Without SpaceWar, no Pong. Without Pong, no Atari. Without Atari, no Game Industry. Here are the moments that change the world.
1962 - Spacewar: ( Spacewar ) and ( PDP-1 )
1967 - Brown Box
The game history's first big tecnic pioneer Ralph Baer started already in 1949 to think of by using a TV set as a "game medium" by thetime he developed a new tv fore the company, but unfortunalety there were no one who belive the ide. In 1966 Ralph Baer started to work for Sanders Associates and decided to make a new try. On playtime he wrote down his ides and collected all basis fore an hole industry. He listed diffrent types of games that should be able to work; among another actioAn games, board games and sports games. the ide was to create a box, an console, who should complete the TV and after several experiment Ralph Bare succeed to manuver the graphic on the screen. The result become a game fore two person who chased each other with two squares. Ralph bare introduce his innovation before his chef Herbert Campman and give he a count of money to continue the develop. The year thereon Ralph baer got some help from one another engineer, Bill Harrison and togeherer they developed the worlds first light pistol. With modified toy guns you could shoot dots on the screen, wish was unic during that time. Herbert campman often passed by and played it, and in the he got realy good at it. His iterests did also make some new money stream in to the project and Ralph Baer and Bill Harrison adjust the system, now with priceless help from one an another engineer with name Bill Rusch. Bill Rusch relate together with Bill Harrison among other the predecessor to Pong. By the time were more games and innovaion added to the project, that they called Brown Box that should on later days been sold to Magnavox and be renamed to odyssey.
Without Ralph Baer we had maby never playing games at all.
Ralph Baer also known as "Father of Video Games"
Ralph Baer Biographi
Watch Ralph Baer and Bill Harrison plays an early version of Pong.
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1971 - Computer Space
1972 - Odyssey: Is the very first commercial videogame console.
. Atari was established
After the failure with Computer Space Nolan Bushnell withdraw the acquaintance with Nutting Associates, the commpany that had published his machine, to work on his own way. Together with Ted Dabney he started the June 27th in 1972 the company that are comming to lay the base of of all industry. They got the name Atari from an japanese boardgame Go.
This logotype have on later days been resurrected with help from a Tidy mount of money from the french publicher Infogrames - who first used the logo, and in 2003 took the stepp and changed the name to Atari.
Atari Biographi. Atari's homepage
Atari and PONG
Atari started by develop extra wide pinball on a mission of Bally. Soon Bushell could aford to hire two people. One of them was Alcorn. Bushell thought that Alcorn seems to hav a natural inclination for all electronic, but to put him in to how game programing works, Bushell lie together an history about that General Electric requested Atari to develop a game based on table tennis; an great ide Bushell borrowed by Magnavox and Ralph Baer that had develop a similar game to the Odyssey. Alcorn should programme the new game and his primary objective was to make it as easy as possible. bushell by him self should focus on the more difficult matte, among them a racing game, that he personaly thought should be Atari's future. Alcorn took his assignment realy serious. He advanceBushell's original idea, that the game onlu should remain by a singel pixel that should reprsent the ping pong ball and two streaks that sybolised the racket, by letting the ball react diffrent by where he ball was hitting on the racket and even let it accelerate during the match. meanwhile Alcorn reduced the develop expense by develop the game with a cheap component. After three months he was finished and supprised Bushell with a game that was both simple and more entertaining that anything else they ever had played. bushell added instruction text" Avoid missing ball dore high score" - wish was everything you need to know to play the game Pong. Some months later Pong was the first commercial successul arcade game and the Atari founder was a hole new industry.
1974 - Pong Arrived from the arcade halls in to our homes
1976 - The First Volience debate
1977 - Space Wars
ATARI 2600 (Wikipedia)
Atari were not first out with videogames for use in our homes, but there 2600- also known as Video Computer System or VCS - Avarge platfrom game that is the most beloved ever. And it was mush thanks to this console as in the begining of the 80s experience it's first real gold year.
This was Ataris first and last successful VideoGame Console.