It is 1980 and the National Space Invader’s Tournament Finals is Approaching…

This articles covers the New York Regional contest and its winner, Frank Tetra. Tetra would go on to win 2nd place and a computer. The big winner would be video game industry pioneer, Rebecca Heineman. I remember these contests and how exciting it felt to see the gaming culture catch on in the mainstream media.


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