My new book "Videogames: In the Beginning"
is now available from
here for a detailed description on this website.
"I can never
thank Ralph enough for what he gave to me and everyone
co-founder Apple Computers
"Ralph Baer has
done an amazing job of explaining both the bolts and
particularly the nuts of the origins of videogames. He blows
away the popular myths and finally exposes the truth of
where it really came from. No one has cut a wider swath
through videogame history."
Howard Scott Warshaw
Creator of Yar's Revenge and E.T for the Atari 2600
story - and the ubiquitous catalogue of games, toys and
other projects which he pioneered - are captured here with
youthful enthusiasm and without the personal agendas all too
common in the autobiographies of great men; Ralph's
phlegmatic tone keeps even the most potentially vitriolic
issues in perspective. Videogames: In the Beginning should
be a tentpole in the library of any student of