Halcyon Days (book)
Halcyon Days: Interviews with Classic Computer and Video Game Programmers is a digital book edited by James Hague and published in 1997. The book was originally formatted using HTML and sold via mail-order, shipped on a floppy disk by Dadgum Games for USD$20. In 2002 Halcyon Days was made freely available on the web. The book continued to be sold by Dr. Dobb's Journal, on a CD-ROM also containing Susan Lammers's Programmers at Work, until Dr. Dobb's shut down at the end of 2014.
- Ed Averett: Magnavox Odyssey² games
- Danielle Bunten Berry: M.U.L.E., The Seven Cities of Gold
- Stephen C. Biggs
- Adam Billyard
- Bill Budge: Raster Blaster, Pinball Construction Set
- Chris Crawford: Eastern Front, Legionnaire
- Steve DeFrisco
- David Fox: Rescue on Fractalus!
- Jon Freeman & Anne Westfall
- Gary Gilbertson
- Marc Goodman: The Bilestoad
- Dan Gorlin: Choplifter
- Tom Griner
- Steve Hales: Fort Apocalypse
- John Harris
- Eugene Jarvis
- David Lubar
- Scott Ludwig
- Archer MacLean
- Jeff Minter
- Brian Moriarty
- Doug Neubauer: Star Raiders, Solaris
- Philip Price
- Warren Robinett: Adventure
- Ed Rotberg: Battlezone, Blasteroids, S.T.U.N. Runner
- Warren Schwader: Sammy Lightfoot
- Paul Shirley: Spindizzy
- Tim Skelly
- The full HTML Halcyon Days book
- Classic Gaming review
- Accidental Innovation, Part 2
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