Tag Archives: Atari

Dissertation Notes: Put ‘Er, um, there: The Atari Secret Handshake

“Dissertation Notes” is the oh-so-clever name of my (semi) regular segment briefly highlighting the interesting, unusual, or thought-provoking materials I have come across while working on my dissertation. Are you a true Atari fanatic? A real one? Come on, be … Continue reading

Posted in "Dissertation Notes", History, Video Games | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Some News Updates

A few months ago, I took part in a presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association for State and Local History in Richmond, VA.  I promised eventually I would post the video of that presentation as it had … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Great Video Game Crash Revisited

The Great Video Game Crash The period of roughly 1982-84 has achieved a sort of mythical status among observers of video games as the period when the video game industry collapsed, it’s catastrophic fall just as dramatic as its precipitous … Continue reading

Posted in Video Games | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments