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Ralph Baer, the father of video games, dies at the age of 92

By Shawn Knight ยท 6 replies
Dec 7, 2014
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  1. Ralph H. Baer, known by many as the father of video games, has died at the age of 92. A pioneer in the industry, Baer's name is credited on more than 150 patents but perhaps his most well-known contribution came when...

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  2. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,578   +623

    Props to the guy who started it all. RIP Mr. Baer.
     
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  3. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Addict Posts: 297   +70

    Thank you, and R.I.P.
     
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  4. HiDDeNMisT

    HiDDeNMisT TS Booster Posts: 225   +14

    May god rest this mans blessed soul.
     
  5. MeladT

    MeladT TS Rookie Posts: 22   +7

    What a sad day for the tech world!
     
  6. Uncle Al

    Uncle Al TS Evangelist Posts: 2,058   +1,002

    PONG! I still have the old machine in the basement. I'm going to have to hook it back up and play a few games in honor and memory of Ralph ..... RIP to a legend.
     
  7. RIP, Mr. Baer.

    I only wish I could've played a couple rounds of Pong with you.
     

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