Detail from a brochure for Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator, a vector-based video game from 1983. As you can probably imagine, I sunk a lot of quarters into this whenever I got a chance.

Here’s a video of someone playing the game. Note the speech synthesis and excellent sound effects:

Detail from a brochure for Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator, a vector-based video game from 1983. As you can probably imagine, I sunk a lot of quarters into this whenever I got a chance.

Here’s a video of someone playing the game. Note the speech synthesis and excellent sound effects:

(Source: vazetti)