Classic Retro Arcade Videogame books

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I only collect arcade books from 1985 and before.
Valves are from my personal experiences

Classic Video Games Literature List

Classic Videogame Books your can order from AMAZON

Arcade Fever!

Illustrated history of video games, with tributes to 50 all-time favorites like
Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Defender, Q*Bert, Tetris, and many, many others.
You want little-known tips, tricks, and secrets? You want behind-the-scenes
creation stories from the original programmers?

Price Guide to Classic Video Games : Console, Arcade, and Handheld Games

High Score! The Illustrated History of Electronic Games

From pinball to PlayStation, this photo-packed volume chronicles the history of electronic games
which has become both a billion dollar industry as well as a cultural phenomenon.
Featuring hundreds of interviews with game creators and thousands of never-before-seen
photos from the early days, this book honors the games that have captivated youngsters
and the young-at-heart for more than 30 years--making this the ultimate tribute to electronic games


From the fist interactive blips of electronic light at Brookhaven National Labs
and the creation of Spacewar! at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
to the invention of the TV Game Project and the myriad systems of Magnavox, Atari,
Coleco, and Mattel that followed; through the rise of the Golden Age of videogames
and forward into the imagination of millions, Supercade is the first book to illustrate
and document the history, legacy, and visual language of the videogame phenomenon

The Ultimate History of Video Games: From Pong to Pokemon

The Story Behind the Craze That Touched Our Lives and Changed the World

ZAP!: The Rise and Fall of Atari

The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games
This is a great book for classic video games
and is a must have in your collection

The First Quarter : A 25-year History of Video Games

The First Quarter: A 25-year History of Video Games is an insider's look at the entertainment novelty that drove the evolution of high-technology.
The book was compiled from more than 500 first-hand interviews with such people as Nolan Bushnell (founder of Atari),
Shigeru Miyamoto (creator of Donkey Kong), Toru Iwatani (designer of Pac-Man), etc.

OLDER Collectable Video Game books
1985 and older

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Back Pocket Guides
Six different books in the series

Beating the Top '16' Video Games


Break a Million! at Pac-Man

Complete Guide to Electronic Games

Donkey Kong Puzzle and Mazes

Donkey Kong Junior Puzzle and Mazes

How to Win at Dragon's Lair

Easy Solution to Pac-Man

Electronic Game Collector

Family Playbook for Intellivision Games

Ken Uston's Home Video '83

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How to Beat Atari, Intellivision and other Home Video Games

How to Beat the Video Games

How to Master HOME Video Games

How to Master Video Games

How to Repair Video Games

How to Win at Donkey Kong

How to Win at Space Invaders

How to Win at E.T. (two versions)

How to Win at Home Video Games
a Consumer Guide Book

How to Win at Pac-man

How to Win at Video Games
a Consumer Guide Book

How to Win at Video Games

How to Win Video Games

Invasion of the Space Invaders

the Kid's Guide to Home Video

MAD Invaders

MAD Magazine
Man of the Year

Mastering Pac-Man

Mind at Play

Official How to Win at Zaxxon

Pac-Man Activity Book

Pac-Man Are you Ready?

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Pac-Man How to Score 100,000
on the Atari Home Game

a Consumer Guide Book


More Pac-Mania

Pac-Man the Ultimate Key to Winning

Phoenix the Fall & Rise of Home Videogames

The Players Strategy Guide to Atari VCS Home Video Games

Playboy's Guide to Rating the Video Games
I need this for my collection still

Playboy Guide
Fall/Winter 1982

Playing Donkey Kong to Win

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Playing Ms. Pac-Man to Win

Repairing Your Home Video Game

Screen Play
The Story of Video Games

Scoring BIG at Pac-man

Sparrow Book of Video Games

Video Games

the Video Game Scorebook

Video Invaders

the Video Master's Guide to Centipede

the Video Master's Guide to Defender

the Video Master's Guide to Donkey Kong

the Video Master's Guide to Pac-Man

Video War

The Winners Book of Video Games

Zap! The Rise and Fall of Atari

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OTHER Retro books

These are older book that you might want to add to your collection also.

The Kid's Guide to Home Computers

Usborne Guide to Computers

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