Artifact Details

Title

Morningstar, Chip oral history

Catalog Number

102740486

Type

Text

Date

2019-02-04

Contributor

Garcia, Christopher, Interviewer
Morningstar, Chip, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA

Extent

34 p.

Format

PDF

Description

Chip Morningstar has worked in computing since the 1970s. He is best-known for his work at Lucasfilm Games Division, developing the SCUMM engine used in many of the most popular games of the 1980s and 90s, and for leading the development of the virtual world Habitat. Morningstar also worked on the Xanadu hypertext system, for American Information Exchange, Electric Communities, and several other significant Silicon Valley corporations.

Category

Transcription

Subject

Networking; Lucasfilm; Lucasarts; Games; electronic communities; SCUMM; Habitat; post-modernism

Collection Title

CHM Oral History Collection

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8930.2019

Related Records

102740487 Morningstar, Chip oral history