Monday, March 16, 2015

My old boss fixing a Computer Space machine.

... Most people would say the modern arcade game business started with the creation of Atari and the release of Pong in 1972, but as with most things, most people are wrong. The first commercial arcade game was actually released a year earlier, in 1971, by a company most people today couldn't name. That company was called Nutting Associates and its chief engineer at the time of the release was a crazy character named Nolan Bushnell. The same Nolan Bushnell who would soon quit to start Atari and change the world. But before that, he and his partner Ted Dabney would create and release the first commercial video arcade game, a machine called “Computer Space”. .....
Ed's restoration project here
Computer Space

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