[Germany] C64 videogames and the Stasi

Subject: [Germany] C64 videogames and the Stasi
From: newsbeanie@dictatorshandbook.net (NewsBeanie)
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Organization: blocknews - www.blocknews.net
Date: Dec 27 2018 03:45:41
Title: Video games in East Germany: the Stasi played along
Author: Thom Holwerda
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 19:10:36 -0500
Link: http://osnews.com/story/30887/Video_games_in_East_Germany_the_Stasi_played_along

In East Germany, a gamer scene emerged just before the fall of communism.
Teenagers met at a computer club to swap and play C64 games. The state
watched with interest[1].

Fascinating - and chilling, of course - story.

[1]: https://www.zeit.de/digital/games/2018-11/computer-games-gdr-stasi-surveillance-gamer-crowd/komplettansicht (link)

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