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Before the crash

Mark J. P. Wolf

Before the crash

early video game history

by Mark J. P. Wolf

  • 254 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Video games,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mark J. P. Wolf
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1469.3 B44 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25197861M
    ISBN 109780814334508, 9780814337226
    LC Control Number2012001474

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