Galaxy-Game machine


This Galaxy game might have been the first commercial game machine. It was built and installed at the Stanford Tresidder student union in 1971 by Bill Pitts and Hugh Tuck. A single PDP-11 was used to drive the two vector displays, each allowing 2 players to compete. It has now been moved to the Visible Storage in the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.
(More Galaxy Information). We have also a picture of the predecessor game at SAIL, running on the PDP-6 and the I3 display.

Galaxy-Game machine [Pitts] (1971)


Galaxy Game controls

Galaxy-Game Sign

Previous display Floor down All the way back

More Information about the Galaxy games

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