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Father of the Home Video Game

On Saturday, Rockstar Games will honor 83-year old visionary Ralph Baer, without whom "Pong" wouldn't exist, much less Grand Theft Auto. After Baer speaks, top designers will discuss gaming's future, followed by a reception -- at which a tipsy Baer will announce that before Vice City and its winsome hookers, he "hadn't gotten so hot since Sega's Jennifer Capriati Tennis".