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Looking Back On The Hypnotic Charm Of Breakout

Looking Back On The Hypnotic Charm Of Breakout

Pilgrim In The Microworld, a 1983 book by professor, sociologist, and musician David Sudnow, was far ahead of its time. As a book-length digression on a single video game—Breakout for the Atari 2600—it took the emerging medium seriously at a time when it was largely dismissed as a mere fad…