The term “gamer” predates video games by over six centuries.
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Early computer game history often gets overlooked.
Maybe it’s because “computer games” used to be considered different from “video games,” back when “video” was defined by the presence of a … Read More
Netflix has a new Bandersnatch-style interactive adventure. But where that film was about a character creating a fictional menu-driven adventure, the new film is based on one of the first … Read More
“Don’t judge a book by its cover,” the saying goes.
This age-old idiom originally meant you shouldn’t judge a person by their shabby clothing. But in a literal sense, I … Read More
Super Mario, Pac-Man, and Sonic The Hedgehog are three of the most recognizable icons in gaming, and their careers contain some interesting parallels.
They also happen to perfectly represent … Read More
Long before Carmen Sandiego or The Oregon Trail…
…there was The Sumerian Game. Designed for grade schoolers in 1964, it was as innovative as it is forgotten.
I discovered … Read More