Book Articles

In addition to magazine articles, I have also written articles or chapters for several books. Those articles are not reprinted here because the books they are in can be easily obtained. However, here’s a list of the books and my material that they contain.

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

by Anthony Ralston (Editor), Edwin D. Reilly (Editor), David Hemmendinger (Editor)
Nature Pub Group, September 2000

Videogame Entry

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SUPERCADE

By Van Burnham
The MIT Press; September 2001

“Atari VCS”

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CONCISE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

by Edwin D. Reilly (Editor)
Wiley, September 2004

Videogame Entry

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THE VIDEO GAME EXPLOSION

by Mark J. P. Wolf (editor)
Greenwood Press, November 2007

  • “Early Home Video Game Systems”
  • “Company Profile: Atari”
  • “System Profile: The Atari Video Computer System (VCS)”
  • “A New Generation of Home Video Game Systems”
  • “Handheld Video Game Systems”
  • “The Later Generation Home Video Game Systems”

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CLASSIC HOME VIDEO GAMES 1989-1990

by Brett Weiss
McFarland Press, March 2012

“Foreword”

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF VIDEO GAMES

by Mark J. P. Wolf (editor)
Greenwood Press, August 2012

BEFORE THE CRASH

by Mark J.P. Wolf (editor)
Wayne State University Press June 15, 2012

“Ball-and-Paddle Consoles”

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF VIDEO GAMES: The Culture, Technology, and Art of Gaming

by Mark J.P. Wolf
Greenwood Press, April 2021

  • Atari VCS 2600 entry
  • Ralph Baer entry
  • AY-3-8500 chip entry
  • Benami entry
  • XaviXPort entry