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Summary: The Video Game Years is Here! The exclusive RetrowareTV.com show that examines the history, culture and oddities of video game history. It will have you learning, laughing and scratching your head as we examine all that transpired in your favorite hobby's past. Time to laugh, learn and reminisce about those glorious Video Game Years. The Video Game Years: Volume 2 [1980-1982] tackles The Golden...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VID

Summary: The Video Game Years is Here! The exclusive RetrowareTV.com show that examines the history, culture and oddities of video game history. It will have you learning, laughing and scratching your head as we examine all that transpired in your favorite hobby's past. Time to laugh, learn and reminisce about those glorious Video Game Years. The Video Game Years tackles years 1977 through to '79,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VID

Wessels, Marcie

Summary: "A picture book biography of Ralph Baer, nicknamed "The Father of Videogames," which shows how a great inventor found a way to transform the early television set into a vehicle for gaming"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 2020

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Cunningham, Kevin

Summary: With advanced HD graphics, motion controls, and 3-D images, video games have come a long way since their earliest days. While these games are fun to play, making them is no simple process. Readers will see how large teams of specialized workers come together to design, plan, and program today's cutting edge video games.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 794.8 CUN

Feldman, Thea

Summary: "A Level 2 Ready-to-Read about careers in the video game industry (video game writer, video game animator, video game programmer)"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FEL

Deaver, Jeffery

Summary: "From the bestselling and award-winning master of suspense, the first novel in a thrilling new series, introducing Colter Shaw. 'You have been abandoned.' A young woman has gone missing in Silicon Valley and her father has hired Colter Shaw to find her. The son of a survivalist family, Shaw is an expert tracker. Now he makes a living as a 'reward seeker,' traveling the country to help police...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DEA

Schreier, Jason

Summary: "You've got your dream job--making video games. You have a great project, great designs, and clever controls. One morning, you get a call from your producer. Turns out that wall-jumping trick won't work because the artists don't have time to design a separate animation just for the plumber to move that way. Also, your lead designer keeps micromanaging the programmers, which is driving them...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Paperbacks 2017

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Sainsbury, Matt.

Summary: "Features interviews with game developers and discussion of the creative process behind video game development. Includes full-color artwork and concept art from 40 video games"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: No Starch Press 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 793 SAI

Harris, Blake J.

Summary: "In the tradition of The Accidental Billionaires and Moneyball, a behind-the-scenes business thriller about how the small, scrappy Sega, led by one unlikely visionary, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and changed the face of entertainment"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.761 HAR

Summary: "Brought to life by director Daniel Junge, this is a tale of brilliant innovations, colossal failures and ego-driven rivalries akin to Steve Jobs versus Bill Gates. It is a 50-year-long, multi-generation epic featuring corporate coups, industrial espionage, secret burial grounds and the promise of unimaginable riches just one cartridge away. The only constant through the saga is this: just when...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Polfeldt, David

Summary: "The inside story of the booming video game industry from the late 1990s to the present, as told by the Managing Director of Ubisoft Massive (The Division, Far Cry 3, Assassin's Creed: Revelations)"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.7 POL

Edery, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: FT Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 EDE

Thiel, Kristin

Summary: "A book for young readers about how video games are created and then sold to the public"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Set Made & Sold 338.4 Thiel 2020

Cube Kid

Summary: "In the first in this series of three unofficial Minecraft adventure books, it's time for our 12-year-old hero to choose his future vocation to study at the Minecraftia school. His options are less than tantalizing: farmer, butcher, crafter, miner. What this noob really wants is to be a warrior like his hero, Steve. So when he learns that the five best students in school that year will get the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUB

Dunlap, Annette

Summary: Charles Gates Dawes: A Life is the first comprehensive biography of an American in whose fascinating story contemporary readers can follow the struggles and triumphs of early twentieth-century America and Europe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Northwestern University Press and the Evanston History Center 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DAWES, CHARLES GATES DUN

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