received for review (this is only older than 1 of my children)
This was FASCINATING.
I found the text accessible and incredibly interesting and as soon as I finished I handed it to my gamer husband, because really.
My other issue with it was one of clumsy organization.... but I couldn't actually fault it for that since I couldn't think of an easier/better way to do it either.
I ended up reading all of the comic-y pages and then all of the text... which is good and bad, but it worked for me.
DO NOT skip the notes-- I ended up with a bookmark for the text and for the notes because they were just as interesting as the text itself.
This is NOT a book on how to design a game. It's all theory.
If that sounds like your thing-- get this. Because it was just really cool.