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Robot Wisdom, a decidedly odd place...
An article on converting DOS games to DirectX (recommended)
I Have No Words & I Must Design An article about design which, unfortunately, isn't as clever as the title.
Ben Sawyer, "The Ultimate Game Developer's Sourcebook"; Coriolis Group, 1996
Despite the silly cover art and blurbs, this is a good book on game design and the entertainment programming industry. Recommended.