Phoenix: The Fall and Rise of Videogames

  • The 2nd edition of Phoenix: The Fall & Rise of Videogames is now available! New to the 2nd edition include:
      * Individual chapters covering 1994, 1995, & 1996.
      * Over 130 photographs
      * Summary of early computer/game machines including the
        Commodore 64 and the Atari 400/800.
      * Brief history of the internet.
      * Internet newsgroup and Web addresses of interest to
        videogame fans.
      * Expanded coverage of historically important arcade machines.
      * Foreword by Keith 'Videotopia' Feinstein.

  • We at AGH are unanimous in the belief that "Phoenix" is far and away the definitive book on the history of videogames. If you're looking for facts without the hype, this book is for you. Herman has closely followed the gaming scene from its early roots and is well renowned for coming up with facts and figures that no other industry pundit can.

  • All owners of the original book are entitled to purchase the new edition for $10.00; 50% off the $19.95 cover price. If you purchased the original through Rolenta Press, then you should have received a flier in the mail announcing the new edition (unless you moved in the past three years and they can't find you). If you purchased the 1st edition in a store and would like to buy the second, just send the coupon found on the last page of the 1st edition with a check or money order for $10.00 to:
  • For those who are purchasing Phoenix for the first time, send $19.95 + s&h (see * below) to Rolenta Press. The book will be shipped as soon payment is received by the publisher (unless you send a check, in which case it may take up to a week longer for it to clear).

  • NJ residents - please include 6% of book price (not shipping) for sales tax.

  • Postage & handling:
      US - $3.00
      Canada & Mexico - $4.00
      Europe & South America - $6.00
      Asia & Australia - $8.00

  • All orders from outside the US must be made on an International money order or International check payable in US dollars through a US bank!

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