreal Engine1Audiohttp://www.amazon.co.jp/Game-Audio-Implementation-Practical-Unreal/dp/1138777242/
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Works of Game: On the Aesthetics of Games and Art (Playful Thinking series)1Programminghttp://www.amazon.com/Works-Game-Aesthetics-Playful-Thinking/dp/0262029073/
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Art of Game DesignGame Designhttp://www.amazon.com/Art-Game-Design-book-lenses-ebook/dp/B00ALUHNX6/
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Knowledge Games: How Playing Games Can Solve Problems, Create Insight, and Make Change (Tech.edu: A Hopkins Series on Education and Technology)Programming, History
http://www.amazon.com/Knowledge-Games-Problems-Education-Technology/dp/1421419203/
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Design Rules for Free-to-Play GamesBusinesshttp://www.amazon.com/Design-Rules-Free---Play-Games-ebook/dp/B009RT7Q3Y/
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Glued to Games: How Video Games Draw Us In and Hold Us Spellbound (New Directions in Media)Psychologyhttp://www.amazon.com/Glued-Games-Video-Spellbound-Directions/dp/0313362246/
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Agile game development with ScrumProgramming
http://www.amazon.com/Agile-Development-Scrum-Addison-Wesley-Signature/dp/0321618521/
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The Essential Guide to Game Audio: The Theory and Practice of Sound for GamesAudiohttp://www.amazon.com/Essential-Guide-Game-Audio-Practice/dp/041570670X/
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Occupation(職業)
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Game Designer11
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Programmer10
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Artist4
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Audio/Sound related4
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Producer/Director1
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Teacher/Resercher/Student5
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Other2
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Experience in Game industry(業界歴)
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less than 5 years23
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5 to 10 years7
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11 to 15 years5
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16 to 20 years1
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