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The 100 Greatest Retro Videogames

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From platformers to puzzlers to shooters, this brilliantly illustrated book showcases the 100 greatest retro video games, as chosen by the experts at Retro Gamer magazine. It looks at everything from 8-bit hits such as Pac-Man and Manic Miner to Halo: Combat Evolved and Resident Evil 4. In addition to the top 100, there's also in-depth coverage of the biggest games, including gorgeous screenshots and artworks, and revealing interviews with their creators. Interviews include Shigeru Miyamoto on Super Mario Bros, John Romero on DOOM, Toru Iwatani on Pac-Man, Alexey Pajitnov on Tetris.

The 100 Greatest Console Video Games 1977 1987

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There have been many top 100 books before, but rarely one like this. Here are the best of the early video games, shown in over 400 color photos and described in incredible detail in the entertaining and informative text. Each game's entry features production history, critical commentary, quotes from industry professionals, gameplay details, comparisons to other games, and more. This book celebrates the very best of the interactive entertainment industry's games from this highly crucial, fondly remembered decade. This pivotal period was marked by the introduction of the indispensable Atari 2600, Odyssey2, and Intellivision, the unleashing of the underrated Vectrex, the mind-blowing debut of the next-gen ColecoVision and Atari 5200, plus the rebirth of the industry through Nintendo's legendary juggernaut, the NES. Whether you're young or old, new to the hobby or a hardcore collector, this book will introduce you to or remind you of some of the greatest, most historically important games ever made.

The 100 Greatest Baseball Games of the 20th Century Ranked

Author : Joseph J. Dittmar
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More than 150,000 major league baseball games were played in the 20th century. Here are ranked the 100 greatest, the very best (less than 1/10th of 1 percent) of the contests. They feature brilliant individual pitching performances, pitching duels, remarkable individual batting achievements, team offensive explosions, mind-numbing comebacks, multiple lead changes, team rivalries and heroics in final at-bats. The games are from the regular season, pennant races, playoffs, and the World Series. The inclusion of some games might be surprising, but all of them twanged or hammered the nerves of both spectators and participants.

The Greatest 100 Retro Games You Must Play

Author : John Doe
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Voted the best 100 games by the readers of Retro Gamer magazine, this book covers everything from platform games top racing games, 8Bit hits like Pac Man and Manic Miner, to recent classics like Resident Evil and Skyrim. This book provides an in-depth commentary on the best of the best.

The 100 Greatest Days in New York Sports

Author : Stuart Miller
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New York City sports history, like the city itself, is noisy, confident, and endlessly fascinating. This is the city where Joe Louis struck a blow against the Nazis, where major league baseball was integrated, and where marathons and professional tennis came into their own. The 100 Greatest Days in New York Sports, Updated Edition, recounts New York’s greatest sporting moments, from Jackie Robinson integrating baseball to the Ali-Frazier fight to the New York Giants stunning the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII. It covers dramatic sporting events involving the likes of Babe Ruth, Muhammad Ali, Serena Williams, Reggie Jackson, Dr. J, Joe Namath, and many more. This updated edition features a new, chronological approach to highlight the remarkable history and development of sports in the city and the nation. It also includes many new moments, an updated ranking, and a single list that incorporates events that took place outside the city but involved New York teams. Pick a sport—baseball, football, basketball, boxing, tennis—and in every case New York has had front-row seats for the sport’s major developments and most memorable events. The 100 Greatest Days in New York Sports illuminates how important sports are to the life of New York and the city’s preeminent place in American sports history. It’s about all the “firsts” that occurred here, the many titles that have been won, and all the drama in between.

Baseball s 50 Greatest Games

Author : Bert Randolph Sugar
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Here are the dramatic stories and pictures behind baseball's 50 most memorable games. Full-color illustrations. An Exeter Book.

Arsenal 100 Greatest Games

Author : Jem Maidment
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Arsenal have selected the 100 greatest games in the Club's history. These include seminal ties from the 30s; Anfield '89, classic derby matches; F.A. Cup victories and recent performances from Arsene Wenger's record-breaking team. Each game has an evocative match report, together with full statistics, photographs and ephemera.

The 100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time

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Celebrates the best comedies, dramas, game shows, and talk and variety shows of all time, from "All in the family" and "The Honeymooners" to "M*A*S*H" and "ER"

The Greatest World Series Games

Author : Warren N. Wilbert
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"Author Warren N. Wilbert, with input from SABR members, singles out 26 World Series games worthy of being called one of the best"--Provided by publisher.

The Cumulative Book Index

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A world list of books in the English language.

The 100 Best Chess Games of the 20th Century Ranked

Author : Andy Soltis
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This book, itself a work of art, is brought together by the use of five criteria: the overall aesthetics; the originality; the level of opposition; the soundness, accuracy, and difficulty of the game; and finally the overall breadth and depth. Includes 335 diagrams, an index of players and an index of openings by ECO codes.

100 Greatest Moments in Olympic History

Author : Bud Greenspan
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Profiles the accomplishments of one hundred athletes in Olympic competition throughout the 20th century.

The Software Encyclopedia

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100 Greatest Pitchers

Author : Brent P. Kelley
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Lists the best pitchers of all time, briefly sketches each player's career, and summarizes their most notable accomplishments

100 Greatest Running Backs

Author : Bob Carroll
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Recalls the lives and achievements of some of football's greatest athletes

Book Review Index

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Your Official America Online Tour Guide

Author : James Watson
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Your Official America Online® Tour Guide Completely Updated for AOL 5.0 So easy to use, no wonder it's #1: America Online. It's the world's most popular online service. This guide will show you how to navigate AOL, locate useful resources, find old friends, meet new friends, and explore fun sites. Just log on and enjoy AOL and the Internet! Open the book and discover how to: Personalize your e-mail with stylized fonts, color, graphics, quotes, and even a customized signature Plan and manage your appointments, family events, and more with the interactive My Calendar Shop whenever you want, easily and safely, with hundreds of AOL certified merchants and unique shopping services such as auctions, gift reminders, decision guides, and your own AOL Wallet Develop your own Web page in minutes at AOL Hometown with easy to use tools — at NO additional expense Take control of your finances and investments with My Portfolio, mortgage calculators, and a wealth of online tools and resources Enjoy exclusive AOL member benefits and rates for AOL Talk — long distance services, AOL Visa, and shopper's discounts Use one-click access to search AOL and the rest of the Internet without leaving the safety and convenience of the AOL service Create up to seven screen names for each AOL master account and switch between screen names without disconnecting

100 Greatest Basketball Moments of All Time

Author : Alex Sachare
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Describes dramatic finishes, surprising upsets, and important milestones


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The 100 Best Illustrated Letters of Charles M Russell

Author : Charles Marion Russell
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