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…

Nimrod – Arcade – 1951

Publisher: FerrantiDeveloper: John Makepeace Bennett,Raymond Stuart-Williams Release Date: 1951 May 5.Platform: ArcadeType: NimCountry: U.K.More info: Wikipedia Description: The Nimrod is one of the earliest video game ever made. It was built for the 1951’s Festival of Britain for demonstrate the game called Nim.The player was played against the AI. Instead Read more…