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Dungeons and Dreamers: The Rise of Computer Game Culture from Geek to Chic By Brad King

Dungeons and Dreamers: The Rise of Computer Game Culture from Geek to Chic by Brad King

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Summary

Takes you into the living rooms and cacophonous gaming environs of gaming kingpins like Richard Garriott and John Carmack, who invented games such as Quake and DOOM. This title provides information about gamers who make their living by winning gaming tournaments, and secrets of gamers who practically live at LAN parties and gaming conventions.

Dungeons and Dreamers: The Rise of Computer Game Culture from Geek to Chic Summary

Dungeons and Dreamers: The Rise of Computer Game Culture from Geek to Chic by Brad King

Enter the quiet living rooms and cacophonous gaming environs of gaming kingpins like Richard Garriott and John Carmack, who invented games such as Quake and DOOM. Learn about gamers who make their living by winning gaming tournaments, and secrets of devoted gamers who practically live at LAN parties and gaming conventions.

About Brad King

Brad King (Austin, TX) is currently a freelancer writer in technology and culture. He will be teaching a class on new media journalism at the University of Texas this coming fall. John Borland (San Francisco, CA) is a senior writer at CNET Networks News.com, where he covers digital entertainment, including music, movies and video games.

Table of Contents

1: Together 2: Machines at Play 3: Building Community, Building Business 4: Brave New Worlds 5: Log On, Shoot Down 6: Homebrewed Gamers 7: Losing the Game 8: Gamers, Interrupted 9: Unleashed 10: Herding Gamers Epilogue: Beginning Again

Additional information

GOR010732829
9780072228885
0072228881
Dungeons and Dreamers: The Rise of Computer Game Culture from Geek to Chic by Brad King
Used - Like New
Hardback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2003-08-16
288
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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