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Invention: Space War



Description: 1st computer video game. First allowed multiple users to share the computer. 2 player video game with warring spaceships and able to fire missiles.



Bibliography: "jpg". Space War.
February 5 2013.
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Inventor: Steve Russel

Birth Date - Death Date
September 14,1937
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Birth Place:
Hartford, Connecticut

Brief biography: Built the Space War computer video game. was a programmer and computer scientist.

Bibliography:
Mary Bellis. "The History of Spacewar." About.com. 24 January 2013. 24 January 2013.<__http://inventors.about.com/od/sstartinventions/a/Spacewar.htm.__>