|Atari Gaming Headquarters
||Atari mega-site! Covers most everything Atari made from the 2600 to
computers to coin-ops. Great source of info, pictures, video, reviews, etc.
Run by John Hardie, Les Caron and Keita Iida, who are also the custodians
of the Classic Gaming Expo.
|Atari Historical Society
||Curt Vendel runs this virtual museum of Ataridom. The site has a
great layout and great information on computers, consoles and coin-ops.
|Back in Time
||Mike Stulir's tribute to everything Atari. Home of the popular Back
in Time Internet Radio Broadcast. Also covers arcade emulation.
|C64 Game Guide
||A fabulous C-64 gaming site. Contains information and pictures of
hundreds of games. In many cases it also includes information about the programmers,
artists, musicians and companies involved. Downloads include music files for the
|Classic Gamer Magazine
||A truly excellent paper-based magazine devoted to classic
gaming. A great read, and a must for any classic gamer.
||Emulation super-site and home of GOTCHA. Part of the
huge GameSpy network.
|Classic Gaming Expo
||The home of THE yearly event in classic gaming. If you are into
retro-gaming or collecting, you owe it to yourself to attend.
|CMP Publications' GamePower
||Offers timely reviews and news for the modern gamer.
|Computer Gaming World
||Home of the oldest and longest-running computer gaming magazine. Now
run by Ziff Davis, it continues to cover computer gaming.
||A game collector's Nirvana. The site is highly informative with tons
of sounds, pictures and info, but more importantly, collectors can buy the Digital Press
CDs, Collectors Guides and publications here. DP also hosts the Classic Video Game
Syndicate Web Ring.
||Another emulation super site. Part of the Funpoint
||The single best sight covering game development on the net.
Companion site to Game Developer magazine. Not for the average gamer, though.
||A large site devoted to modern gaming. For those who like their
games with an English accent.
||Another good modern gaming sight with unique columns and
||Also part of the ZD network, think of it as a second-opinion to Computer
|Good Deal Games
||If you collect, play, fix or fantasize about
videogames. You've come to the right place. Great classic
gaming store and information.
||Donald Thomas' site contains the authoritative timeline of video and
computer gaming. Beyond this, the site contains reams of useful and entertaining
information ranging from e-mail addresses of gaming legends to virtual trading cards.
Another huge standing ovation for Mr. Thomas.
||A wonderful site about gaming on Intel PCs (modern and retro).
MobyGames is a historical archive, documentation, and review project for PC games with two
- To store information about PC games, who created them, what their system requirements
are, what their game screens look like, etc.
- To let the public contribute to each entry in the database.
|Next Generation Online
||On-line component of one of the best overall gaming magazines. Every month
it covers consoles, computers and even retro-gaming. If you must read off of paper,
this one is highly recommended.
||On-line component of the modern king of PC gaming magazines.
||The premier east-coast classic gaming expo. If you're
a classic gamer, you should be there.
||That's Atari backwards. Tony Cervo has done a great job of
presenting information on Atari computers and consoles. Lots of links, pictures and
||Home of Retrogamer Magazine, A bi-monthly paper publication dedicated to
classic gaming on consoles and computers. It's based in the U.K. so you can be sure
that your favorite European systems will also be covered. Site also has collection
pictures and trading info.
|Retro Gamer Magazine
Retro Gamer Magazine --
||A unique site that contains scans of magazine covers,
contents, and reviews for several computer platforms. Most of the mags
are from the UK, but are still valuable to stateside historians.
|The Adrenaline Vault
||Covers lots of topics of interest to the modern gamer including game
cheats, hardware and software reviews.
||Everything you ever wanted to know about the Ultima series of
A valuable reference for the most valuable computer gaming collectibles.
|The Giant List of
Classic Game Programmers
||James Hague's definitive list of game programmers. This is one of
the best historical gaming references you will find. Mr. Hague deserves a standing
ovation for his work on this.
|The New KLOV
||Killer List Of Videogames. Awesome resource for information about
|The Oldskool PC
||This site was created as a repository for essays, utilities, nostalgia,
and general fun with classic computing. There is a 90% slant towards the Intel PC and
gaming. Sister site to MobyGames.
|The Origin Museum
||Joe Garrity's shrine to the great game publisher/developer
Origin Systems. Here you'll find lots of information on unique
artifacts found nowhere else.
||Great site for the console game collector. Also the home for Retrogaming
Times, a monthly on-line newsletter dedicated to classic gaming.
|Trantor's Big Bang
||Trantor knows his Commodore...and a lot more. This site contains
C-64, Amiga and more game information, links and emulation information.
||The Worldwide authority on player rankings, gaming
statistics, and championship tournaments. Walter Day wrote the book
on high scores (literally!) Check out this great site to find out
about the best players in the world.
& Atari Sales
||An excellent on-line store for classic computer games.
GOTCHA has purchased several MS games from V-61. They have a large
stock of NEW vintage games.
||A traveling museum of video game history. A great idea. If it
ever comes to your town, be sure to check it out. The site has lots of good pictures
|Ye Olde Infocomme
||C.E. Forman runs this site dedicated to game collecting that
is focused mostly on Infocom and other text adventures. Several rare
scans can be found here. His regular Shoppe column is a very
good read, and his collection is one of the few that I envy. He also
sells and trades actively. I highly recommend him as a vendor.