Hutspiel – Mainframe – 1955

Publisher: Operations Research Office Developer: Operations Research Office Release date: 1955Platform: MainframeType: Educational softwareCountry: U.S.A.More info: Serious Game Classification Hutspiel is a military training simulation for the Goodyear Electronic Differential Analyzer (GEDA) that simulates at a theatre level. Its intention was to study the use of tactical nuclear weapons and Read more…

Carmonette – Mainframe – 1953

Publisher: Operations Research OfficeDeveloper: Operations Research Office Release date: 1953Platform: Mainframe Type: Combat simulation softwareCountry: U.S.A.More info: –Related games: Carmonette II, Carmonette III The Carmonette (Combined ARms Computer MOdel) is an early Monte Carlo combat simulation for the U.S. Army. It modelled combat scenarios for battalions and companies. Units can Read more…

Draughts – Mainframe – 1951

Publisher: –Developer: Christopher StracheyRelease Date: 1951. FebruaryPlatform: Mainframe – Pilot Ace, Manchester Mark 1Type: DraughtsCountry:  U.KMore info: – The first draughts video game was made by Christopher Strachey at the National Physical Laboratory on a Pilot Ace computer. Later he ported to the Manchester Mark 1 too. The user plays against the computer and Read more…

Robot Chess – Mainframe – 1951

Publisher: FerrantiDeveloper: Dietrich Gunther PrinzRelease Date: 1951. NovemberPlatform: Mainframe – Ferranti Mark IType: ChessCountry:  U.KMore info: Ferranti Mark 1 Robot Chess was an early chess program from 1951, where the player plays against the computer.Prinz basically wanted to write a program wich solve structure and logical problems, so mostly he concentrated on the end game.The Read more…