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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Author: Mike McGrath
Publisher: In Easy Steps
Date: January 2021
Pages: 192
ISBN: 978-1840789195
Print: 1840789190
Kindle: B08NF958NM
Audience: Non-programmers wanting to learn to code in Go
Rating: 5
Reviewer: Mike James
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Author: Marie Hicks
Publisher: MIT Press
Pages: 352
ISBN:  978-0262535182
Print: 0262535181
Kindle: B01MV05ABA
Audience: General interest
Rating: 4.5
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