Halcyon Days (book)

Halcyon Days (book)

"Halcyon Days: Interviews with Classic Computer and Video Games Programmers" is a digital book edited by James Hague and published in 1997. [ [http://www.dadgum.com/halcyon The full HTML "Halcyon Days" book] in HTML] The book was originally formatted using HTML and sold via mail-order, shipped on a floppy disk by Dadgum Games for USD$20. In 2002 "Halcyon Days" was made freely available on the web. The book continues to be sold by "Dr. Dobb's Journal" [ [http://shop.sdmediagroup.com/ddj/store/1008.html Dr. Dobb's Journal CD-ROM Library] from SD Media Group] on a CD-ROM also containing Susan Lammers's "Programmers at Work".

The introduction to "Halcyon Days" was written by John Romero.

Many of the interviews in "Halcyon Days" are cited in Wikipedia entries for game designers.


External links

* [http://www.radiks.net/~jimbo/art/int5.htm An Interview with James Hague: Game Developer and Classic Video Game Historian] from Jim Lawless' personal web site
* [http://www.wired.com/culture/lifestyle/news/1997/03/2814 "Fan Captures History of Games' Early Creators"] from "Wired News" (1997)

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