The Gamesmaster: My Life in the '80s Geek Culture Trenches with G.I. Joe, Dungeons & Dragons, and the Transformers (Hardcover)
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Flint Dille wrote your childhood. From his work on 80s cartoon classics like Transformers, G.I. Joe, the Garbage Pail Kids, and Inhumanoids to the interactive novels he wrote with Gary Gygax, creator of Dungeons & Dragons, Flint had a hand in many pockets of 80s popular culture. He's worked with 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. The Gamesmaster is Dille's memoir looking through his own unique story, his blend of pop culture, social history, and reportage about the groundbreaking 1980s, and the parts he and his colleagues, collaborators, employers, and friends played in making it a genuine Golden Age.
About the Author
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.