Interview: Former Atari engineer Allan Alcorn - Gaming Pioneers: Part One

GamesIndustry.Biz writes: "According to GDC 2008 attendee evaluations, the most popular session was not the Portal post-mortem or even the Super Smash Bros Brawl development discussion.

The highest rated talk was "How to Create an Industry: The Making of the Brown Box and PONG" from Ralph Baer and Allan Alcorn. Both men spoke of their inventions and their contributions to the games industry circa 1960s and 1970s. Later that evening, Allan Alcorn presented the Pioneer Award to Ralph Baer at the Game Developers Choice Awards.

Both men were gracious enough to speak to about their first-hand experiences and the current state of the industry they helped to create. In part one of this feature, we first talk with former Atari engineer Allan Alcorn."

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BlaST_ProCesSiNG-3712d ago

Gaming Pioneers... we solute you.

CBaoth3712d ago

err, we salute you that is.

j/k man, I'm bored and drank too much coffee this morning.

yesah3712d ago

imagine what gaming will be in 10 years..