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The Early History of Electronic Arts 

November 15, 2015

TCW Podcast Episode 006 - The Early History of Electronic Arts 


We discuss the early history of Electronic Arts. The original founders, how it was financed, the origin of the name, and the initial games made. We go over some of the controversies involved with the founding of EA. We also go over the three core tenants of EA. We go over the plethora of people brought in to staff the company.


Demo of VisiCalc -

TRS 80 Radio Shack -

Archon -

Mule -

Pinball Construction Set -


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