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2257523 No.2257523 [Reply] [Original] [archived.moe]

Think as far back as you possibly can. Post the video game you believe to be your first or at least one of the first.

>> No.2257531
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2257531

you made me realize how old I am. Asshole.

>> No.2257539
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Superior SMS version

>> No.2257545

How popular was this game? It was so long ago and not many of my friends had the SNES I have no idea if it was even popular or not. It's a good fucking game though.

>> No.2257547
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>>2257545
Forgot pic

>> No.2257549

>I just now realized Tekken 2 came out 20 years ago

>> No.2257556
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2257556

Either this or Lady Bug, or Donkey Kong.

>> No.2257562

>>2257547
>>2257545

its one of those games that got super popular long after the fact

>> No.2257565

>>2257556
Pretty much this for me as well.

>> No.2257569
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>> No.2257571
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Jungle Hunt, Combat and Bezerk for the Atari 2600 are some of the first games I remember playing.

>> No.2257573

>>2257569
GOAT Atari game. My Grandpa got a arcade cabinet a little bit ago with tons of atari games on it and I just destroyed the high score. Never was much of a Defender player though.

>> No.2257605

Super Smash Bros.
Someone brought their N64 and a few controllers with Smash toy daycare. I only got to play once, as Samus, but it blew my fucking mind. Got my own that Christmas with Super Mario 64 and Diddy Kong Racing. Good fucking times.
I'm only 18, plz no bully.

>> No.2257628
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Frogger on my friend's Colecovision

It was either that or Demon Attack on the 2600

>> No.2257631
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>>2257628
Demon Attack had the illest box of all time even though the game itself has you shooting big purple bats. Still fun back then.

Didn't have a console myself til the NES came out, got the one with the R.O.B. and everything

>> No.2257639
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2257639

I played this when I was like 7 years old. There were other games before that, I'm sure. I played the first Mario before, some C64 games but this is the first one that made an impact and made me love the genre and the medium.

>> No.2257648
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>>2257523
though first game i owned was mario bros back in 89 at the tender age of 4

>> No.2257649
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It was either this or an MSX game

>> No.2257653
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I learned early on how to enjoy getting my shit wrecked. Thank you, Revenge of Shinobi.

>> No.2257659

>>2257631

this cover...is an awesome monstrosity.
These are not actual drawings. These are
chinese dinosaur toys painted silver..hence the awkward stances.
Awesome.

>> No.2257663
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2257663

The earliest I remember is very blurry but the description and date fits perfectly with this:

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorillas_(video_game)

In my memory the graphics were monochrome but I remember that sun and the gameplay explanation is pretty much what I remember, the date and the OS fits. I may have been three years old.

A bit later I remember our floppy disc collections with cga games like ace of aces, f1 (cant remember the name but it was made by accolade and i rreemember the music) and some more high end stuff like stunts.

>> No.2257664

>>2257545
>>2257547
popular after internet review critics got a hold of it.

although it's a really good game. so are the first two gargoyles quest's. sort of, the nes and gb version are balls hard but sport basically the same gameplay you get from demons crest.

>> No.2257668

>>2257663
i dont think it was possible to play gorillas on monochrome, you could however play nibbles on monochrome.

this is coming from a cga tandy 1000 though.

probably the best part about those two games were taking them apart, though. when I was maybe 10 years old i had rewritten nibbles to have a third player, it was good times. although try getting three people on one keyboard. ghosting, ye gods.

>> No.2257669

>>2257664
Its pretty cool how all those games link back to Ghouls and Goblins. I always wanted to play more of those games but the only one I actually beat was Demons Crest

>> No.2257674

>>2257663
I remember having that as an example program for QBASIC. Fun shit to play around with.

>> No.2257680
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Jungle Hunt as an arcade was my absolutely first encounter with videogames, didn't played it but I was fascinated. The first one that I played was Panther for Commodore64, it came in bundle.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCO_yvygzt4

>> No.2257689

>>2257659
Fun fact: The missiles are from a GI Joe Skystriker from 1983

http://www.yojoe.com/vehicles/83/skystriker/

This information will never be useful

>> No.2257691

Pokemon red was my first purchased video game. I was born in 95, mom gave it to me in 99.

before that I had her old NES with mario 3 and the mario/duck hunt cart, but those weren't purchased, so I don't know if they count.

>> No.2257692

>>2257674
I know right? there used to be/still is a site with a repository of qbasic games. some of them were pretty advanced; sporting true 3d graphics and whatnot.

problems occur though, getting qbasic to run on anything that isnt dropbox simply doesnt seem to work, even qb64 seems buggy across all boards.

>> No.2257695

>>2257668
I don't know, my memory is either fuzzy or the game was being displayed on a monochrome monitor.

It really surprised me to find info (and rather quick I may add) on a game that was just an example game for qbasic. I literally searched "banana throwing retro videogame" and it was first.
>>2257674 (my post is quoting you too but i am clumsy on mobile)

Now that I've found it I'd like to code a clone version.

Btw I just thought it is like a precursor of Worms, but is it the precursor or there were already more games in that style?(projectile,turn based,destructible environment)

>> No.2257698

>>2257695
a quick google says the Apple 2 had the first known turn based artillery game.

Affectionately named "Artillery" in the early 80s.

I think Gorillas and Scorched Earth predate worms by quite a few years though.

>> No.2257702
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2257702

The perfect first game.

>> No.2257714

>>2257523
I sorta played my brother's Atari. Mostly Pac man. But my first real experience of my choosing was Mixed Up Mother Goose. Followed shortly by Mario.

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My grandmother still has the TV we played this on. Back when TV was furniture.

>> No.2257767
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Hell yea Rodney's Funscreen.
Followed shortly by the ECOquest series and the Commander Keens

>> No.2257790
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My brains hurts... I think this is the one. Wedding Bells for Msx

>> No.2257792
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>>2257523
probably this or any game that came with an amstrad in the early 80s

>> No.2257798
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It was either this or pac-man on the 2600 at least that's what I can remember

>> No.2257810

The first system I had ever owned was an NES, my dad bought it for me from a Pawnshop back in '93, although the very first game that I have memories of playing was a very brief session of Sonic the Hedgehog on Genesis. I was very early 1992, but I must have only been about 3, going on 4 years old, so it's foggy.

>> No.2257813

>>2257556
Was there a bridge level? Fuck that bridge level.

>> No.2257815

>>2257702
Tfw the only way I could play games as a kid was with my game gear.

>> No.2257878
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>> No.2257879

Famiclone Mario for first console game
Final Fight & Street Fighter EX+ for first arcade games

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>> No.2257889
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>At the grocery store with my mom in like 1980

>> No.2257893
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Hard as fuck, and if you miss an item in an earlier level you just get stuck later on and fight and endless wave of bad guys until death.

>> No.2257919
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This, with SMB a close second.
Took me a long time to beat it.

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>> No.2257927
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I can't remember for certain which one was the first I played, but I'm sure I BEAT Sonic first.

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And it's excellent.

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>> No.2257968

I usually tell people Alex Kidd in Miracle World was my first game because it was... It was the first game I was given.

However, I remember playing an Atari 7800 and the game I think it was called Defender but the purpose of the game was that you were a tank in a maze and you had to shoot all these targets sitting at the top of the screen but there would be other tanks trying to chase you.

My memory is completely hazy on this so I don't know if the game is actually called Defender. Haven't been able to find it.

>> No.2257985

>>2257927
this, actually exactly this.

i can't remember which was first, funny thing is we had an NES too but it wasn't hooked up

i think we only had smb/dh for it

>> No.2257989

>>2257968
That's not Defender

>> No.2257991
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2257991

Oh, is this thread about the first video game we actually owned?

>> No.2258047

>>2257628
Also Frogger on Colecovision at a family friend's house.

>> No.2258051
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It was probably this. We had other Master System games but I was a baby and I imagine this was the one they let me play because it was the simplest.

>> No.2258056

>>2257523
Either Donkey Kong on the 2600 (and yes, it was a 2600, not an original VCS) or Super Mario Bros. on the NES.
or maybe F-Zero on the SNES

they're equally likely

>> No.2258058

Space invaders on my grandads 2600
Then the first TMNT on the nes which i hated
I like it now though

>> No.2258065

>>2257959
i have so much love for breakout. probably one of the first games i played also. a simple breakout type game is the first thing i ever really made on my own when i learned to do more complex programming in highschool

>> No.2258091
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>> No.2258095
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>> No.2258123
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dead connection, i think i was six
should revisit soon

>> No.2258128

Super Doki Doki Bros.
Not even an oldfag, I was just poor as shit.

>> No.2258139
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>>2257813

Not sure, I remember a skull at gargamel's castle that was fucking hard to jump. But I still beat that game when I was like 4 or 5 (it's very short and easy, bar that fucking skull).

>> No.2258152
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In hindsight, this really shouldn't have been my first experience with vidya. It sucked.

>> No.2258157

>>2258152
I had fun playing that. Its better than Top Gun.

>> No.2258174
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>Be 3 or 4
>iddqd + idkfa
>fucking up everything with rocket launcher
>remember getting to the end of level in pic and wondering why the assholes on the other side could kill me all of a sudden

Not sure if it is the very first game I played or not but definitely my earliest vidya memory

>> No.2258178
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2258178

Out of the way, babbies. Oldestfag coming through.

>> No.2258183
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This motherfucker.

Though I'm cheating a bit since I was born in 1988, but my uncle was a huge C64 faggot, that's literally one of my earliest memories in general, I must have been 3/4 years old when I began playing that shit, the joystick also made my hand numb as fuck after a session.

>> No.2258184
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2258184

This. Except our Apple II had a color monitor (it came with a black and green one, though). Older sister's computer, I was probably like 3 or 4. I just now, decades later, realized the menu bar says "Aids." lol

>> No.2258187
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>>2258178
See
>>2257991

Not naming a console = Bullshit

Next time if you're going to fictitiously post, use something far older than Pong like pic related.

>> No.2258196

sonic 2 on the megadrive, or the original worms on PC

>> No.2258289
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2258289

my dad had a genesis when i was born but the only games i remember him having were sports games and starflight, which i remember trying to play but it's impossible to even get off the space station if you're too young to be able to read. when he got this one it was the first one i was able to actually play

>> No.2258394

>>2257815

This!

>> No.2258427
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As far back as I can remember. Oh how times have changed

>> No.2258431

>>2257556
Smurf was my first game too. Get off my fuckin' lawn, kids.

>> No.2258434

>>2258091
OH WHAT A RUSH

>> No.2258438

I remember playing Miner 2049er and Jungle Hunt for the Atari when I was around four years old. That's that game where you jump from vine to vine...yeah I was terrible at it at four years old and using the Atari joystick LOL. I would totally miss those jumps. I think I did manage to do it one time and get to the next stage.

I remember thinking that Donkey Kong Country for the SNES had ground breaking graphics, and once again feeling that way when Goldeneye came out for the N64.

I kinda miss being wowed by the technological breakthroughs in video games.

>> No.2258447
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2258447

I probably played some arcade game before this, but Super Mario Bros./Duck Hunt was definitely the first game I ever owned. I swear to God that it's more common than the stand-alone versions.

>> No.2258458

Sonic 2.

>> No.2258464

>>2257523
simpsons arcade game

>> No.2258468

>>2258187
>fictitiously post
No lies. I turned 41 this month. We had Pong when I was 3. It was a Sears model. So suck my dick, kid.

>> No.2258472

Some PC platformer with an elephant as the main character, I think.
I wish I knew the name.

>> No.2258480

Dad brought home the NES. I was stuck as Luigi since my twin brother got first pick.

>> No.2258486

>>2258458
Me too man, me too.

>> No.2258487
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>>2258480
Forgot pic

>> No.2258490

Super Mario 3 on SNES

>> No.2258492

it wouldve been something on my uncles PC around 94'. the only things i can remember playing on his PC around that time were baldurs gate and sid meyers pirates (okay, i remember the incredibly long install more than the gameplay. i was only 4 so its not like i got anywhere /w them. since baldurs gate released in 98 it wouldve been pirates or possibly something i cant remember well.

the first thing i really played a lot of was pokemon on release day. by 2000 it was mainly diablo 2 or runescape.

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>>2257523
It was pic related and Tetris, from the 89-90 Game Boy bundle I think.

>> No.2258527
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Get on my level

>> No.2258530
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>> No.2258532

Snoopy and the red baron for the atari 2600

>> No.2258538

>>2257569
We had this when i was a kid. Awesome game.

>> No.2258541

PC: Lemmings
Console: Sonic the Hedgehog

>> No.2258590

>>2258527
Already did.
>>2258178

>> No.2258621
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Video pool on the specrum 48k

>> No.2258647
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Too old too British

At least I eventually ditched this and that fireman sam game for kikstart 2, HERO and fantasy dizzy.

>> No.2258662
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Good old Avenger (i.e. Space Invaders) for Vic 20. Still have it, and still play it from time to time.

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>> No.2258703

>>2258647
Postman pat had a videogame? Oh man thats awesome. They used to show postman pat on ytv in canada.

>> No.2258731

My dad had bought an NES before I was born and a Genesis around the time I was born. My earliest vidya related memories involve Sonic the Hedgehog and Super Mario Bros. I think the earliest I can remember a new game coming out and playing it is Donkey Kong Country. I remember wanting Sonic & Knuckles for my 5th bday which would have been in January 1995.

>> No.2258768

I cannot remember. My older brother had a PS1 so as far as I can remember I have been around games.

The first ones I owned was a a Looney Tunes racing game and a Smurfs racing game.

>> No.2258770

>>2258468
>kid
I'm less than 3 years younger than you.

>> No.2258772
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Back when Windows 95 was still a thing and the best we could get was a monochrome monitor, my dad's friend loaded a bunch of classic arcade titles onto a series of floppy disks for my sisters and I because he was a cool fucking dude.
Probably my first experience with a video game of any kind was loading up Asteroids because my mom said it was her favorite arcade game. I had some good times with it, and then one day my dad brought home a NES that my cousin got rid of along with at least 50 games.

>> No.2258795

Not sure, probably Mario Bros 3.
Maybe Links Awakening or Klonoa

>> No.2258879
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>weird floaty controls
>first video game ever

I was an angry child, it didn't help that my second game ever was chakan

>> No.2258892

>>2258879
How did you just not give up on video games? I admire your forgiveness.

>> No.2258907

>>2258447
this

>> No.2258913

>>2258879
>weird floaty controls
>Chuck Rock

The game and its controls are pretty straightforward.

>> No.2258915

No picture but it was the arcade pole position

>> No.2258936
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>type atari breakout into google image search
>discover something I never knew

>> No.2258994

Pac-Man, when I was 3.

Was at a hospital pediatrics clinic. Family went there for my doctor appointments because it had a shorter line than a regular pediatric clinic. The lobby had Super Mario Bros, Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Space Invaders, and Yoshi's Cookie/Dr. Mario in the lobby. All on freeplay.

I remember trying to get myself sick just to go back there and play some games.

>> No.2259004

>>2258936
Breakout is one of my favorite Atari games despite being one of the simplest. Pretty damn hard to break all the blocks though.

>> No.2259012
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I never beat this fucker either.

This game was too hard.

>> No.2259016

Probably Tetris or Super Mario Land, as we had a Game Boy and some carts before getting the PlayStation (I really wanted an N64 as a toddler...).

>> No.2259017
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Speedway! on a Magnovox Odyssey 2 combo game cartridge fully titled:
Speedway! / Spin-Out! / Crypto-Logic!

>> No.2259024

>>2259004

definitely. the game (or concept) is still as playable today as ever, where as some other games of the era, even considered classics, arent.

>> No.2259026

>>2259024

indeed, it was always one of my favorites.

>> No.2259036
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Space Quest from Sierra on the PC. Windows 3.1

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Got this and Sonic with my Sega Genesis. It was definitely the first console game I beat.

>> No.2259093
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Fucking this on SMS.

>> No.2259114

I remember being scared shitless by Pitfall.

>> No.2259125

>>2258770

Doesn't mean you aren't an asshole

>> No.2259129

>>2258447

Same here. I know my mom and dad have (or possibly had) an Atari, but I can't recall playing it until after I had played this.

>> No.2259145

It was either Super Mario Bros./Duck Hunt or Mega Man 3. We got our NES kinda late.

>> No.2259697

>>2257523
pitfall for atari 2600

>> No.2259724
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No wonder I turned out the way I did.

>> No.2259734

>>2257523
Dungeon keeper was my first video game

>> No.2259737

Frogger for Atari

>> No.2259746
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Soon after this, Mortal Kombat

>> No.2259767
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Probably some NES game. Quite possibly the Mario/Duck Hunt combo cart.

I played a lot of Rygar, Metroid, and Deadly Towers as far as that console went.

>> No.2259770
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Battlezone on a heavy-six. Swapping that Atari 2600 joystick back and forth to see who could score the highest.

Yeah, I'm old.

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>>2257523
I think Rolling Thunder in the arcades was one of the very first.

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>>2258501
Mah niggah, same here, first game system I ever owned was a fatboy and Super Mario Land was my first game.

>> No.2260812

Either >>2257663 or an ASCII battleship game made for DOS by a colleague of my father.

>> No.2260817
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Pac Man on the Atari 800. Had watched my dad play it, was fascinated. I think I was four. Somehow managed to complete the first level on my last life the first time I played it, and got hooked immediately. Never managed to beat his high score at it either. We had like a hundred games on that thing, soooo many good times. Played the hell out of Pac Man, Star Raiders, and M.U.L.E., among other games...

>> No.2260998

>>2259770
Best version of Battlezone.

First game for me was either Parsec or Space Invaders on a TI-99.

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>> No.2261816

>>2258480
Are you Me?
>dem luigi feels

>> No.2261861

Not counting the children's p+c adventure games, Mario 64.

My playing of the classic Nintendo games of that time probably spoiled me for the following years.

>> No.2261910
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>>2257523
First game played: Super Mario Bros. at my friend's place when I was 7 years old
First game owned: Super Mario Bros. 3 that came with my NES
Second game owned: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles
Third game owned: Mega Man 3

>> No.2261915

First I remember seeing was Gradius 3, dad was playing it on the snes. First I PLAYED was Link to the Past. Loaded someone's savefile, fell in the pyramid and got my ass kicked by Ganon.

>> No.2261919
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I still have this game and occasionally plug in my Sega to play it.

>> No.2261920
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Well, I'm 26 and it has to be playing Punchy or Oh Mummy with my dad on the Spectrum ZX

>> No.2261921
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It was either this or duck hunt

>> No.2261923
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>>2261920
Oh Mummy! was pretty much a Pac Man rip off. Punchy was a tricky little platformer.

>> No.2261927
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Knight Lore on my Parent's workplace's ZX Spectrum. We took turns to play (there 5 of us).

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Also the first game I ever beat. My parents had a VCS when I was younger than this, but I can't remember actually playing anything on it.

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Either this or some NES game emulated on my Dad's PC, I really can't remember. I still own the cart for this though.

>> No.2262056

>>2261927
My nigger ,great game.

You posted the amstrad version though,the spectrum one is monochrome colours in every room,which still looks great to me.

>> No.2262058
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>>2257523
Yay emotional childhood baggage

>> No.2262060

First game played was probably Mario 64 and the first game that was ever considered "mine" would be smash 64 from a Christmas present. First game I completed was banjo Kazooie

>> No.2262063

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBTud6ujDDw

I loved shooting down the planes. Shit got complicated after that.

>> No.2262067
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Definitely this, many hours on it

>> No.2264882

Either M.A.S.H. or Megamania

>> No.2264895
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The perfect first game. Sometimes it's a beat-em-up, sometimes it's a puzzler, sometimes it's a tricky platformer, sometimes it's a racer. Amazing graphics and awesome music among NES games, tons of variety, and teaches kids to develop problem solving methodology, persistence, and anger management. You can't get a better introduction to video games than that.

But seriously I was a very angry child though.

>> No.2264906

>>2258447
This exactly.

>> No.2264928
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First game.
Changed my life.

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>> No.2265026
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>dat control panel.

>> No.2265053
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>>2257523

>> No.2265057

>>2264928
Played that so much, still have it somewhere around my house

>> No.2265080
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I remember my grandparents had this way back in the day.

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>>2257523

This my 2nd. 1st I have no idea of the title, it was something I think commodore 64 with a tank driving in a desert :/

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>>2257523

>> No.2265239
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>tfw not an old codger
feels groovy

>> No.2265256

>>2265239
>>tfw not an old codger
Soon™
Time flies kid.

>> No.2265289

The first video game I remember I think was on either an Atari or an Amiga PC... it was a block puzzle game sort of thing with an odd head as the player character sprite.

>> No.2265291
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Hard Hat Mack maybe? But it could have been prince of persia. It's hard to tell.

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This was my first ever game. To this day I still have it on my shelves. I enjoyed it a lot, surprisingly, probably because I didn't know any better; at least at that time the controls didn't feel clunky. Hard to play it nowadays - I still have a few instinctive reflexes, but not nearly enough to try and beat it again.

I had access to a few computers before that (C128, MO5), but always in school and always with serious utilities. As a kid I didn't understand why these machines were introduced to us as being super duper important, since we only did some basic math on it. Well, we were fine with single digit additions on a piece of paper too, so, meh.

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I remember my mother bringing me home from kindergarten and allowing me to play on the Commodore until my old man came home. It might actually be my oldest memory in general.

>> No.2265431

I remember a game.. a long time ago in primary school where you were a janitor of some sort moving boxes around a maze. Blue janitor.. possibly pink boxes? That and number munchers.

>> No.2265435

>>2265431
Sokoban?

>> No.2265442

I have no idea how you guys even remember...
If I had to guess (and I do) it was probably Tetris or something.
First game I owned? That's easy. Pokemon Stadium. I was 9 years old and got my N64 because a fat girl fell on my leg and broke it.

>> No.2265450

>>2257523
Tekken 2, wow OP how young are you.

Also mine was Sonic 1 probably

>> No.2265453
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2265453

Probably this. Though the game that started my video game obsession was Jazz Jackrabbit.

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2265460

I distinctly remember running into the water and yelling at the top of my lungs "QUICK HOW DO YOU SPELL SWIM!?"

>> No.2265476

Super Mario World or Sonic 3.

Probably the former.

The first game I could actually play all my own was Super Mario Land 2. I remember the first time I ever played it going to the first level of Mario Land and thinking that the first area in it was infinitely massive and sprawling, like you could adventure within it forever.

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>>2257523

In the really early 90's.
Never played since, what the fuck...

>> No.2265484

>>2261816
Same but on Sonic. My brother gave me a gift for being his groom support whatever at his wedding, it was a watch that had 'thanks for being tails' engraved in it.

>> No.2265524

>>2265484
That's pretty cute, dude.

>> No.2265551
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I don't remember what the first one I tried was, but when we got our first computer some friend of the family gave us some disks with games on them. Jumpman, Qbert and the like. The one that really got my attention though was Rogue. I would play that for hours and hours at a time.

>> No.2265559

I don't remember which game was the exact first, but it would've been when I was 2 or 3 in 1997 or 1998 so I would have been shit at the time. But I do remember playing:

Super Mario RPG
Donkey Kong Country 2
Mortal Kombat II (SNES)
Super Mario 64

Around the time I was 3 or so.

>> No.2265563
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Burgertime on the TI-99/4a

>> No.2265568
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2265568

Which is funny because this is the game I have the fondest memories of as a kid. As a 4 year old I used to play this all the time and when a character used a fatality on me I would turn the game off and run out of my mom's room in fear that Scorpion would come out of the closet and kill me.

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>> No.2265590
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didnt get a genesis until the next year

>> No.2265610
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First video game I owned?
That would be this underrated gem.
My Father gave it to me when I was very young.

>> No.2265631
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I'm old as fuck

>> No.2265637

Probably River Raid.

>> No.2265680

>>2257523

Rayman

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2265696

>>2257523

>> No.2265697

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CP5Li5f1mJo

This or SMW.

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>> No.2266653

A Pac-Man cocktail cab.

>> No.2266692
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2266692

born in 86, the first game i remember playing was Taipan!

i never understood anything apart from hit spacebar to sink ships. broke 2 keyboards playing it.

>> No.2266721
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The game is endless. Once you've reach wave 99 and beat it, you repeat same level again until you run out of lives.

>> No.2266725
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>> No.2268690

Owned: Buck Rogers Planet of Zoom, on a cassette for the Colecovision ADAM
Arcade: Pac-Man

>> No.2268692

>>2257523
phantasy star

>> No.2268993

>>2257663
Oh god, I forgot I played this
also my first

>> No.2269269

SMB1 at one of muy cousin's house when I was 3. Love at first sight with videogames. Now I'm a fucking aspie

>> No.2269290

>>2257547
discovered this by complete accident while browsing roms years ago... all i can say is what a find, snapped up a physical copy as quickly as i could

excellent stuff and i really dislike capcom's snes output for the most part

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>> No.2269335

Duck Hunt Baby - Pow Pow POOF POOF

>> No.2269367
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2269367

Hard to remember the exact game for sure but fairly certain it was this, Winter Games for the Commodore 16 with my bro and sis. Playing the Bobsleigh event and coming last because I didn't know how to control it properly.

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