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#61 hckngrtfakt


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Posted 05 February 2013 - 19:56


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Posted 05 February 2013 - 21:01

Intellivision or Atari 2600. Not sure. Since I was born in 84, these were actually my uncle's I think.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 21:02

Mine was the ColecoVision. I thought that was the most awesome console back then. I hated the joysticks though. They were a pain to use. I remember this thing was quite expensive too. $300.00 if I remember correctly?

Mine was as well. I eventually got the addon to allow me to also play Atari games. :D

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 21:04

Does a PS2 Count?

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 21:18

This was my first console but the mario watch was my first mobile console.

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I had one of those as well. Extremely tough game as a kid!

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 16:41

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My only non-pc gaming hardware which I had in mid-late 90's :D



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Posted 10 February 2013 - 17:12

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My only non-pc gaming hardware which I had in mid-late 90's :D

Those things were awesome! Had one in the early 90s. Had tons of games for it.
I always found it hard to believe that no other company made a portable that could even beat that, till what, 2 decades later.
I don't even think there was a computer out that could be games as well as that thing could, not to mention you could even watch TV on it.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 17:19

The first console I ever had as my own was the original PlayStation. The fat one, not the slim PS1, although I did own that one as well.

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 17:26

I'm surprised no one said they had a turbo graphics 16.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 03:57

Technically not a Gaming Console but my first gaming machine was a Amstrad. Had a black and white screen and pretty sure it cost my parents 3500 AUD back in 1988.
Then i won a Gameboy in like 1994 and then owned a Nintendo 64, a Xbox, 360, PS3 and Computer.
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Posted 11 February 2013 - 04:11

Sega Genesis is the first one I can remember although I had a Master II. Also NES. No idea which I got first.

Edit: I also had an Amiga that we only used for games that ran off of floppy disks. They went directly into the keyboard too.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 04:18

Atari 2600 with adventure, space invaders and asteroids!!!!! You love the wood grain!! Posted Image

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 04:42

Much like several others, the Atari 2600 was my first home console.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 13:27

Atari 2600, but I didn't play it much. My dad had a coin-op business (used to buy and then lease/repair arcade games, jukeboxes, pool tables, cigarette machines, etc.), so I'd just go to his shop and play whatever the latest arcade or pinball machine was. Had a Donkey Kong Jr. tabletop version in the house for years; I think that's where my addiction first came about.

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Got an NES, and my brother later got a Sega Genesis. Gave up gaming until college, my buddy had a Super NES, which we eventually traded in for a PS1 and played the **** out of MVP Baseball and Resident Evil. Tomb Raider was the cinch for me that I needed to buy my own PS1 later that year.

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Posted 11 February 2013 - 18:12

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My only non-pc gaming hardware which I had in mid-late 90's :D

SEGA gave up on the home video game console business way too early and way too fast. They were ahead of their time.