Tag Archives: spacewar!

Jumpin’ Jehosaphat – Hailing Frequencies for 10/17/17

Howdy folks, and welcome to Tuesday! Sorry I didn’t write one of these yesterdays, just wasn’t in the headspace for it. I’d rather not do anything for y’all half-assed, you know? There’s a lot to talk about, so let’s start with the videos of the week that I’ve put up thus far. First up, I… Read More »

Archive.org Adds Spacewar! to Historical Software Collection

Archive.org, also known as the Internet Wayback Machine, has for a while now been building an Historical Software Collection that’s been adding all sorts of awesome games we all grew up with, from E.T. and Pitfall and Choplifter…okay, maybe games I grew up with, but still, it’s pretty awesome. Well, according to a blog post, they… Read More »

Space Game News 2/5-12/13 Highlights: The Almost Human Edition…

Hey guys, I’m back, kinda! Stiilllll feeling under the weather, but decidedly more human than I have in a week. Yay! To that end, I’m gonna go over the highlights of the news from the past week because I have neither the time or the energy to list eeeeverything, and will try to resume normal… Read More »

Spacey Game News and Deals – 1/7-8/13

Haaaaaaaaaay youuuuu guuuuyyysss! How are ya? I hope y’all are doing awesomely! Me, I’m still under the weather a bit, but feeling better today, so I’ve got a frakton of news to get off my chest, finally. Let’s dive in! First off, there have been a TON of Drox Operative reviews, and you can read… Read More »

Spacey Gamey People I’m Thankful For

Warning, incoming corniness alert. ;) As Thanksgiving approaches here in the U.S., I’ve been giving thought to who and what I have in my life to be thankful for. In my non-blogging life, I have a wonderful job, an amazing girlfriend, a cadre of the best friends a guy could ask for, adorable cats, my… Read More »

Happy 50th Birthday Space Games: A Look at How Far We’ve Come

I recently realized that Spacewar! was first released in 1962, fifty years ago. In looking at the game’s Wikipedia entry, the first operational version of the game was released in February, while the version we’ve come to know and love was released in April. Therefore, I’d say now is good enough a time as any… Read More »