Who wrote the first computer Easter Egg?

An unexpected email I hadn’t looked at Easter Eggs since 2017 when I wrote about what may be the first Easter Egg in an arcade video game, but that all changed when I received an email from Kate Willaert letting me know she had linked to my story in a recent video about early video … More Who wrote the first computer Easter Egg?

Fixing Gran Trak 10

This project started with an email from my old friend David Oliver. He had sold his warehouse in Seattle and all his games had to go. Dave and I worked together as programmers on some of the early versions of Microsoft Word for Windows in the 1990s. Back then we shared a passion for pinball … More Fixing Gran Trak 10

Fixing Color Gotcha

Ed, I see that you may be right; Color Gotcha might just have been one of the first if not the first color video game.  – Al Alcorn  4/28/2016 TLDR – Printed circuit board from the long lost first color arcade video game found, repaired and first pictures and video posted online. A few months ago I was … More Fixing Color Gotcha