"I can never thank Ralph enough for what he gave to me and everyone else."
"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
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
Bill Kunkel Videogame Journalist