Game Development Reference
second draft, there have been two major acquisitions of major players in the
space, an IPO announcement that shook the foundations of the social gam-
ing sector, and the introduction of a brand-new social network that might well
change the rules of the game. This topic was written quickly, because we know
you need this information in early 2012, not early 2013. As a result, many top-
ics may have depth sufficient only to give you an idea of what to look for; it is
our hope that this volume will spark discussion and inspiration amongst the
community and that we can all continue the conversation online in the coming
months and years.
So let's dive in.