If you want your name in The NES Omnibus:The Nintendo Entertainment System and Its Game, Volume 1 (A-L), all you have to do is sign up for my Patreon page for as little as $1 per month. Your name will appear in the book with such popular industry pros and gaming celebs as as Adam F. Goldberg (The Goldbergs creator), "8-Bit" Eric Perez (YouTube personality), "The Immortal"John Hancock (YouTuber personality), John "Gamester81" Lester (YouTube personality), David Warhol (legendary Intellivision programmer), Steve Woita (Atari, Genesis, and PS1 programmer), Sean Tiedeman (director of The King of the Arcades), Shane Stein (Executive Producer of The Game Chasers movie), and Greg Sewart (former Previews and Reviews Editor for Electronic Gaming Monthly). The book will be out in the fall.
Featuring a 1200-word foreword by The Goldbergs creator Adam F. Goldberg, The NES Omnibus: The Nintendo Entertainment System and Its Games, Vol. 1 (A-L) covers the first half of the NES library in exhaustive and engaging detail: every U.S. release from A to L. More than 350 games are featured, including such iconic titles as Castlevania, Donkey Kong, Double Dragon, Duck Hunt, Final Fantasy, and The Legend of Zelda. Each game, whether obscure or mainstream, is given the spotlight. In addition to thorough gameplay descriptions, the book includes reviews, memories, historical data, quotes from vintage magazines, and, best of all, nostalgic stories about many of the games from programmers, authors, YouTube celebs, and other industry insiders. The book also features more than 1,500 full-color images, including box art, screenshots, and vintage ads. The book is a follow-up to the critically acclaimed 2-volume SNES Omnibus set.
What people are saying about The NES Omnibus and SNES Omnibus:
"This book is not only a reference volume, but it keeps alive the spirit of Nintendo's legacy." - Walter Day, industry icon and founder of Twin Galaxies.
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“Each one of Brett's books is painstakingly researched, very well-written and extremely polished.” - Dr. Roberto Dillon, author of The Golden Age of Video Games and Ready: A Commodore 64 Retrospective
“Once again, Brett Weiss has crafted a handy and useful tome that will both satisfy the hardcore gamer and be a great tool for anyone just getting into gaming.” – Rob McCallum, award-winning documentary director of Video Game Box Art and Action Figure Adventure
“Brett Weiss is providing the world a much needed and welcome service. His work detailing the video games that generations have loved not only makes for great reading but also, for fans like me, is a way to celebrate a creative medium that moves quickly and oftentimes doesn’t adequately honor its cultural resonance.” - Victor Lucas, creator of The Electric Playground
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