The Game "Centipede" was an extraordinary 80's game made by Dona Bailey. Many people have played Centipede
The Game and Awards Exhibit.
She may have been the only woman on the Atari coin-op division, but she overcame it and made one of the best games
It also won game of the year.
Centipede won many awards. Game of the 80's award (along with other games)
80's was the dawn of video games! Dona Bailey helped it by creating "Centipede"People remember the game as a historical monument for games. It was one of the most commercially successful games from the 80's aka (the golden age for games)
Kids all over the U.S loved this game. They would spend hours and hours at the arcade play this game. Thousands to Millions of quarters were spent on the game, which makes it one of many fan favorites. Kids would travel on their bikes across town to play the game.
In Dona's childhood she was different from other girls her age. She wasn't intreseted in how things worked and played outside a lot. She was more interested in games than in girly stuff. (board games)
All great people have something they are hiding or obstacles that blocked/weighted on them. Dona was the only Woman in the Coin-op division at Atari. Also, she was judged differently as a kid which discouraged he a lot.