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Encyclopedia of video games : the culture, technology, and art of gaming

Author: Mark J P Wolf
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This two-volume encyclopedia addresses the key people, companies, regions, games, systems, institutions, technologies, and theoretical concepts in the world of video games, serving as a unique resource for students. The work comprises over 300 entries from 97 contributors, including Ralph Baer and Nolan Bushnell, founders of the video game industry and some of its earliest games and systems. Contributing authors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark J P Wolf
ISBN: 9780313379369 031337936X 9780313379376 0313379378
OCLC Number: 768800401
Description: 2 volumes (xxiv, 763 pages) : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: V. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M-Z.
Responsibility: Mark J.P. Wolf, editor.

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This encyclopedia collects and organizes theoretical and historical content on the topic of video games, covering the people, systems, technologies, and theoretical concepts as well as the games  Read more...

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