Classic Home Video Games, 1972–1984: A Complete Reference by Brett Weiss

By Brett Weiss

This reference paintings presents a accomplished consultant to renowned and imprecise games of the Seventies and early Eighties, overlaying nearly each respectable usa liberate for programmable domestic video game consoles of the pre–Nintendo NES period. incorporated are the subsequent structures: experience imaginative and prescient, APF MP1000, Arcadia 2001, Astrocade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, ColecoVision, Fairchild Channel F, Intellivision, Microvision, Odyssey, Odyssey2, RCA Studio II, Telstar Arcade, and Vectrex.
equipped alphabetically via console model, every one bankruptcy encompasses a background and outline of the sport procedure, by way of sizeable entries for each video game published for that console, despite whilst the sport was once produced. every one game access comprises publisher/developer info and the discharge 12 months, besides an in depth description and, often, the author’s critique. An appendix lists “homebrew” titles which have been created through fanatics and beginner programmers and come for obtain or buy. comprises word list, bibliography and index.

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