four years ago, polygon Published a feature article asking what happened to video game pioneer Ban Tran, a bunny, the first console game to feature a named playable female character. After years of digging and countless “return to sender” marked letters, the Video Game History Foundation has finally found her.
Today, the Video Game History Foundation is sharing the story of Van Mai neé Tran (she was mistakenly called Ban because of a misspelling of her name on the credits) and her work in the video game industry. Mai recounts her time in the early ’80s working for Apollo Games, a short-lived video game company based in Texas.There she worked bunnyan Atari VCS game featuring a girl named Billie Sue on a mission to save her vegetable garden from a horde of hungry bunnies.
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