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#1 Digital-Punk

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Posted 15 October 2011 - 03:04 AM

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Today I went over to my mothers to do some laundry and noticed my old video game console sitting out.
I picked it up and was like damn this thing is old. Im surprised she still had that.
I asked her why you still got this? She's like for the kids, I showed my son that and he was amazed, he is 4 years old.
He was really getting into it to, I was lmao lol. Its to bad I did not have any games left.
It has a default spaceship game though.

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 12:53 AM

ok dumb question, prolly dates me as one of those young whippersnappers, but what is it?

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 11:55 AM

I dont recognise it either......

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 10:09 PM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vectrex

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 11:38 AM

Don't feel bad about not recognizing it, it came out in 1983 and vanished a year later. I believe it competed against the Atari 5200. Anyone ever have the ColecoVision?

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 12:52 AM

Yes i love COLECO!!

Atari 2600 is my favourite console and Coleco is #2 :)

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 12:59 AM

This brings back memories. I actually had a Vectrex.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 05:33 AM

This brings back memories. I actually had a Vectrex.



Its still fun to play actually lol.

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 05:02 PM

It was such a long time ago I don't remember what happened to it.

I loved the Scramble game.

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Check out the state-of-the-art graphics. :whistle:
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Posted 21 October 2011 - 06:07 PM

Let us speak of the original Commodore 64 computer/game console, and those great BIG floppy disks.

I actually still own a functional system with all of the accessories for it.

Coleco was the first that I am aware of that came out with hand held gaming consoles with such games as Hockey, Wheel of Fortune and football.

On the console space panic was my favorite, the enemy reminded me of rabbits, pumpkins and bats floating about in space.


A lot of those old games are all over the web as ROMs which can be played on the computer using an Emulator.


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Posted 29 March 2012 - 05:13 AM

Wow, not seen one of these in years, remember playing on these back in the 80's lol

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Posted 06 November 2012 - 11:40 PM

Wow, I haven't seen one of these since looking at the top of this post. That would be cool to play one back in the 80's.

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