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Retro The first ever video game you ever played

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Gunsmith, 15 Apr 2012.

  1. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    It's Pong for me.
     
  2. erratum1

    erratum1 New Member

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    First game hmmm......

    I remember playing space invaders on one of these and playing early arcade machines not sure what was first.

    Anyway early 80's I guess, later I got a spectrum for Christmas.

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    and these were huge at school!

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  3. DLDeadbolt

    DLDeadbolt Space Cadet

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    1st video game I played was probably Pong / tetris in early 90s, or possibly Battleships / hangman on MS DOS on bloody floppy discs!


    Jesus christ....


    I'm starting to feel really old.

    To think the 1st pc I ever used was only around 1998-2000
     
  4. cerbrus2

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  6. paisa666

    paisa666 I WILL END YOU!!!

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    Enduro from atari 2600

    Pure awesomeness, the night races were my favorite :)
     
  7. IamJudd

    IamJudd Well-Known Member

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    Not the first game but definitely the one I remember most. Montezumas revenge. Class.

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  8. JCBeastie

    JCBeastie New Member

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    Just like Flibblebot, pong on one of those bad boys. Then I got a 128k Spectrum ZX +2. Mega Drive (Genesis) after that, and then a Playstation. I pretty much went to the PC after that, C&C has to be my all time favourite game ever.
     
  9. rogerrabbits

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    That game was amazing.
     
  10. IamJudd

    IamJudd Well-Known Member

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    I used to have a commodore 16 plus4. Jack Attack and those text adventures that came with it were awesome too. Plus there was this mastertronic game that had me playing for hours but I can't remember the name.
     
  11. Lukna

    Lukna New Member

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    I think this :)

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    But Gianna Sisters and Dizzy on C64 just got stuck in my memory for good.
     
  12. AmEv

    AmEv Meow meow. See yall in 2-ish years!

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    Dead link.....
     
  13. thehippoz

    thehippoz New Member

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    remember that.. went back and played it a couple years ago

    the thing liked about it was it was all about timing your jumps.. don't think it had a proper ending though- that's what bothered me and why I went back to play it again when found the rom (just to see if I missed anything when I was a little rat)

    think first game was assroids at a liquor store.. the sounds and that little alien ship used to make my eyes go like ted haggard
     
  14. Deders

    Deders Well-Known Member

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    Was probably the breakout game that came with the 16K ZX Spectrum, it also had a program that explained how the Ram, CPU and other stuff made the computer work. I was probably about 6.

    The first games we actually bought (from a car boot sale) were Jumping Jack and Ah diddums (dungeon master sold seperately)

    Ahh the over exaggerated nostalgia
     
  15. Dwarfer

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    It was on the Atari 2600 and either Pac Man or Asteroids
     
  16. GuilleAcoustic

    GuilleAcoustic Ook ? Ook !

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    Zaxxon on Colecovision

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  17. loftie

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    Wizard of Wor on C64. At least I imagine it was

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  18. Tomhyde1986

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    I was sure I had that but thought I imagined it. Nice to know it was actually real.
     
  19. tyepye

    tyepye Active Member

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    I really can't remember the very first game I played, that makes me feel sad.

    I think it might have been Paper Boy on some console we rented from our independent video store.

    On our PC we only had shareware games for quite a while, I remember playing Doom Sharware when I was way too young and also Commander Keen Sharware. Then my brother started borrowing (and then copying) his mates floppy disks with various games on them such as the Dizzy games and Canon Fodder :)

    But that very first game, very hard to pin down!
     
  20. x5pilot

    x5pilot Fragile explosion

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    Combat - Atari 2600 :)
     

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