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what was the first game you played

Post by snowkatt » Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:40 pm

this may have been done before but then what hasnt ?

can you rememmber what the very first video game was that you played ?
and if so what was it

and on what system ?

for me it was the orginal game boy with tetris followed by a nes with the super mario bros \tetris\nintendo world cup triple cardridge
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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by koopa42 » Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:45 pm

ZX81 - Krazy Kong OR Pengo on the arcade

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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by AmigaJay » Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:49 pm

A variation of ping pong (tennis) on a binatone machine, not sure the model etc around my nans house in 1982 when I was 5, I've been told I was very good and kept beating my granddad!
First arcade game was Space Invaders tabletop version on a holiday in Greece in 1983, we worked out you could out 2ps in the Drakma slot and got credits!
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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by The Laird » Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:49 pm

The first arcade game I played was either Asteroids or Pole Position, can't remember which.

First home computer game I played was Manic Miner on the Spectrum.

First console game I ever played was Centipede on the 2600.

First handheld console game was California Games on the Lynx.

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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by theantmeister » Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:56 pm

First game ever was Galaxian in the arcade. First console game? I can't actually remember! I think it might have been Exerion on the famicom.

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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by Roo » Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:17 pm

Kirby's Dream Land on my brother's Game Boy, back in 1993. Magic.
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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by snowkatt » Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:23 pm

Roo wrote:Kirby's Dream Land on my brother's Game Boy, back in 1993. Magic.
thats kind of what i miss from gaming these days
the magic si gone the whole thing around it is not fun anymore

its just arguing and complaining and ridicilous pricing and gouging and online multiplayer and dlc crap
and endless arguments
at times its just a chore and you spend more tiem talking about games then playing them

or is that just me ?
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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by ivortheinjun » Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:29 pm

Can't remember which came first, but it's either a Pong-style tennis game on a Binatone TV Master, or Air Raid on my old Camputers Lynx. We got both machines at roughly the same time as one another.

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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by Vyothric » Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:58 pm

I don't know how people ever remember this. Unless they started gaming pretty late on.

It could have been:

Snapper, Repton 2, Arcadians or Boxer on the Acorn Electron.

or

3-Demon, Sopwith, Rogue, Alleycat or Digger on the PC.
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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by DreamcastRIP » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:36 pm

A Space Invaders clone on an office PC at the workplace of a friend's Father circa 1980/81. Said PC had a green screen monitor. I still now vividly recall the experience and how utterly mesmerised I was by it as a young boy.
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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by snowkatt » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:39 pm

Vyothric wrote:I don't know how people ever remember this. Unless they started gaming pretty late on.

It could have been:

Snapper, Repton 2, Arcadians or Boxer on the Acorn Electron.

or

3-Demon, Sopwith, Rogue, Alleycat or Digger on the PC.
i mostl remember it because i scrimped and saved for months to buy a game boy
and then got the nes for my birthday all of that in quick succession which was a big thing back then
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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by MRCL » Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:37 am

I think it was Tetris on the Gameboy. I'm not too sure tough. Was in the early 90s, and I was maybe five or six years old. Interestingly my first contact with video games was thanks to a female friend of mine back then. She had a Gameboy and I wasn't allowed video games.

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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by Liamh1982 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:27 am

Armoured Encounter on the Philips Videopac in 1988, I was six.

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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by RUOK » Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:03 am

Centipede on the 2600 I was 4 years old!

First console I love was the Master System, Scramble Spirits in the first game I ever completed

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Re: what was the first game you played

Post by Fishsta » Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:30 am

First game I ever played... erm... it was definitely a TI-99/4A game. Either TI Invaders, Munch Man or Parsec.
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