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Old 06-05-2011, 06:38 AM   #41
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So no free color PDF download for buyers?
If I can figure out a way to distribute it to buyers of the hard copy, then I will. Maybe some kind of password system?

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Old 06-06-2011, 11:39 PM   #42
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yeah, I dunno. All I know is as a buyer of the book, which I love, I'd still love to have a color version

I didn't get any PM from you (??)
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Old 06-07-2011, 12:53 AM   #43
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I bought the book and I think it's excellent, I heartily recommend it. But as for a color pdf version I think it is a bit superfluous considering all you have to do is google the net for screenshots.
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Yea but it's so pretty
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:44 PM   #45
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My copy arrived today, and it is SPECTACULAR. This is the closest most of us will ever come to playing many, many of these games. It is a critique and a museum at the same time. Congratulations, Kurt.
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Old 06-25-2011, 06:45 PM   #46
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My copy arrived today, and it is SPECTACULAR. This is the closest most of us will ever come to playing many, many of these games. It is a critique and a museum at the same time. Congratulations, Kurt.
Glad you like it!

Amazon put this on sale recently, not sure if it's a temporary drop or permanent (I don't decide when/if these things happen), but it's down to $19.44 for a physical copy:

http://amzn.to/lBU0Fj

Kindle copies are still $9.99 too:

http://amzn.to/jgtATg

Also put up a more coherent page on the main site:

http://www.hardcoregaming101.net/book.html

It's been reviewed by Richard Cobbett and Luke Plunkett of Kotaku too:

http://www.richardcobbett.com/journa...dventures-101/ (link currently down ATM, but it does exist!)

http://kotaku.com/5812027/the-great-...dventure-games

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Old 07-01-2011, 08:46 AM   #47
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This book is fantastic. As I looked over the list on the website, I was disappointed to not see certain games on it (Conquest of the Longbow, Blue Cheese.. er Blue Force, Manhunter), but a lot of these games are indeed reviewed.

Discovering and playing obscure point and click adventure games is my passion, and this book is the best companion I could possibly ask for.

Are there any plans set for future books? Perhaps.. a horror game companion?

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Old 07-01-2011, 11:55 AM   #48
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Next up is a book focusing on Konami, so it's more on console and arcade games than computer stuff.

One of my writers did express interest in writing a book about horror games. Of course, then we drafted together a list of everything that could legitimate termed a horror game and it ended up being massive, so we would certainly have our work cut out for us!
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Old 07-02-2011, 03:02 AM   #49
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Although I'll probably import it anyway - will your book be coming to UK stores?
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Old 07-02-2011, 05:22 AM   #50
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Although I'll probably import it anyway - will your book be coming to UK stores?
It all depends on whether they choose to stock it or not. For instance, Amazon UK at the moment doesn't, although there are third party sellers. But Amazon DE does.
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