Presents a history of computer gaming, covering such topics as gaming culture and the transition from paper games to computer games, and includes profiles of gaming innovators, including Richard Garriott, Richard Bartle, and John Carmack.much from the early days of Ultima Online, where bugs and outright player cheating nearly brought play to a halt. ... Microsoft would join the fray, too, announcing that it intended to spend $2 billion developing and promoting its console and the Xbox Live network, which ... the back of the system, clicked on their DSL modem, and ran up one million hours of playtime from Christmas Day to New Yeara#39;s Eve.
|Title||:||Dungeons and Dreamers|
|Author||:||Brad J. King, John M. Borland|
|Publisher||:||McGraw-Hill Osborne Media - 2003-08-01|