Episode 11 - Spacewar! (the Game)

    Advent of Computing 8/25/2019

8/25/2019

It really seems like in the last decade video games have gone from a somewhat niche hobby to a widespread part of our culture. Nowadays, there are a multitude of ways to get out gaming fix. Consoles, handheld game systems, and even smartphones make video games more accessible than ever. But when and how exactly did video games start to creep into the modern consciousness?

In this episode we look at some of the earliest video games and how they came to be.

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Important dates in this episode:

1962: Spacewar! Developed

                        

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