Willy Higinbotham: A Name You Should Know, but Don’t

Willy Higinbotham is considered by many to be the inventor of the world’s first video game. But there’s more – he was also on the team that helped create the world’s first nuclear bomb! In this episode we explore Willy’s game, “Tennis for Two” and chat with former video game developer and professional magician, Nick Locapo.

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Willy Higinbotham’s Photo | Tennis for Two Photo 1 | Tennis for Two Photo 2 | Circuit Drawing 1 | Circuit Drawing 2


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