Issue five august 2013
Histories of games hardware
Contents Still gaming: the day I met Ralph Baer
Darius Kazemi remembers being star-struck and inspired when giving a ride home to the inventor of the games console.
Locking out, breaking in
How has copy protection changed gaming? Skot Deeming argues that the 10NES chip unintentionally led to birth of ROMhacking.
The art of erasure
Nathan Altice closely examines the technical construction of Cory Arcangelâ€™s Super Mario Clouds. How does the hardware mediate the art?
Hiding in the Cabinet
Through an immersive exploration of 19th-Century ideas about the nature of the machine, L. Rhodes uncovers the meaning of the mechanical, chess-playing Turk.
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