I started making plans to have the Scoreboard grow into  becoming the “crossroads” of gaming. It was perfectly  fine that the scoreboard had existed so far as a free  service to help all the arcades, but I thought of all the fun  we would all have if the players came to Twin Galaxies  to prove themselves in person in front of myself and, my  partner, Jon Bloch.

As this process began in my brain, I saw that everyone  who was aware of the existence of Twin Galaxies already  associated us with Ottumwa. Because Ottumwa was  a mere 24 miles away from Fairfield, where Jon Bloch  and I lived, we automatically treated it as our headquarters. So, for convenience sake, the mail submissions and phone calls directed at the Twin Galaxies International  Scoreboard went to the Ottumwa arcade.

In August, I orchestrated a North Carolina vs. California  team-based playoff. I went to North Carolina to participate in this one in person. It was wonderful, but the  Defender event and the ….

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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.