• Ben Thompson

GamesMaster: The Oral History book launches on Kickstarter

This is one for any UK gaming fans growing up in 90's. Book publisher Read-Only Memory have announced a kickstarter campaign for GamesMaster: The Oral History, outlining the history of the iconic 90's channel 4 entertainment show.

Conducted by the shows host Dominik Diamond and featuring a foreword by one-time games playing champion RobbieWilliams, GamesMaster: The Oral History spans over 80,000 words and features over 40 contributors including production crew, celebrity guests and the games playing members of the public who became either playground heroes or defeated outcasts vying for the iconic Golden Joystick prize.

The book will span over seven chapters covering each of the shows distinctly themed series of the incredibly successful show that debuted in 1992. Expect lots of crazy stories from the era where youth television was taking over and shows were a lot more chaotic.

The book is now funding on Kickstarter, with publication scheduled for the end of this year, ahead of the show’s 30th anniversary in 2022. You can check out the books Kickstarter page here.