Mr Bill Pitts and Mr Hugh Tuck.

Galaxy Game.

First commercial video game 1971.



In 1972 Bill Pitts and Hugh Tuck formed a company called Computer Recreations and used a low-end PDP-11/20 and an HP  1300A Electrostatic Display to reprogram a version of Spacewars. Thay called the new game Galaxy Game and mounted their new creation in a fibreglass box for a total cost in the range of $20,000. The game was installed in a student union coffee shop at Stanford in September 1971 and was a hit among the Student community. Galaxy game was the first commercial video game.