Chess

Chess – Mainframe – 1968

Chess is a chess game on the CDC 6600 computer. The program was continuously iterated on and knew many versions which became progressively better. The game won the ACM North American Computer Chess Championships eight times and the second WCCC in Toronto in 1977.

Computer Quiz – Arcade – 1967

Publisher: Nutting Associates Developer: Nutting Associates Release date: 1967Platform: ArcadeType: Educational/QuizCountry: U.S.A.Alternative titles: I.Q. ComputerMore info: – Related games: Knowledge Computer Computer Quiz is a trivia game that can ask over 2500 questions. Questions are displayed on the screen and the player answers them with the multiple choice buttons. It’s Read more…

Baseball – Mainframe – 1967

Publisher: Digital Equipment Computer Users’ Society (DECUS)Developer: –Release date: 1967. Aug.Platform: Mainframe (DEC PDP-10)Type: Sport/BaseballCountry: U.S.A.More info: – Baseball is a BASIC game that plays out the 1967 world series between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals. All the players are present and probabilities for their actions can Read more…

Carmonette III – Mainframe – 1966

Publisher: –Developer: Operations Research Office Release date: 1966Platform: MainframeType: Military training simulationCountry: U.S.A.More info: –Related games: Carmonette, Carmonette II The third entry in the Carmonette military training simulation series expands on its predecessors by adding armed helicopter support. It models combat scenarios for battalions and companies. Units can be ordered to Read more…

Bingo – Mainframe – 1966

Publisher: Digital Equipment Computer Users’ Society (DECUS)Developer: Larry BethurumRelease date: 1966 January 23Platform: Mainframe (DEC PDP-10)Type: GamblingCountry: U.S.A.More info: – Bingo is as the name implies a digital version of Bingo. The player receives a randomized printed bingo card for both himself and the computer. The computer will then call numbers Read more…

Pool Game – Mainframe – 1966

Publisher: Information Displays, Inc.Developer: Adams AssociatesRelease date: 1966 NovemberPlatform: Mainframe (DDP-116)Type: PoolCountry: U.S.A.More info: – Pool Game is a two player game made for demonstration purposes to promote raster screen displays. A later version used vector displays. It ran on a DDP-116 computer. It was first shown on the Joint Computer Read more…