Bill Gates Wrote This Game!

In the early 80’s IBM was looking for a company to supply them with an Operating System for their 8086 IBM PC. They found their partner in Microsoft, which at that point only existed for 5 years and didn’t actually have an Operating System to sell.

Microsoft ended up buying the rights to 86-DOS and selling a modified copy of that to IBM. Microsoft would also include BASIC, a simple programming language, and a few example games written in it.

One of these games was written by the one and only Bill Gates.

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