So over at Vintage Computing and Gaming they discuss, what could possibly be, the first video game character of color."Tomorrow,
the United States will inaugurate its first black president, Barack
Obama. In honor of this watershed moment in American history, I thought
we should pay tribute to another African-American trailblazer: the
first black video game character. After exhaustive research, I believe
I’ve found him.Thirty years ago (1979), the first obviously black video game character appeared in Basketball, programmed by Alan Miller for the Atari 800 home computer. Read More...