Developed by Sperry Rand in 1963, Statistor is a robotic information-gathering and data storage system, later modified by Texas Instruments specifically for use by Statis Pro 1978 Replay. Statistor will answer any and all SP78-related questions, either once a year or whenever the mood strikes him.
Which state has hosted the most SP78 games? And how many games have been played at the site in Oro Valley, Arizona?
Oro Valley, AZ
Through the end of November 2022, the state of California holds the lead in games hosted, with 986. Arizona is in second place with 685, while Ohio is in third place with 13. And currently, site AZ21 in Oro Valley has hosted 17 games since 2020.
How did you get the name Statistor?
San Diego, CA
‘Statis’ is taken from the Latin verb ‘stātis’, the second-person plural present active indicative of ‘stō’, which in turn is Medieval Latin for ‘I am’, while ‘tor’ is a truncated variation of Tobor, the omnipotent robot star of the outstanding 1954 science fiction film ‘Tobor the Great’.