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Reviewing every arcade video game in history, chronologically.
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1 - Computer Space - Syzygy - Nutting Associates - 1971
Jul 2 15
Computer Space (1971). The first commercial video arcade game, even pre-dating Atari’s Pong. It was created by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney’s first company, Syzygy, and manufactured and sold by Nutting Associates.
Monty Singleton and retro gaming expert Carrington Vanston launch deep into Computer Space, phone Nolan, and explore the history of the Utah amusement park that inspired it all, Lagoon.
Insert Coin Player’s Guide:
VintageComputing.com Bushnell Interview.
Computer Space MAME Cabinet
Nutting Associates Computer Space Brochure
Cornershop – Brimful of Asha Music Video
See Computer Space in the Jaws Beach Arcade.
White Prototype Computer Space Cabinet in Soylent Green (where is it now?)
Computer Space Owner’s Manual
Computer Space Gameplay video.
Ted Dabney Interview, Retro Gaming Roundup Episode 24 (Oh She’s Doing Fine)
Ted Dabney Interview Transcript from Retro Gaming Roundup
Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imgination (audio book)
Computer Space Simulator
YouTube video of the Computer Space Simulator
The Ultimate Computer Space Fan Page