What was the first game you ever played?

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31 May 2021, 10:51 pm

Mine was Hamtaro: Ham Ham Heart Break on the Gameboy when I was around 4 years old. Barely understood what I was doing but I had fun playing as a hamster and running around rolling into trees (or other hamsters).

I also remember doing the same with Spyro; flew around and using my powers on sheep.


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31 May 2021, 10:56 pm

Checkers, or possibly whatever the first Master System game we had was.


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31 May 2021, 11:42 pm

funeralxempire wrote:
Checkers, or possibly whatever the first Master System game we had was.

Checkers and connect 4 for me!


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31 May 2021, 11:53 pm

honeytoast wrote:
funeralxempire wrote:
Checkers, or possibly whatever the first Master System game we had was.

Checkers and connect 4 for me!


I used to like to play Connect 4 with my ex. Tsion was really good at it.


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01 Jun 2021, 12:56 am

Donkey Kong was the first game I've ever played which was on a coin-up at a local grocery store when I was about 6 years old in 1982.

The first game I ever saw on a home system was probably Pssst on the ZX Spectrum at my uncle's not long after I knew Donkey Kong. Since then I was obsessed and I still am in maybe a mutated version of my childobsession.

First game I owned myself was Manic Miner on the speccy. First game I bought myself was Space Invaders on the same computer.



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01 Jun 2021, 1:12 am

Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap or After Burner. :mrgreen:
I don't recall when I got Dynamite Düx.

My dad played Hang On a lot.


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01 Jun 2021, 1:21 am

The first video game I ever played was either The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past or Link's Awakening. I was probably around 3 years old.


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01 Jun 2021, 4:01 am

My earliest memory of a game is Super Mario Bros on the NES. Perhaps there were others, I think the cartridge also had Tetris on it, but my first one I can think of is Mario. A first game I played well, that is with any higher thought at all, might be another question.


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01 Jun 2021, 5:52 am

I have vague memories of playing an Atari game console that my cousins may have had or borrowed or owned in the mid 1970's?



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01 Jun 2021, 6:26 am

Sonic 2 on Genesis


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01 Jun 2021, 9:08 am

I don't remember. Probably either the Pitfall or Earthworm Jim game my mom had on her computer. The first one I got into was Zoo Tycoon.



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01 Jun 2021, 8:03 pm

Udinaas wrote:
I don't remember. Probably either the Pitfall or Earthworm Jim game my mom had on her computer. The first one I got into was Zoo Tycoon.

I miss Zoo Tycoon. I used to have my zoos full of tigers and lions.


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01 Jun 2021, 8:04 pm

honeytoast wrote:
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I don't remember. Probably either the Pitfall or Earthworm Jim game my mom had on her computer. The first one I got into was Zoo Tycoon.

I miss Zoo Tycoon. I used to have my zoos full of tigers and lions.


Railway Tycoon and Transport Tycoon.



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01 Jun 2021, 9:28 pm

honeytoast wrote:
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I don't remember. Probably either the Pitfall or Earthworm Jim game my mom had on her computer. The first one I got into was Zoo Tycoon.

I miss Zoo Tycoon. I used to have my zoos full of tigers and lions.

I liked the dinosaurs and ice age animals.



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03 Jun 2021, 2:16 pm

I think it was either Duck Hunt or Super Mario Bros on NES.


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03 Jun 2021, 10:23 pm

I don't know, I was only 18 months. We had an Atari 2600.
The first game I remember playing I'm pretty sure was Adventure.

My son's first game was Test Drive 2 on the SNES =)
He prefers a thumbstick, though. I let him play Super Mario 64 and he just ran in circles for a while and kept pressing the C buttons.
I let him play with my Atari Flashback Portable, too. He likes Centipede and Missile Command, because they make lots of noises.


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