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List 03. Archival Collections Related to Video and Other Electronic Games

 Record Group
Identifier: List 03
Collections within the archives that relate to video game companies, video game design, video game history, and the development of video and other electronic games.

Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:

Scoop Shoppe Family Fun Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 123.3041
Overview This collection consists of the records of the Scoop Shoppe Family Fun Center, a video game arcade and ice cream shop in 1980s, Silver Spring, Maryland. The materials are dated from 1981 to 1983. The records are comprised of handwritten notes, photographs, financial documents, correspondence, promotional materials, fliers, game operation manuals, and administrative documents.

Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection

 Collection — Box 1-13: [Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection]
Identifier: 116.7102
Abstract The Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection is a compilation of fliers, brochures, hand-outs, manuals, and catalogs collected by Kordek during his six decades in the coin-operated games industry. The bulk of the materials are from 1968 through 1995.

Suez Canal Bulldozer game collection

 File — digital archival collection
Identifier: 121.1504
Abstract In March 2021, a 1,300-foot freight liner called the Ever Given ran aground in the Suez Canal, where it remained for six days -- halting all maritime traffic through the waterway and impacting global commerce to the tune of billions of dollars. While the boat was still trapped in the Suez, game design Eric Wilder created a video game to commemorate the event. This digital collection contains approx. 2 MB of digital game assets, source code, and publicity articles related to Eric Wilder's 2021...

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.

Terrell Touchstone Sim floppy disks

 File
Identifier: 120.4516
Abstract Two 3.5" floppy disks of Maxis prototypes, SimEnvironment (c. 1992) and SimRefinery (c. 1993).

The Gaming Intelligence Agency (GIA) website

 File — digital archival collection
Identifier: 121.5542
Abstract This is a mirrored website backup of The Gaming Intelligence Agency (GIA), a gaming website run by Andrew Vestal from 1998-2002. (Mirror is from April 1, 2002.) These materials are accessible on-site at The Strong.

The UnOfficial Squaresoft Home Page website

 File — digital archival collection
Identifier: 121.5541
Abstract This is a mirrored website backup of The UnOfficial Squaresoft Home Page, a gaming website run by Andrew Vestal from 1995-1997. (Mirror is from November 1996.) These materials are accessible on-site at The Strong.

Tomb Raider: Anniversary source code for PlayStation Portable (PSP)

 Item — digital archival collection
Identifier: 120.4239
Abstract This resource is a digital set of source code for a cancelled Tomb Raider game for PlayStation Portable (PSP). Also included with these files is a folder called "ArtBase.zip," which is the original code, along with an .EXE of a homebrew tool to view some of the art files. These materials are accessible on-site at The Strong and cannot be shared remotely.

Tony Van collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Tony Van collection]
Identifier: 112.1021
Collection Scope and Content Note This small collection of materials contains a selection of exhibitor handouts, presentation handouts, a conference guide, and a totebag gathered by Tony Van at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco in 2007. The "swag" associated with this material has been removed to Collections. Proceedings of other GDCs have been removed to the library stacks.