R.I.P. Ralph Henry Baer (1922-2014)

Without Baer, the history of video games would have been more difficult.

His idea: Well, there are these television sets everywhere, why not playing with them?

More on the German American inventor Ralph Henry Baer here at Gamasutra.

A video of Baer playing with co-inventor Harrison their Ping-Pong Game (“copied” by Atari as Pong). Pong was the very first video game I have played at home with my father in the 1980s.

The full video about interactive TV

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