MY unofficial subtitle: "You'd be better off going to http://www.videogameconsolelibrary.com/ instead!"
Here, let me save you $2.50 American money and just say "Don't - just don't"
The book is a set of 85 reviews written much like a high school kid giving a presentation to his class. Here is a typical snippet
"In closing, the Intellivision is a really cool and interesting console."
Here is one from the Odyssey 2, whose most well known game is probably KC Munchkin, about Quest for the Rings, which is one of several board video game hybrids for the system, and all of them just a tiny footnote in video game history. Recall the original Odyssey also was a video game board game hybrid.
The biggest and probably most well known game on the Odyssey 2 was Quest for the Rings. This was a video game and board game hybrid that was unlike anything else that was ever released at the time. Quest of the Rings is such a great part of gaming history that is really worth trying to track down this game.
Somethings caught my eye, like the "Bildschirmspiel 01", which is actually an East German Pong console ( the name means basically Video Game 01). I was interested to learn about it, but there was not much meat on the bone. It ends like this:
Despite not setting Germany on fire with its sales there was a followup planned.
Germany? You mean capitalist West Germany? Why would the 1980 East German console version of the Trabant set West Germany on fire with its sales, unless it was a devious Marxist GDR plot?
He never mentions those East German video game classics like "NATO Invaders" or "Komrades Mario" where you have to stop defectors who are using the sewers to get to West Berlin. Now those are classics.