Gamelife: A Memoir by Michael W. Clune

By Michael W. Clune

A boyhood and formative years advised throughout the lens of 7 primitive laptop games

"You were awakened."
Floppy disk inserted, laptop became on, a whirring, after which this sentence by way of a blinking cursor. So starts off Suspended, the 1st laptop video game to obsess seven-year-old Michael, to trojan horse into his head and alter his feel of truth. Thirty years later he'll write: "Computer video games have taught me the belongings you can't examine from people."
Michael Clune's Gamelife is a sui generis memoir. It captures the basic strangeness of adolescence, whilst the area remains to be revealing itself. It describes cafeteria politics, locker-room hazing, and divorce with a sharpness that might go away you guffawing and squirming. It re-creates a place--1980s suburban Illinois, John Hughes motion picture territory--in all its quotidian glory. And it explores, like not anything sooner than it, how the ephemeral worlds of games gave form to a boy's days.

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