The Secret History of Video Games : Pac Gentleman

Pac Gentleman Mechtorian sculpture by Doktor A.

When this game was first released in 1880 it was so hugely popular in taverns and inns that the bank of England was forced to mint more threepenny bits to keep up with demand. The game¬†was created by Messrs Nam & Nam and Co. as a novelty pastime for the masses. Outdoing the previous top public house game of Shove Ha’penny.

Customised “Soopa Coin-Op Bros” toy from ESC toys.
Polyurethane Resin, Lead, Chestnut wood, Brass, Steel, Polymer clay, Styrene, Paper, Found objects
8″ tall.
2007