The Gamesmaster

The Gamesmaster : My Life in the '80s Geek Culture Trenches with G.I. Joe, Dungeons & Dragons, and The Transformers

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The Gamesmaster is a narrative memoir chronicling the life and career of Flint Dille. And while he isn't exactly a household name, you almost certainly know his work-which includes credits from some of the most important and successful entertainment franchises throughout the world across the cartoon, film, video game, and comic book industries and beyond.

Dille started his career writing and producing Saturday morning television shows, including Transformers and G.I. Joe, while also writing interactive novels with Gary Gygax, the creator of Dungeons & Dragons. From there, he'd go on to work with the likes of Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Frank Miller, Jack Kirby, and a raft of others as a writer, story editor, show runner, and/or producer of iconic entertainment in almost every medium.

Dille's memoir is an entertaining blend of pop culture, social history, and reportage about the exciting, groundbreaking 1980s, and the parts he and his colleagues, collaborators, employers, and friends played in making it a genuine Golden Age.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 312 pages
  • 140 x 216mm
  • California, United States
  • English
  • 1644280124
  • 9781644280126

About Flint Dille

Throughout his decades-long career, Flint Dille has found himself on the forefront of storytelling landscape. From his work on Saturday morning cartoons and feature-length films, to video games and augmented reality mobile games, Dille has used is storytelling prowess to thrill fans of some of the largest entertainment franchises, including Transformers, G.I. Joe, James Bond, Batman, Superman, Pokemon and Dungeons & Dragons, while working with some of the most-celebrated minds in entertainment, such as Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Frank Miller, Jack Kirby, and Gary Gygax. Along with John Zuur Platten of The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Writing and Design, which has been hailed as one of the preeminent books on the subject. He currently lives in Los Angeles.
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