Starflight (Steel Gear Press)
Friday, 18 March 2022

Subtitled "How the PC and DOS Exploded Computer Gaming 1987-1994", this book examines why the PC became the gaming juggernaut despite poor graphics and a design aimed at business users. Author Jamie Lendino tells the full story, from the early ill-fated (if influential) failures such as the PCjr and Tandy 1000, and diving deep into the industry-shattering innovations in processing, graphics, sound, software, and distribution that gave the PC (and the gamers who loved it) unprecedented power and reach.

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Along the way, Lendino explores more than 110 of the PC’s most entertaining and important games, revealing how they paved the way for PC supremacy while also offering players new levels of challenge and fun

Author: Jamie Lendino
Publisher: Steel Gear Press
Date: March 2022
Pages: 386
ISBN: 978-1732355293
Print: 1732355290
Kindle: B09VK763LY
Audience: General
Level: Introductory
Category: Graphics & Games and History

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Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches (3rd Edition)

Author: Donald W. Jones & Jeffrey D. Hicks
Publisher: Manning Publications
Pages: 384
ISBN: 978-1617294167
Print: 1617294160
Audience: Admins and devs
Rating: 5
Reviewer: Ian Stirk

This book aims to teach you PowerShell in around 25 hours, how does it fare?



Coding for Kids

Author: Mike McGrath
Publisher: In Easy Steps
Date: February 2019
Pages: 192
ISBN: 978-1840788396
Print: 1840788399
Kindle: B07NVQXYCG
Audience: Kids wanting to code
Rating: 4
Reviewer: Ian Elliot
There are a lot of books for getting kids started on computer programming - why this one?


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