The Making of Prince of Persia: Journals 1985 - 1993

By Jordan Mechner
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"The Making of Prince of Persia" by Jordan Mechner takes readers behind the scenes of the legendary video game that revolutionized the industry.

In this gripping and insightful account, Mechner, the creator of Prince of Persia, recounts the tumultuous journey of bringing his vision to life. From the early stages of development to the challenges faced during production, Mechner provides a thrilling narrative of the game's creation, detailing the creative process and technical innovations that made it a sensation.

Readers will gain an intimate understanding of the game's development, as Mechner reveals the inspiration behind its iconic characters, stunning visuals, and innovative gameplay mechanics. With revealing anecdotes and never-before-seen artwork, this book immerses readers in the world of Prince of Persia and showcases the incredible dedication and creativity required to make a classic.

But it is not merely a celebration of success – Mechner also delves into the setbacks and doubts he encountered on his path to success. He candidly shares the challenges faced during production, including deadlines, budget constraints, and the pressure to deliver a groundbreaking game. Through these accounts, readers gain a unique insight into the real-world challenges of game development and the resilience and determination required to overcome them.

"The Making of Prince of Persia" is a must-read for fans of the game, as well as anyone interested in the world of video game development. Mechner's engaging storytelling, combined with stunning visuals and insider perspectives, make this a fascinating and enlightening journey into the creation of a gaming masterpiece.
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