Phoenix: The Fall & Rise of Video Games

By Leonard Herman

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ISBN: 096438485X
EAN: 9780964384859
ASIN: 096438485X
Publisher: Rolenta Press
Publication Date: 2001-07
Number of Pages: 388
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Phoenix: the autumn & upward thrust of Videogames is a booklet written via Leonard Herman and initially released in December 1994 by means of Rolenta Press. on the time of its booklet, Phoenix used to be the 1st accomplished e-book concerning the historical past of videogames

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Author Name: Leonard Herman

Author Description: Herman, "The online game Scholar", fell in love with videogames the 1st time he performed Pong at a neighborhood bowling alley in 1972. He begun amassing videogames in 1979 after he bought his first Atari VCS after which started writing his first e-book on videogames: ABC To The VCS, which wouldn't be released until eventually 1996. A programmer and technical author by way of exchange, Mr. Herman based Rolenta Press in 1994 to submit his booklet, Phoenix: the autumn & upward thrust of Videogames, the 1st critical publication on videogame heritage. In 2008, online game Informer named Phoenix the #2 booklet on videogames in all time. The identify has been referred because the "Bible of the videogame industry".

Mr. Herman has written videogame-related articles for digital Gaming per month, Videogaming Illustrated, legit US Playstation, video games, part, Pocket video games, vintage Gamer journal, Manci video games, online game Collector, and Gamespot, in addition to modifying game dealer magazine.

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This publication is devoted to my shining stars Ron & Greg & in fact Tamar PHOENIX vi CONTENTS 1 2 three four five 6 7 eight nine 10 eleven 12 thirteen 14 15 sixteen 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 A B C D E F FOREWORD via Ralph H. Baer advent xiii xv desktop background 1970-1973 1974-1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 1 eleven 17 23 31 39 forty three fifty three sixty one seventy seven ninety nine 107 111 117 123 129 141 151 161 173 189 213 237 261 279 293 309 pcs the net sites Magazines Books Bibliography A-1 B-1 C-1 D-1 E-1 F-1 Index photograph Index G-1 H-1 concentrate on Sanders affiliates Ralph Baer Nolan Bushnell Warren Robinett CVC Amiga Gumpei Yokoi Satoshi Tajiri 7 eight 14 forty four ninety three 104 272 274 PHOENIX viii PHOTO CONTENTS 6 6 6 eight 12 12 thirteen thirteen 14 15 18 19 20 20 23 24 24 24 24 25 25 25 27 28 34 35 35 35 37 37 forty-one forty two forty two forty three forty five forty six forty eight forty eight forty nine 50 fifty one fifty two fifty two fifty three fifty seven fifty eight fifty nine sixty one sixty one sixty one sixty two sixty three sixty three sixty four Willy Higinbotham Higinbotham’s Oscilloscope Spacewar Ralph Baer’s Brown field Nutting machine house Magnavox Odyssey Magnavox Odyssey gentle Rifle Al Alcorn Atari Pong Prototype Atari Pong (Arcade) Atari Pong (Console) Coleco Telstar Mattel Electronics Missile assault Fairchild Video leisure method RCA Studio II Coleco Telstar Arcade Atari extremely Pong Doubles Atari Video Pinball & Stunt Cycle Coleco wrestle Milton Bradley Comp IV Mattel soccer Atari Video laptop procedure (VCS) Bally Arcade Milton Bradley Simon Magnavox Odyssey2 Atari Keyboard Controllers Atari contact Me hand-held Atari VCS Breakout Atari four hundred Atari 800 Atari Asteroids Atari Cosmos Milton Bradley Microvision Atari VCS house Invaders Mattel Intellivision Mattel Intellivision computing device Jerrold Playcable Astrovision specialist Arcade Activision Fishing Derby Atari Battlezone Williams Defender Namco Pac-Man Puck-Man emblem Atari VCS Missile Command Atari Tempest Nintendo Donkey Kong First nationwide Kidisc digital video games iciness 1982 Entex Adventurevision Coleco Pac-Man GCE Vectrex Emerson Arcadia 2001 Coleco Colecovision Coleco enlargement Module 1 sixty four sixty four sixty five sixty six sixty seven sixty eight sixty eight sixty nine 70 seventy two seventy five seventy seven seventy eight seventy eight seventy eight seventy nine eighty eighty one eighty one eighty two eighty two eighty four eighty five eighty five eighty five eighty five 86 86 86 86 88 89 ninety two ninety six ninety eight 102 103 one zero five 108 108 109 111 114 117 118 119 119 a hundred and twenty 121 124 127 129 129 a hundred thirty Sega Zaxxon Coleco enlargement Module 2 Atari 5200 Starpath Supercharger Mattel Intellivoice Odyssey2 w/ The Voice Magnavox Odyssey3 Odyssey okay. C. Munchkin Atari 2600 Pac-Man Atari 2600 E. T. Custer’s Revenge Mattel Intellivision II Mattel Intellivision II w/ approach Changer Mattel Intellivision desktop Adaptor Mattel Intellivision tune Synthesizer Mattel Aquarius Atari My First machine Coleco Adam Coleco Gemini Coleco KidVid Ultravision VAS Playaround Amiga strength Module Amiga Joyboard Coleco great motion Controller Coleco curler Controller Atari 5200 Trak-Ball Atari 5200 With VCS Adaptor Atari children’ Controller Milton Bradley Flight Commander solution software program PGP-1 Xonox Double-Ender CVC Gameline homicide an individual? Nintendo Famicom Atari 7800 Atari Mindlink RDI Halcyon Nintendo leisure method Nintendo ROB machine leisure August 1985 NES great Mario Bros Sega grasp method Mattel Captain strength Atari XE video game process Atari 2600 Jr.

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