The Myth & Legend of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial on the Atari 2600: The Fan’s Quick Start and Strategy Guide
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As an instructional designer and technologist, my goal with this book is remarkably simple, to consolidate and create a job aid for a complex and often frustrating/misunderstood quest. Rather than hunting all over the Internet, the map, tips, and information about the game are all gathered and summarized here. Also, rather than being an obscure Easter Egg in Amazon (like an Earnest Cline/James Halliday egg, especially on the hidden Pacman arcade game), I want to make this guide easier to find. Along with the nostalgia, classic video games and the technology and applied message design behind their creation are fascinating, especially when considering what has been built upon these foundations. I hope you find this guide helpful and motivating... have fun and 'pass on what you have learned'... [Miquel Ramlatchan]
Instructional media design, multimedia design and history, interactive message design, ATARI 2600, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
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Ramlatchan, Miguel and Ramlatchan, William I., "The Myth & Legend of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial on the Atari 2600: The Fan’s Quick Start and Strategy Guide" (2021). Distance Learning Faculty & Staff Books. 2.
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