The Poly could well have been the first microcomputer specifically designed for educational use in the world, and it came from New Zealand. The Poly was designed by Neil Scott and Paul Bryant at Wellington Polytechnic (hence its name) in 1980 as ... Continue Reading »
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Where did you play?
How does one identify local themes and scenes in digital games history? Figuring out what is local will usually require knowledge of the non-local, won't it? Well, in 1980s New Zealand there were some unique conditions which meant that games production developed at least partly along its own trajectory. New ... Continue Reading »