The First Video Game

from the spacewars dept

An interesting NY Times article about the first video game ever written, Spacewar. It was created by a group of programmers in 1962 (making this the 40th anniversary) at MIT. The article talks with some of the folks behind it, and talk about how the game influenced such folks as Nolan Bushnell who founded Atari, as well as Steves Jobs & Wozniak.

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