Crowther worked for Internet pioneer Bolt, Beranek and Newman (BBN) in the 1970s .
In 1972 he had initially written a rudimentary, text-based simulation program about the inspection of a real stalactite cave system in Kentucky , which was expanded in 1975 to the first and the genre-naming adventure game called Adventure . In the 1970s , William Crowther was also involved in the development of the first multi-user dungeon game.
- Konrad Lischka: Computer Pioneers: The Undead of the Web, Part 2: BBN - this is where the Internet came into being. Spiegel Online, August 18, 2009, accessed July 18, 2012 .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American computer scientist, recreational speleologist, and game developer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1936|