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Games Design: Computer and video games

Games Design at Winchester School of Art is an online marketplace that allows users to find and share indie games. 


The aim of IGDB is to be a ""one-stop-infospot" on computer and video games. It offers key information about and reviews of indie games. It also has an online community where users can discuss games and share their experiences.

Internet Archive: Videogame Videos

The Internet Archive is working with multiple external parties, including the IGDA's Preservation SIG and Stanford University's How They Got Game Project to preserve all kinds of rare and difficult to source video files relating to videogames.

Museum of London: London in Video Games

Find out about the Museum of London's collection of video games "that represent or misrepresent the capital in their narrative or that were developed by Londoners".

Internet Archive: Software Library

Internet Archive contains of thousands of playable software titles from multiple computer platforms, allowing instant access to decades of computer history in your browser through the JSMESS emulator.

Future of the Past exhibition: Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery


The Future of the Past exhibition was on display at Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery in 2016. The exhibition featured retro games consoles and computers, some set up with games that visitors could play. 


MobyGames is a video game database which covers over 240 platforms from 1950 to date. It aims to catalogue all relevant information - credits, screenshots, formats, and release info - about electronic games (computer, console, and arcade).

Science Museum Group: Computing and Data Processing collection

The Science Museum Group's Computer and Data Processing collection "trace the development of calculating and computing technology."

Game Design Library

Game Design Library is "hand-curated, catalogued collection of game design links".

The Strong: National Museum of Play

The Strong: National Museum of Play owns and cares for the world's most comprehensive collection of toys, dolls, board games, video games, other electronic games, books, documents, and other historical materials related to play. Their video and electronic games collection includes arcade games, gaming systems (hardware), game software, and video game company collections. Their World Video Game Hall of Fame can be found here.

Information on their collection of board games, card games, dexterity puzzles, role-playing games and game prototypes can be found here.

The National Videogame Museum

The National Videogame Museum in Sheffield is "first cultural centre dedicated to videogames" where visitors can "play, explore and create videogames".