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Computer games

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Ken and Roberta Williams’ Sierra On-Line collection

 Collection — Box 1-4: [Ken and Roberta Williams' Sierra On-Line collection]
Identifier: 111.4936
Abstract Ken and Roberta Williams’ Sierra On-Line collection is a compilation of corporate records, publicity, financial reports, game catalogs, newsletters, magazines, published books, and other materials from Sierra On-Line. Additionally, the materials on loan to The Strong supplement this collection with original script ideas, notes, planning information, sketches, and other game design-related papers.

Living Books collection

 Collection — Box 1-14: [Living Books collection]
Identifier: 116.246
Abstract The Living Books collection is a compilation of corporate records, financial documents, product development documentation, marketing materials, publicity clippings, reference materials, and more. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1993 and 1997.

Mark Day papers

 Collection — Box 1-2: [Mark Day papers]
Identifier: 115.430
Abstract The Mark Day papers are a compilation of game designs, planning materials, drawings, and video game magazines. The bulk of the materials in this collection are dated from 1995.

Michael Newman journal articles collection

 Collection — digital collection: [Michael Newman journal articles collection (digital)]
Identifier: 2014.newman
Scope and Content Note This collection of 431 journal/magazine/newspapers articles on early video games, the home video game market crash of 1983, home video game companies, and other related topics was shared with staff at The Strong by Michael Newman in 2014. Advertisements and some photocopied book chapters are also included in this resource. Of note is the hard-to-find text from Video Games and Human Development: A Research Agenda for the '80s - Papers and Proceedings of a...

Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation (MECC) collection

 Collection — Box 1-9: [MECC collection]
Identifier: 2016.mecc
Abstract The Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation (MECC) collection is a compilation of materials on the development of The Oregon Trailand other MECC educational computer programs, as well as various related news articles, journals, photographs, floppy disks, VHS tapes, and more. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1973 and 1998.

Paul Reiche III papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 118.2627
Abstract The Paul Reiche III papers are a compilation of game design concepts and related documentation for both tabletop role-playing games and video games. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1983 and 1996, though some materials are undated.

Penguin Software collection

 Collection — Box 1-2: [Penguin Software collection]
Identifier: 114.52
Overview The Penguin Software collection is a compilation of game design documentation, correspondence, text drafts, publications, computer code printouts, and floppy disks created or used by Mark Pelczarski of Penguin Software (later Polarware). The bulk of the materials are dated between 1982 and 1986.

Scott Adams papers

 Collection — Box 1-4: [Scott Adams papers]
Identifier: 117.2818
Abstract The Scott Adams papers are a compilation of printed source code, notes, correspondence, publicity materials, and personal papers relating to Scott Adams or his software company, Adventure International. The bulk of the materials are from 1978-1987.

Sumerian Game collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 116.sumer
Abstract The Sumerian Game collection contains three teletype printouts from the Sumerian Game (also called Sumer), one of the first educational computer games, along with photographic slides and a research report filed to the Office of Education at the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. The dated materials are from 1962-1967, though some items are undated. Scans of the slides were created...

Tengen, Inc. records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 114.tengen
Overview The Tengen, Inc. records contain artwork, promotional and trade show materials, posters, correspondence, photographs, assembly drawings, and schematics. A sizeable portion of this collection covers marketing and publicity in the form of sell sheets. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1987 and 1994.