Friday, November 23, 2012

I Could (Should) Have Written This Book

I'm looking forward to reading this book by my friend Kevin Savetz who grew up in the same Commodore 64 tapping, computer geek generating, 80's that I did.

We typed in source code and pages and pages of numbers from computer magazines to watch graphics ("sprites") bounce around the screen.

We played Jumpman that took 5 minutes to load from a tape drive.

We blew entire summers on quests in Ultima. And turned to BBS's on our 300 baud modems when we got stuck. And when that didn't pan out, we CALLED a video game hint hotline. That's right, there was no googling for walkthrough youtube videos.

We know what a Grue is. 'nuff said.

If this sounds like you or someone you know, you should check it out too.

Terrible Nerd: Kevin Savetz
"A joyous romp down memory lane for all us nerds who lived through the home computer revolution of the 1980's!" -- David Simmer II, Blogography
Price: $14.99

Update: Now Available on Kindle

Terrible Nerd: Kevin Savetz on Kindle
Price: $5.99

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