About the Book

In Gamish: A Graphic History of Gaming, cartoonist Edward Ross journeys through the fascinating history of games. From the dawn of humankind, where play was a key part of learning to survive, to the present day – games, play and gaming are a crucial part of what makes us human.

With video games now a major cultural force, this graphic novel will offer a look at what makes games special, how they help us better understand our world, and how they can change our lives, for better or worse.

The book is currently under production, and will be released in 2020.