Twin Galaxies’ fame had become international and many game manufacturers considered Twin Galaxies to be the premiere organization that represented the interests of the player. When That’s Incredible contacted numerous game manufacturers with the idea for a video game competition, they were directed by the manufacturers to contact Twin Galaxies. Twin Galaxies had been the official consultant for the Ms. Pac- Man championship that That’s Incredible! staged in October 1982. Based on the viewership their show enjoyed, they planned to revisit the video game competitions.

Soon, in December 1982, Todd Simon, a producer for That’s Incredible, contacted Walter Day and started the ball rolling for a
video game segment. He wasn’t certain what the theme or essence of the show should be, but he agreed to visit Twin Galaxies in person to work directly with Walter Day in hashing out a plan for a show.

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Walter Day - As the founder of Twin Galaxies, the oldest video game scorekeeping and adjudication service in history, Walter Day is known as the creator of e-sports and has often been called The Patron Saint of Video Games.  His remarkable efforts to find, verify and catalog video game world records has led to a decades-long partnership with The Guinness Book of World Records.