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Author Brown, Box, author, illustrator.

Title Tetris : the games people play / Box Brown.

Publication Info. New York, New York : First Second, [2016]
©2016

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Teen  TEEN GRAPHIC BROWN    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Adult Department  GRAPHIC 794.8 BROWN    DUE 09-29-21
 Burlington Public Library - Teen  GRAPHIC YF BROWN    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Teen  YA GRAPHIC NVL TETRIS    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Graphic Novels  GRAPHIC NOVEL BROWN    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Young Adult  YA GRAPHIC TETRIS    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Young Adult  GRAPHIC YA BROWN    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Young Adult  YA GN FIC TETRIS    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Adult Fiction  GN BROWN    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Young Adult Graphic Novels  YA GRAPHIC NOVEL BROWN    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description 253 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary "It is, perhaps, the perfect video game. Simple yet addictive, Tetris delivers an irresistible, unending puzzle that has players hooked. Play it long enough and you'll see those brightly colored geometric shapes everywhere. You'll see them in your dreams. Alexey Pajitnov had big ideas about games. In 1984, he created Tetris in his spare time while developing software for the Soviet government. Once Tetris emerged from behind the Iron Curtain, it was an instant hit. Nintendo, Atari, Sega--game developers big and small all wanted Tetris. A bidding war was sparked, followed by clandestine trips to Moscow, backroom deals, innumerable miscommunications, and outright theft. In this graphic novel, New York Times--bestselling author Box Brown untangles this complex history and delves deep into the role games play in art, culture, and commerce. For the first time and in unparalleled detail, Tetris: The Games People Play tells the true story of the world's most popular video game."--Page [2] of cover.
Subject Pajitnov, Alexey, 1956- -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Pajitnov, Alexy, 1956-
Tetris (Game) -- Graphic novels.
Computer games -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre/Form COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction / Biography & Memoir.
Documentary comics.
Nonfiction comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic books.
Graphic novels.
Graphic novels.
Nonfiction comics.
Documentary comics.
Graphic novels.
ISBN 9781626723153 (paperback)
162672315X (paperback)
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