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This is a rich-kids/rich-parents book, in the sense that those who buy it probably will not think for an instant of the fact that 90% of the world will never, ever, play a video... Read morePublished on July 31, 2004 by Robert David STEELE Vivas
While not as engaging as the competition, this book offers enough to be read. Some of the stories are the same that you see in many other books, but this book does give you a... Read morePublished on September 1, 2003 by Randy Given
J.C. Herz may be able to articulate herself well, but the subject matter warrants more than what she offers. Read morePublished on May 9, 2003 by Erik
This is a great read for gamer developers in between reading other books about vector math, pixel shading, and what not. Read morePublished on November 8, 2002 by "arggg"
...absolute fluff. While Herz is trying to put a spin on the history of gaming, she just about ignores the actualy history behind much of it, instead depending on personal... Read morePublished on December 31, 2001 by "mw_carter"
...but it just irritated you to no end. I must say that Herz's prose is quite unique-- more colorful than Kent's 'The First Quarter' but not anywhere near researched. Read morePublished on February 8, 2001
If this is hi-tech, then call me a Luddite.
It never ceases to amaze me how quickly people jettison their critical faculties when talking about hi-tech. Read more