January 27, 1972: Magnavox Odyssey Production Begins
1972 – Magnavox begins the production of the Odyssey Video game system. The final release date was not until May. It was a very primitive system with no processors and the cartridges are jumpered configurations. The system will be on the market for a year before being discontinued.
Wikazine – Full show notes for January 27
- MIT vs. David LaMaccia
- Kevin Mitnik cracks the WELL
- White House e-mail outage