As this blog unfolds very much like a book, here is a listing in publication order to make it easier to peruse the whole blog from the beginning without having to do a lot of scrolling. Blog posts will be grouped into larger chapter headings.
Chapter 1: Computer Games of the 1950s
The Priesthood at Play: Computer Games in the 1950s
Chapter 2: The Birth of the Computer
The Creation of the Electronic Digital Computer
The Commercialization of the Computer
Chapter 3: Spacewar!
People Get Ready, There’s a Train A-Coming
One, Two, Three, Four I Declare a Space War
Chapter 4: From the Mainframe to the Minicomputer
The Transistor and the Integrated Circuit
Chapter 5: Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney
Chapter 6: The History of Coin-Op
The Rise and Fall of the Penny Arcade
From Slot Machines to Sportlands
Chapter 7: Computer Space and Galaxy Game
Chapter 8: Ralph Baer and the Magnavox Odyssey
Do you have any history of Ennio Zarich’s Gold Rush electronic keno game from 1967?