Game Walkthroughs as a Metaphor for Web Preservation

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Web Science and Digital Libraries Research Group


[First paragraph] Do you remember playing the Atari 400/800 game "Star Raiders"? Probably not, but for me it pretty much defined my existence in middle school: the obvious Star Wars inspiration, the stereo sound, the (for the time) complex game play, the 3D(-ish) first-person orientation -- this was all ground-breaking stuff for 1979. It, along with games like "Eastern Front (1941)", inspired me at a young age to become a video game developer; an inspiration which did not survive my undergraduate graphics course.


© 2013 Michael L. Nelson

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Nelson, Michael L. (2013) Game walkthroughs as a metaphor for Web preservation. Web Science and Digital Libraries Research Group.


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