Commodore 64: A Visual Compendium

£29.99

500 Page coffee table book covering the history and games of the Commodore 64, featuring contributions from some of the leading programmers in a full colour book.

Description

Commodore 64: a visual compendium celebrates Commodore’s seminal computer from the 1980s. A full colour book, this covers the game library of the system, from it’s origins in 1982, to some of the most popular games in the 1980s including Uridium, Elite, The Last Ninja, The Way of the Exploding Fist and Impossible Mission. In the system’s later days in the 1990s the book covers games that shows the system’s power such as Turrican, the Creatures franchise and it’s swansong as a games system: Mayhem in Monsterland. It also takes a look at games released post the C64’s lifespan as well.

Including contributions from some of the industry professionals at the time such as Archer MacLean, Andrew Braybrook, Stoo Cambridge, Jeff Minter, Julian ‘Jaz’ Rignall, Richard Löwenstein & The Oliver Twins, and containing artwork legendary Zzap!64 artist Oliver Frey, Commodore 64: A Visual Compendium from Bitmap Books is presented in full colour throughout, printed on high quality paper and complete with a spot-varnished protective dust cover and two bright bookmarks. Your purchase also contains a free PDF of the book as well, so you can enjoy it straight away whilst you wait for the book to be delivered to you, with a recorded delivery in a beautiful and memorable package.

Presented in full colour throughout, printed on high quality paper and complete with a spot-varnished protective dust cover, the Commodore 64: A Visual Compendium is a must for any fan of the Commodore 64 fan, or retro gamer, this tome is an ideal gift as well.