Remember Q*bert? We hung out at an arcade with the Chicagoan who created ‘80s video games


Warren Davis, one of the creators behind arcade hit Q*bert, shares about the video game industry back in the 80's and the influence of game programming's formative years. — Chicago Tribune/TNS

I met the Q*bert Guy in suburban Brookfield, Illinois, the other day.

That’s how my editor referred to him — the Q*bert Guy. That’s how I referred to him — the Q*bert Guy. Which is an impolite way to introduce you to Warren Davis. But that’s who he is: Warren Davis, the Q*bert Guy. He knows this.

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