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I'm currently in the middle of writing a book called "The Unauthorized Atari 2600 Homebrew Companion - Volume 1".  I am writing it based on the same style as Michael D Salzman's Atari books - currently available on Amazon  https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_book_1?ie=UTF8&text=Michael+D+Salzman&search-alias=books&field-author=Michael+D+Salzman&sort=relevancerank , in the same look and feel of the 80's video game books - black and white print in the small digest size book.

 

For each homebrew game title, I am listing the following info:

  • Release Notes
  • Gameplay
  • Options
  • Controls
  • Scoring
  • Design
  • Strategy
  • Analysis
  • along with 2 screenshots of each game

(possibly picture of cartridge label - if there is room for it, I have about 4 pages for each title to work with)

 

I have the first 30 or so titles chosen for volume 1 (about 11 titles are already written), along with a definitions page, and will be adding a "What is a homebrew?" explanation section at the beginning of the book.

 

Is there something I'm missing? Or something that you would like to see contained it in??

 

This is my first ever attempt at writing a book and if it wasn't for Michael, I wouldn't even be entertaining a thought of this type of project!

 

Thanks for any info!

Brian

"Arenafoot"

 

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The Atari 2600 Homebrew Companion book series is proud to present......

The 2018 Atari Awards

Celebrating the best in Atari 2600 Homebrew

presented by

ZeroPage Homebrew, The Atari 2600 Homebrew Companion and AtariAge

 

 

Welcome to the 2018 Atari Awards, were YOU get to vote on your favourite homebrew games, hacks and demos of 2018! The results of the 2018 edition of the Atari Awards, will be announced  LIVE on the ZeroPage Homebrew's Twitch channel on February 23rd, 2019 at 12PM PT | 3PM ET | 8PM GMT during a special broadcast. We will be announcing the winners and runners up on the broadcast in each of the categories along with LIVE acceptance speeches from the winners, plus much more!!

 

Voting Begins: January 23, 2019 @ NOW!

Voting Ends: February 18, 2019 @ 23:59:59 PT

Awards Show: February 23, 2019 @ 12:00PM PT | 3PM ET | 8PM GMT

 

To vote, please click on each of the links in the 2018 Atari Awards forum (located over at the AA forums) and vote for your favourite in each of the categories. Be sure to play through and evaluate each game nominated to make an informed decision! In the below link we've provided you with all the public posted binaries for each of the nominated games. Have fun!

 

Download (Binaries/Instructions/Packaging):  https://1drv.ms/f/s!ArXu52QZivTrhBBt8HOzCiO4D0Ir

 

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