Artifact Details

Title

Willball game

Catalog Number

102785564

Type

Physical Object

Date

Circa 1975 - 1977

Manufacturer

Solo Zone Publishing

Dimensions

overall: 4 1/2 in x 29 1/2 in x 29 1/2 in

Description

The object is a round wooden frame painted white. The upper face has a white plastic disk, a white pushbutton, and three red lights. Underneath is a complicated mechanism with surgical tubing, two knurled wheels flush with the outer edge, six capstains, and two stepping motors. There is a circuit board with a ribbon cable leading out of the device.

Category

I/O/other

Credit

Charles C. Wehrenberg -- Founder of Solo Zone Publishing for basic "WillBall" concepts, competitive-relaxation game logic, system integration, design, and financing. Brian C. Burke, hired to program the "WillBall" games for Apple II Basic to specifications. Peter Gutkin, hired to construct the "WillBall" table exterior console to specifications. Paul J. Wehrenberg PhD, hired to construct the interior logic circuit controller for the "WillBall" Table to specifications.

Lot Number

X8820.2019