Definitely, Rob. We’re hopeful that we’ll get some proposals for books on these platforms soon. Anyone (or any group of collaborators) interested in penning a book on a particular platform for the Platform Studies series should get in touch with me and/or Ian as a first step.
Excellent! I might actually pre-order a book for once. I must say that I liked the retro-geeky mock-up cover, but the real cover/title are nicely evocative too, and relevant since racing the beam is one of the most unique and pervasively-influential-in-game-programming features of the platform.
[...] the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System by Nick Montfort and Ian Bogost, mentioned here previously, is now available from online and bricks-and-mortar booksellsers, including Amazon and Powells. The [...]