Note: The Gamer Devotional is an idea that has been simmering in my mind for quite sometime. I hope to use this series to eventually turn into an ebook. Enjoy the ride as I hash out this concept and please feel free to comment, suggest, and just plain “like”. Thanks.
“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” – Genesis 1:1
Every story has a beginning.
In the way back year of 1972, Allan Alcorn created a small game by the name of Pong. Taking the concept of table tennis to the two-dimensional realm, Pong pitted two players against each other with two in-game paddles and a ball. The graphics were simple; the gameplay addictive. Pong may not be the very first video game ever created but Pong has been credited with demonstrating that money could be made with video games. Pong was the beginning.
Just as the video game industry was launched with Pong, the Biblical book of Genesis serves as the starting point for humanity. Notice in the verse above (Genesis 1:1) that God created the heavens and the earth. This was our press start moment.
What game features your favorite beginning?