Items tagged history

From a small Acorn to 37 billion chips: ARM's ascent to tech superpower

An interview with Sophie Wilson, who invented the ARM instruction set.

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The underground story of Cobra, the 1980s’ illicit handmade computer

In their poor, Communist country, Romania's computer curious built an underground industry.

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The history of the strategy game

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Per Aspera Ad Astra

The deep and surprising roots of 4X games.

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Zork And The Z-Machine

Bringing The Mainframe To 8-bit Home Computers

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Inside the work to get Doom on the Super Nintendo

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A Very Brief History of Gamebooks (up to 1979)

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How games whitewash Nazism, and the responsibility developers have to history

Through the Darkest of Times devs explore the industry's dangerous failure when it comes to depicting fascism

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Little Wars

How HG Wells created hobby war gaming

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Machinima is a good reminder of just how disposable the internet is

"None of our digital goods or digital communities will last forever."

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Rockstar's history of America

What do Rockstar games tell us about American history?

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Designing 2D graphics in the Japanese industry

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The History of Square – 1992 Developer Interview

originally featured in Dengeki SFC magazine

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I Sing the Story Electric

Brian Moriarty on the history of interactive fiction.

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The Story of D&D Part One

The Birth, Death, and Resurrection of Dungeons & Dragons

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An Oral History of ‘GoldenEye 007’ on the N64

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A brief history of text-based games and open source

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The CRPG Book Project

Sharing the History of Computer Role-Playing Games

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The History of Mana

How an Austronesian Concept Became a Video Game Mechanic

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The history of RPG magic

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The history of the first person shooter

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The complete history of Nintendo arcade games

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The history of the cheat code

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It's Behind You: the making of a computer game

Free e-book about the way R-Type was ported to the ZX Spectrum; an excellent read.

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Libro de los juegos

A medieval treatise on (board) games

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