Swords Et Circuitry. A Designers Guide to Computer Role-Playing Games allows you to decipher the arcane mysteries behind role-playing game development tools like plot trees, world bibles, design documents, and game scripts. You'll learn the history of the role-playing game and move on to discover what makes games tick and how to make yours a success ! This book is stocked full of sage advice from game gurus like John Cutter (Betrayal at Kondor), Jon Van Caneghem (Might Et Magic), Chris Taylor (Dungeon Siege), Trent Oster (Neverwinter Nights), Sarah Stocker (Pools of Radiance II : The Ruins of Myth Drannor) and Carly Staehlin (Utlima Online) ! This book also contains actual excerpts from the proposal, design, world layout, and game script documentation of successful games.