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by 8bitgamer
Sun Nov 29, 2015 8:04 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Official "Classic Home Video Games" Thread
Replies: 1
Views: 135

Official "Classic Home Video Games" Thread

Hi Everyone, My name is Brett Weiss, and I write articles and books about video games. You can read excerpts from several of my books by clicking on this link: http://www.brettweisswords.com/2015/08/free-sample-pages-retro-video-game-books.html My 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 book is ...
by 8bitgamer
Mon May 11, 2015 7:05 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: My Room of Doom -- Author Brett Weiss
Replies: 0
Views: 141

My Room of Doom -- Author Brett Weiss

Hey fellow gamers: My Room of Doom is featured in a new video by Iretrogamer, formerly the Sega Channel. You can check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rq4A3ZNl4fQ You can check out the books mentioned in the video here: http://www.amazon.com/Brett-Weiss/e/B001JS0BCO/ref=dp_byline_cont_b...
by 8bitgamer
Sun Jan 11, 2015 1:19 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 32
Views: 896

Re: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAIL

A highly positive new review of The 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987: http://southeastbymidwest.com/2014/12/the-100-greatest-console-video-games-1977-1987/ Order the book here: http://www.amazon.com/The-Greatest-Console-Video-Games/dp/0764346180/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1393335803&sr=8-1&ke...
by 8bitgamer
Sun Jan 11, 2015 1:05 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 32
Views: 896

Re: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAIL

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Just had this turn up in the office. It's good but very us centric.
Glad to see my book in the magazine!
by 8bitgamer
Mon Nov 17, 2014 9:16 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 32
Views: 896

Re: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAIL

kiwimike wrote:Cheers for that, will pop onto Amazon in the next few days and put a review up too. :)
That would be great, thanks!
by 8bitgamer
Sun Nov 16, 2014 11:47 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 32
Views: 896

Re: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAIL

Many more reviews are now online, for anyone wanting more information on/opinions about the book: http://squallsnake.com/review-100-greatest-console-video-games-1977-1987-book/ http://brutalgamer.com/2014/11/11/the-100-greatest-console-video-games-1977-1987-book-review/ http://www.popzara.com/cultur...
by 8bitgamer
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:23 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 32
Views: 896

Re: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAIL

kiwimike wrote:I would have found a place for Arcadia 2001's Jungler
Great choice, that was a tough one to leave out!
by 8bitgamer
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:21 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 32
Views: 896

Re: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAIL

Antiriad2097 wrote:Are they aware the lack of ebook is damaging sales? An inexpensive ebook is a no brainer impulse buy, but to stump up for the hard copy I want to know exactly what Im getting, especially since the previous books have been so US biased.
I intend to keep after them, thanks for weighing in!
by 8bitgamer
Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 32
Views: 896

Re: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAIL

[/quote]Congratulations on a great book. Bought it and thoroughly enjoying it. I will be flicking back to this again and again for a read in years to come :) You'll see my thoughts and opinions in an earlier post...but I just wanted to add a quick note to say how nice it was to see a dedication to t...
by 8bitgamer
Thu Oct 30, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: New "For the Gamer" Display at Barnes & Noble
Replies: 0
Views: 95

New "For the Gamer" Display at Barnes & Noble

Beginning Oct. 28 and lasting through the holidays, Barnes & Noble stores have a "For the Gamer" end-cap display. You can find a variety of new offerings, including my "100 Greatest" book: http://www.brettweis...rnes-noble.html That Barnes & Noble would carry such a book, the bulk of which consists ...
by 8bitgamer
Thu Oct 30, 2014 1:02 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 32
Views: 896

Re: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAIL

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Just had this turn up in the office. It's good but very us centric.
Yes, it is, but I hope you enjoy it anyway! US releases are definitely my area of expertise.

BTW, I'm glad to hear my publisher sent you a review copy.
by 8bitgamer
Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:00 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 32
Views: 896

Re: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAIL

Antiriad2097 wrote:
8bitgamer wrote: I'm still waiting for word on an eBook version.
Have you made a decision on this yet?
Unfortunately, it's not up to me, it's up to the publisher. I've inquired about it, but haven't received an answer. I hope it happens.
by 8bitgamer
Sun Oct 05, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 32
Views: 896

Re: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAIL

Reviews for The 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 are starting to come in. You can check out some of them here: http://videogamecritic.com/extras/books/100greatest.htm http://www.brettweisswords.com/2014/10/the-100-greatest-console-video-games.html http://www.examiner.com/article/word-play...
by 8bitgamer
Sun Sep 07, 2014 4:52 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 32
Views: 896

Re: 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987 -- NOW AVAIL

kiwimike wrote:Thanks for that, will check it out, sounds good :)
Thank you!