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Play tells the sensational story of how the creative vision of game designers gave rise to one of the world's most popular and dynamic art form A fantastic read Donovan does tend to lose focus and refer to other genres and games and issues in each chapter but it s really a great book on the subject

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Replay by Tristan Donovan

The ultimate history of video games Based on extensive research and over exclusive interviews with key movers and shakers from gaming's past Re I m sure this would be a lovely book if it were interesting It might be my lack of interest in the subject matter that is to blame for that though I didn t finish this one not even close because it soon became clear that you had to have at least a working knowledge of video games to really appreciate it This isn t a book for beginners and that s fine so long as you know that going in

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A riveting account of the strange birth and remarkable evolution of the most important development in entertainment since television Replay is Just the fact that this book goes and talks about the gaming communities out of the US and Japan should be reason enough for you to read it if you re interested in the history of video games but it also talks about the obscure games that influenced the world we live in right now the now unknown people that made this universe that we live in for a considerable part of our timeThis book covers a HUGE amount of content from the beginnings to nowadays full of interesting anecdotes and facts you might not know about your favorite games and the people who built them Must read for anyone interested in games


10 thoughts on “Replay by Tristan Donovan

  1. says:

    Executive Summary This book doesn't offer the depth of history that some of the others I've read do but what it lacks in depth it makes up for in its breadth If you want a higher level history of video games this may be a better choice that some of the other books out thereAudiobook Gary Furlong does exactly what I want from a nonfiction nar

  2. says:

    Amazing Will read that one again because I just love hearing about this stuff This book is packed with extremely interesting information about how many block buster games came to be For a lot of them when the writer starts talking about a new story you have no clue about which game this is going to be Then bit by bit you see where he’s going and bam You understand that these mega hits were often huge risks wi

  3. says:

    Just the fact that this book goes and talks about the gaming communities out of the US and Japan should be reason enough for you to read it if you're interested in the history of video games but it also talks about the obscure games that influenced the world we live in right now the now unknown people that made this universe that

  4. says:

    I'm sure this would be a lovely book if it were interesting It might be my lack of interest in the subject matter that is to blame for that though I didn't finish this one not even close because it soon became clear that you had to have at least a working knowledge of video games to really appreciate it This isn't a book for beginners and that's fine so long as you know that going in

  5. says:

    What a great walk down memory lane With the added bonus of hearing about the business world and decisions that were made during the

  6. says:

    This is a solid book that works very well as a compliment to other video game history books It goes up to 2009 and hits on the European game industry games as art and other things that mainstream books on the subject tend to leave out There is also a very comprehensive list of must play games and consoles in the back of the book which is a joy to flip throughMy main gripe with this one is that the author tends to jump around fr

  7. says:

    This provides a big picture view of the history of video games from the first computers up until the advent of mobile and Steam games As a br

  8. says:

    I lived through the bulk of the history recounted in the book I missed the early days of Pong and some of the earliest games played in universities and arcades but by the early 80s I was right there with the Atari 2600 Infocom text adventures

  9. says:

    A fantastic read Donovan does tend to lose focus and refer to other genres and games and issues in each chapter but it's really a great book on the subject

  10. says:

    As a book that only focuses on trents and art it is a good book to start your game history from Thoug it mentions several animals the elephants are not between that's why it could only get 4 stars

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