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Gamish

A Graphic History of Gaming

Edward Ross

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Hardback

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Particular Books
20 October 2020
Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction; Fiction-related items; History: specific events & topics; Media Reference; Other Film, TV & Media; Game Worlds; Games
Golden Axe. The Sims. Half Life. Mega Drive. SNES. Like many teenagers around the world, Edward Ross grew up on a steady diet of video games and fascinating gadgets. As he continued to obsess over video games while drawing comic books, he started wondering what it was that made them more than just a pastime. Why do we play? This gorgeously illustrated book takes us deep into the history of video games, from the early prototypes created in the late 1940s through the growth of the medium in the 1970s and into the modern era, in which games are a crucial part of mainstream culture. Exploring politics, history and personal stories, and moving seamlessly from the greatest hits to engrossing indie games, Gamish is a love letter to an obsession that has gripped more than two billion people around the world.
By:   Edward Ross
Imprint:   Particular Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 170mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   646g
ISBN:   9781846149481
ISBN 10:   1846149487
Pages:   208
Publication Date:   20 October 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT Advanced ,  Primary
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Edward Ross is an Edinburgh based comic book artist, writer and illustrator. He is the author of the widely acclaimed Filmish- A Graphic Journey through Film and has also worked on a series of science themed comics.

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