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Jordan Mechner post his old journals that detail the creation of the original Prince of Persia
Posted by stenchy on Jun 4th, 2009
Here's an interesting story for all of you budding developers out there. Jordan Mechner, the creative mind behind the original Prince of Persia, amongst many other things, has posted his old journals on his website. They date back to 1985 and detail the trials and tribulations of developing Prince along with his other pursuits in game development and film-making, starting with its conception as a single notion discussed over lunch.
Here's some of the first footage he recorded for the game:
It's a somewhat entertaining read, especially so for developers — as you can identify with the roller-coaster of emotions depicted throughout Jordan's close to five years of time spent on the project in its various forms.
Read the full journal log on Jordan's site.
Heard about this via Idle Thumbs!