Setting the stage: the actor who made an arcade classic

The last step of minting the 1982 arcade classic Q*Bert was the name. The developer, Warren Davis, had the pyramid, the character, the springs and fluffy foes all programmed. All it needed was a title. So Davis and his colleagues at Gottlieb Amusement sat around a room tossing out potential names.

"Hubert", someone bravely put forward on a whiteboard.

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