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First System Used/Played
« on: July 09, 2008, 09:47:02 PM »
Whats the First System that you ever used
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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2008, 09:47:38 PM »
Mine was the original Gameboy then the N64
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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2008, 09:48:53 PM »
Mine was a Sinclair ZX81 - black and white - no sound . . . etc. very very basic . . . I have three of them now!!

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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2008, 09:54:05 PM »
First games system was an Atari 2600 or VCS as it was originally known - I have just got a fairly rare black version.
I have 70 or so games for it as well!

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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2008, 11:06:08 PM »
Mine was a commodore 64.

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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2008, 11:17:05 PM »
Depends if you can count a Binatone Pong console  :)

Actual computer was a ZX81, with gauntlet (a scramble clone), 3D Monster Maze, 3D Defender, Murgatroyds and Gulp (I think thats the name, a Pacman clone) .... Oh! and not forgetting the 'original' Flight Simulator!
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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2008, 11:18:49 PM »
Erm dave - I have a copy of gauntlet, flight sim and loads of others for the zx81 . . . :) ready to go into the museum!

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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2008, 11:23:31 PM »
Erm dave - I have a copy of gauntlet, flight sim and loads of others for the zx81 . . . :) ready to go into the museum!

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On 2nd thoughts I'll go for the cake  ;D
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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2008, 01:24:56 AM »
MMmmmMMmmm Walnut cake....

*ahem

forst computer was infact the first one i built.... the ZX80 white Kit built monster... I was 9 and a half years old and my dad telling me it was time i learned to solder....

so yes.... I built a Kit built Zx80 *(a zx81 with different case)* I had a few burns... but come away with not only knowledge... but an addiction to the smell of burning solder ;)

before the Zx80 there was the DataBase (white console with phone set like controllers) had a cool boxing game.... then there was the orange Binotone.... ugh... fugly.... and the Atari 2600 VCS... ahh gaming heaven!!!

then the Zx80... 81, specky 48k... cbm64 (i picked up a DTV joystick today... been giving paradriod a spanking on it), cbm128, specky 128, Atari ST, Amiga 500, Amiga 600, Amiga 1200..... and the rest... well.... :D
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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2008, 05:30:10 PM »
Think mine was probably my dads VIC20. Then he went down the 286/386/486 etc route.

My personal 1st machine was the Amstrad CPC6128, then a 386.

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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #10 on: July 22, 2008, 05:30:09 PM »
mmmm 6128 . . . nice!
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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #11 on: July 29, 2008, 09:18:01 PM »
Definately the Atari 2600 I remember it was my older brothers birthday I didnt know what to make of it at first. Pacman was alot harder back then I could never get past the first level cos the joystick was hard to switch directions with. I still remember the ads on TV

"Its the 26 hundred from A-Tar-I ... Under 50 bucks, 50 Bucks? Now isnt that right"

cost US$49.99 quite alot back then

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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #12 on: July 29, 2008, 09:22:25 PM »
Good machine! I still love games on the 2600 such as Haunted House, Adventure and Space Invaders - wicked!

What about combat as well - with bouncy bullets?

Nice one rain_storm!

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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #13 on: July 29, 2008, 10:34:36 PM »
My first Console was the Atari 2600 - or VCS as someone said below.

It still works and I play Adventure and Indy Jones on it occasionally - along with the 25-30 other games including usual suspects Space Invaders, Combat, Pac-Man but i somehow missed out on ET! (thank god!)

My first computer was either a ZX80 Or ZX81 - my friend dad had both when they were released.I can remember both but the first game I remember paying a golf game which you printed out the screen/hole on the thermal printer.

Then they had a BBC Model B complete with Elite and Chuckie Egg......Ahh the memories

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Re: First System Used/Played
« Reply #14 on: July 29, 2008, 10:36:52 PM »
I LOVE CHUCKIE EGG!

Have you seen the one in our Arcade? It plays like he one on the bbc!!!

Wicked!!

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