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StrikedOut    125

First device was a Commodore C64 but first console was a Sega Mega Drive.

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theyarecomingforyou    9,094

BBC Basic:

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GEEKedUP DJ    5

My cousin gave me his Atiri when I was like 8. Back then it was the coolest thing ever and because of it, I now wear glasses because I always sat up under the tv for hours playing pac-man.

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A couple of years later, I was introduced to the sega genesis!Wonder why I'm not blind!

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kawasabi    40

Atari 2600 Jr

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REM2000    136
Technically not a console but the first gaming machine I had was the original ZX Spectrum spectrum48k_jpg.jpg My first actual games console was the SNES I think.

Exactly the same for me too, the above was my first computer, don't know if you would classify it as a console. My first real console was the SNES.

I loved Horace goes skiing, Daly Thompsons decathalon and tapper.

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MightyJordan    4,833

My first console was the PlayStation, but the first one in my house was the Intelivision. And yes, we did have the Intellivoice add-on too (the only voice games I remember playing are Space Spartans, and B-17 Bomber).

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KitCh    1

This was my first console with Sonic built in :) Loved it!

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Dotdot    322

Dr.Mario & Tetris.

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medhunter    30

From Atari none sense with 171 games @ 1986-1990 to XBox 360 Slim @ Nov. 2011

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Hardcore Til I Die    286

Sega Master System II, followed by a Sega Mega Drive!

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hckngrtfakt    64

this

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with this

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AJerman    762

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

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Xilo    834

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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+Gary7    7,368

Does a PS2 Count?

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Aergan    621

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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qdave    158

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

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LUTZIFER    473

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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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Gnieus    9

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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George P    3,466

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

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turbo_turbet    0

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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Kreuger    104

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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YanksOnTop    51

Atari 2600 with adventure, space invaders and asteroids!!!!! You love the wood grain!! Atari-2600-Wood-4Sw-Set.jpg

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Boxster17    78

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

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soniqstylz    1,048

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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Scorbing    516

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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.

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