Illustrator's rendition of Spacewar

GRAETZ, J. MARTIN. 1981. The origin of Spacewar. Creative Computing 7(8): 56-67, reprinted 1983 in Creative Computing Video & Arcade Games 1(1): 78-??.

Spacewar on the PDP-1

The picture at the top is a snippet of an illustration that accompanied the 1983 reprint. The second picture shows how “Spacewar” actually looked on the original machine, a PDP-1, it ran on.