Nov 2, 2021 • 36M
Interview: Nolan Bushnell The Father of The Gaming Industry - Staying Humble and Visceral Experiences
In conversation, the father of the video game industry. We talk about gaming, learning, Nolan's favorite movies, Arcade history, and the future of the digital arts.
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While celebrating 50 years of Computer space and the legacy of Atari, Arcade Press has been very fortunate to have a free-form conversation with the one and only Nolan Bushnell. Nolan is a serial entrepreneur and inventor responsible for Atari and Chuck E Cheese (among many other profitable, industry-shifting ventures).
In Conversation: Nolan talks with us about VR, AR, Crypto, NFTs, films, gaming history, the coin-op/ mafia connection, and the value of staying humble.
“This whole idea of the state versus the individual is going to be playing out very aggressively in the next 20 years… and it’ll be interesting to see who wins….”
Listen to the full interview above. Thank you for supporting Arcade Press.
A special thank you to Polycade, Arkhaives at Midnight, and Mr. Nolan Bushnell.