PDF/EPUB Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time


  • Paperback
  • 395
  • Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time
  • Bill Loguidice
  • English
  • 03 July 2018
  • 9780240811468

Bill Loguidice Ó 5 Read & Download

Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time Free download ¼ 5 review Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time Boxes and other materials Vintage Games is the ideal book for game enthusiasts and professionals who desire a broader understanding of the history of videogames and their evolution from a niche to a global marke. In Vintage Games Barton and Loguidice pick 25 games they feel ualify as vintage not just innovative but influential representing and creating a particular branch of games While the authors themselves recognize that no such list is exhaustive their list is very comprehensive it covers the consoles the computers and the arcade games from the text based Zork to sandbox Grand Theft Auto III It s a very basic approach while the authors dwell briefly on issues like gender awareness and copyright they never really delve deeply into anything beyond the game at hand As a genre building exercise it s interesting and provides a fairly detailed picture of video game history but if you re looking for something deeper other books like the oft mentioned Ultimate History of Video Games may be useful False Pretences you re looking for something deeper other books like the oft mentioned Ultimate History of Video Games may be useful

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Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time

Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time Free download ¼ 5 review Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time Vintage Games explores the most influential videogames of all time including Super Mario Bros Grand Theft Auto III Doom The Sims and many Drawing on interviews as well as the authors' own lifelong experience wit. This is the worst game book I ve ever read The authors manage to turn a vivid fun topic into a boring and unbelievably pretentious paper wanna be They use serious words and difficult phrases and litter the pages with totally useless footnotes and in text references in an effort to lend some legitimacy and seriousness that is frankly not neededTwo of my favorite examplesThe game can be played with the mouse11although it can also be played with the cursor keysand the most unbelievable thing I ve read in a video computer book talking of TetrisPerhaps we could also talk about Freud s anal stage with the disappearing lines of tetrominoes analogous to our solid waste being flushed away in the toilet Given this model we might describe Tetris fans as anal retentive compulsively arranging those pieces in some futile uest to achieve the gratification they missed during toilet trainingI rest my caseThe content is not that good either with games seemingly randomly chosen and not much new info to learnUgh Avoid

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Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time Free download ¼ 5 review Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time H videogames the book discusses each game's development predecessors critical reception and influence on the industry It also features hundreds of full color screenshots and images including rare photos of game. A trip down memory lane while bringing credit to the blockbuster games that shaped the gaming industry If you grew up in or around the dawn of video games and followed it along its path you will most surely enjoy and appreciate this bookIf the subject matter was simply to look at the most influential games in their respective genres that would be an enjoyable read What makes this book great however is that it looks at the history of each influential game what games preceded it what kinds of games copied it etc You definitely understand that great video games were never created in a vacuum and the most influential games were generally not even the first of their kind What has made a game popular and influential has always been a convergence of great game design originality technological feats societal timing and breaking into the public awareness The research is well sifted which means a balance of looking at similar games while not being overly dry Some genres have literally spawned thousands of copiescloneswannabes and Vintage Games rightfully picks out a handful of the best in making its points I also felt that the many types of gaming genres were represented well from adventure to first person shooter platformers to performance games and even the iconic text adventures of early computingI enjoyed reading it for fun and now it will also be fun to revisit some of my favorite game genres and perhaps play the genre in context of the book and feel it unfold on my computer Thanks to the authors for creating a book with a uniue perspective in an industry that I enjoy


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  1. says: review Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time Bill Loguidice Ó 5 Read & Download PDF/EPUB Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time

    Bill Loguidice Ó 5 Read & Download review × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Bill Loguidice review Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time This is the worst game book I've ever read The authors manage to turn a vivid fun topic into a boring and unbelievably pretentious paper wanna be They use serious words and difficult phrases and litter the pages with totally useless footnotes and in text references in an effort to lend some legitimacy and seriousness that

  2. says: review × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Bill Loguidice Bill Loguidice Ó 5 Read & Download PDF/EPUB Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time

    Bill Loguidice Ó 5 Read & Download PDF/EPUB Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time I have thoroughly enjoyed reading this I didn’t get to do much gaming growing up so this was a lot of new information for me It was interesting to read about the history of games and how they laid foundations for others All the footnotes and references made me feel like I was reading a dissertation essay rather than a book but at the same time I was grateful for a lot of them because of my ignorance on the subjects

  3. says: review × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Bill Loguidice PDF/EPUB Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time

    PDF/EPUB Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time A trip down memory lane while bringing credit to the blockbuster games that shaped the gaming industry If you grew up in or

  4. says: Bill Loguidice Ó 5 Read & Download review × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Bill Loguidice review Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time

    PDF/EPUB Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time Vintage Games is an analysis of the games that have penetrated most our culture This reviewer finds that Bill Loguidice succeeds in balancing two opposing issues on the one hand he attempts to create an in depth analysis of games that most professionals know by heart thus exposing himself to high nosed derision; on the other he tries to make the analysis palatable by the non expert The book including nine online chapters focuses

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    PDF/EPUB Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time review × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Bill Loguidice In Vintage Games Barton and Loguidice pick 25 games they feel ualify as vintage not just innovative but influential representing and creating a particular branch of games While the authors themselves recognize that no such list is exhaustive their list is very comprehensive it covers the consoles the computers and the arcade games from the t

  6. says: review × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Bill Loguidice PDF/EPUB Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time

    PDF/EPUB Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time A generally pleasant read The authors address a wide spectrum of influential computer and console games in a fairly objective manner The content is intelligent and informative than 'Top 10' or 'Best insert genre here Games of All Time' but not at an academic level either A decent blend of both that's of partic

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    review Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time Bill Loguidice Ó 5 Read & Download PDF/EPUB Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time A rocky first chapter but then pure bliss for the long term gamer I cut my teeth on a 2600 and I'm still gaming today so most of the games in this book I'd played or seen in action but the history behind them and t

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    review Vintage Games An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto Super Mario and the Most Influential Games of All Time review × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Bill Loguidice Bill Loguidice Ó 5 Read & Download Well researched Would have liked box shots than screen shots Will have to go read the bonus chapters on the web

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