Steven Poole's book on the aesthetics of video games now a free download

A Boing Boing reader says: "Back in the '90's, Steven Poole wrote an influential book called Trigger Happy, about the history and aesthetics of video games. You can now download it for free, or donate what you want."

Picture 4-62Trigger Happy is a book about the aesthetics of videogames ā€“ what they share with cinema, the history of painting, or literature; and what makes them different, in terms of form, psychology and semiotics.