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Ready Player One Was Wrong: The First Easter Eggs In Video Games
2 weeks ago

Ready Player One Was Wrong: The First Easter Eggs In Video Games

The first Easter Egg wasn’t in Atari Adventure.

Ready Player One takes place in a dystopian future where people cope with the miserable state of their reality by escaping into …
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Box Art History #3: Fairchild Channel F
3 months ago

Box Art History #3: Fairchild Channel F

Before the NES, before the Atari 2600…

Fairchild’s Channel F was the first video game console to run games directly from a cartridge. While Magnavox’s Odyssey had game cards that …
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Box Art History #1: Magnavox Odyssey
1 year ago

Box Art History #1: Magnavox Odyssey

“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 …
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