Two very cool articles about the historicization of video games through a new program at the University of Texas. I wonder what the time-frame is for anything to become written down and archived as history? Let’s see….video games emerged in the 1970s (or earlier? does anyone know?). It’s 2007, so that’s 35+ years, or half a lifetime. So perhaps, the answer is just as long as it takes for a video-game-playing kid to grow up and become an historian and start his or her own archive.