Satoshi Tajiri: New Game Design

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Satoshi Tajiri: New Game Design
ISBN: 978-4870258587
Published: December, 1995
Publisher: Enix
Author: Satoshi Tajiri (Game Freak)
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New Game Design (Japanese: 新ゲームデザイン), (slogan: Come and See Video Game Ideas! (Japanese: TVゲームのアイディアが見えてくる!)) is a Japanese book written by Satoshi Tajiri about video game production. It is 160 pages long (of which 1-156 are numbered) and also includes a color fold-out sheet listing different types of games by chronological order under thirteen genres.

The book includes a short four page section about Pokémon Red and Green before they were officially released, in addition to six of Game Freak's other works (Mendel Palace, Yoshi, Mario & Wario, Nontan no KuruKuru Puzzle, Jerry Boy, Pulseman) and many paragraphs about game development, works in the game industry and terminology.

Additionally, the front and back covers appear to have pre-release sprites from Red and Green and possibly other games.[1][2]

This book was published by Enix and there were approximately 15,000 copies sold.[3] HAL Corporation were also responsible for the production. The dimensions of the book are 21×15.2×1.6 cm (8.3×6×0.6 in).


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