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Video games

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

APh Technological Consulting records

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: 123.APh
Overview This collection consists of the records created by APh Technological Consulting firm, based in Pasadena, California, contracted by Mattel Electronics to create games for the Intellivision video game system. The materials date from 1978 to 1993, with a bulk of the materials from 1981 to 1982. The records are comprised of correspondence, development documentation, industry articles and newspaper clippings, marketing materials, and other administrative documents.

Atari Cosmos Programmable Game System collection

 File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 119.215
Abstract This documentation on the Atari Cosmos game system was provided by Dan Kramer, former Atari Engineering staff member in the Consumer Electronics division. Materials include four hologram screens (two for Superman EG502, 1981 and two for Asteroids EG505, 1981) and copies of photocopied press releases and images of the COSMOS game system.

Ben Gonyo Gamers collection

 File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 110.11753
Abstract The Ben Gonyo Gamers collection contains nearly 1 TB of digital content, comprising interviews, game capture, and other related footage. Digital files are arranged into Conventions, Game Companies, Game Footage, Player Interviews, and more. Also included in this collection are a DVD (62-minute cut) of Gamers and printed information about the documentary. In the summer of 2010, the film began showing in heavy rotation...

Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom source code printout

 File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 118.8351
Abstract This is a source code printout for the Sega arcade game Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom, ported for the Atari 2600, c. 1983.

Dean Sitton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 122.6240
Abstract This is a collection of internal materials from Sega of America, notably documenting the development of Sonic the Hedgehog for English-speaking audiences. The materials are dated between 1990 and 1994.

ICHEG Video Game Play Capture Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: ICHEG-VGPC
Abstract This collection contains several dozen terabytes of digital capture recorded during the IMLS-funded Video Game Capture Project at The Strong. Researchers interested in this resource should contact staff from ICHEG for contents/extent of video games available from this project.

Insomniac Games records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 119.6337
Abstract The Insomniac Games records are a compilation of game design documentation, including notes, descriptions, drawings, and more, for various games created by Insomniac Games. The materials are dated between 1998 and 2005.

Mark B. Lesser papers

 Collection — Box 1-3: [Mark B. Lesser papers]
Identifier: 119.3686
Abstract The Mark B. Lesser papers are a compilation of technical documentation, notes, memos, and other information related to the programming of Mattel Electronics’ handheld games (including Auto Race, Football, and Baseball), as well as documentation for other video game designs. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1976 and 1978.

Michael and Muffy Berlyn papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 119.2588
Abstract The Michael and Muffy Berlyn papers contain game design documentation, notes, sketches, memos, and other materials related to video games and other creative pursuits. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1983 and 2011.

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.