Ralph Baer, the inventor of console gaming, died today

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mr_bigmouth_502
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08 Dec 2014, 8:51 am

http://ca.ign.com/articles/2014/12/07/r ... away-at-92

This is truly a sad day for gamers everywhere. We lost one of the greatest innovators of our time. R.I.P. Ralph Baer.



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08 Dec 2014, 12:36 pm

92 years old? A respectable "high score".



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08 Dec 2014, 12:39 pm

I remember reading an article in Retro Gamer about the Magnavox Odyssey. RB believed that the technology to make video games consoles existed from as early as the 1940s, but the money men weren't prepared to invest.

92 isn't a bad innings. May he rest in peace.