Marcus Estrada writes: "Indie games are an increasingly important part of the video game industry. Although they've always been around, it's only in the past decade or so that the concept of "indie development" has finally made its way into the mainstream. At a time like this, Independent By Design: Art & Stories of Game Creation feels the most necessary. This upcoming coffee table book by Stace Harmon and John Robertson. They're not the indie developers, though, they'll just be the means by which indies with intriguing stories get them written up and shared in book format."