Publisher: Information Displays, Inc.
Developer: Adams Associates
Release date: 1966 November
Platform: Mainframe (DDP-116)
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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 Conference in San Francisco in the fall of 1966.
Players compete against each other in a game of pool. The light pen is used to move the cue stick and hit the balls to try to pocket them, it’s possible to apply sideways spin (english) to the balls. The game keeps score.