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EEVblog #1111 - Worlds First Microcontroller & Electronic Game



EEVblog Science-Technology 2018-08-06 - 21:20:53

"A look at one of the worlds first handheld electronics games, the classic 1978 Parker Brother game Merlin The Electronic Wizard. It just so happens to use the worlds first microcontroller, the 4 bit Texas Instruments TMS1000 Some history and a teardown. http://www.theelectronicwizard.com/ Using the Merlin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZV-cgWU6jE Nice history of the Merlin development: https://www.xconomy.com/national/2014/02/28/bob-doyle-and-the-magic-of-merlin-the-first-mobile-game/ Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1111-worlds-first-microcontroller-electronic-game/ EEVblog Main Web Site: http://www.eevblog.com The 2nd EEVblog Channel: http://www.youtube.com/EEVblog2 Support the EEVblog through Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/eevblog Stuff I recommend: https://kit.com/EEVblog/ Donate With Bitcoin & Other Crypto Currencies! https://www.eevblog.com/crypto-currency/ T-Shirts: http://teespring.com/stores/eevblog Likecoin – Coins for Likes: https://likecoin.pro/@eevblog/dil9/hcq3 💗 Likecoin – Coins for Likes: https://likecoin.pro/@eevblog/dil9/hcq3"



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