Classic Retro Arcade Videogame books

ALL books are from my personal collection

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



Supercade

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

BLIPS

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


Pac-Mania
a Consumer Guide Book


Pac-Mania


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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