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Monthly Archives: January 2010

A Brief Review of “Racing the Beam” by Nick Montfort and Ian Bogost

Racing the Beam @ MIT I really enjoyed this. It looks at game design from the perspective of the design of the Atari VCS (2600) system itself — how the limitations and quirks of that game console led to certain design decisions (good and bad) that affected some very seminal games. I’m a programmer, so […]