Atari Video Game, "3-D Tic-Tac-Toe," 1980

Summary

3D Tic-Tac-Toe is an abstract strategy video game designed by Carol Shaw for Atari. Shaw is notable as one of the first female professional video game designers. The illustration on the game’s box is a collaboration between Susan Jaekel and Rick Guidice, who created images of space colonies for the NASA Ames Research Center in the 1970s.

3D Tic-Tac-Toe is an abstract strategy video game designed by Carol Shaw for Atari. Shaw is notable as one of the first female professional video game designers. The illustration on the game’s box is a collaboration between Susan Jaekel and Rick Guidice, who created images of space colonies for the NASA Ames Research Center in the 1970s.

Artifact

Video game

Date Made

1980

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2018.18.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Plastic
Cardboard
Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in  (Packaging)

Width: 5.5 in  (Packaging)

Length: .938 in  (Packaging)

Inscriptions

on front of game cartridge: game program / 3-D tic-tac-toe / CX-2618 / 1-8 ONE PLAYER / 9 TWO PLAYER / Program (c)1980 ATARI, Inc. / Use with Joystick Controllers / ATARI on top of game cartridge: 3-D tic-tac-toe on front of packaging: 3-D TIC-TAC-TOE / VIDEO COMPUTER SYSTEM / GAME PROGRAM / 9 VIDEO GAMES / EIGHT SKILL LEVELS / ONE PLAYER TWO PLAYERS / ATARI / CX 2618 / A Warner Communications Company on sides of packaging: 3-D TIC-TAC-TOE / ATARI / CX 2618 on back of packaging: ATARI / VIDEO COMPUTER SYSTEM / GAME PROGRAM / 1 8 ONE PLAYER SKILL LEVEL / 9 TWO PLAYERS / ONE PLAYER TWO PLAYERS / Use your Joystick Controllers with this Game Program. [...]

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