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What was you first 2600 game?

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#26 Rom Hunter OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:29 AM

Space Invaders.

A friend of mine helped me finding the right channel on a bulky old black & white television.

We heard the Tsjomp Tsjomp from the invaders first before we got the picture.

Never forget that moment.


Edited by Rom Hunter, Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:29 AM.

#27 RiderofOstriches OFFLINE  


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Posted Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:16 PM

I am a pretty new collector. My first games that I picked up were Joust and Combat, I got them knowing I would eventually have a system and wanted a small library of cartriges to play as soon as I got it.

#28 the_wizard_666 ONLINE  


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Posted Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:58 PM

I got a pile of 2600 games in a lot at a garage sale in the late '90s...around 25 or so.  I don't remember specifics about what was there...I mean, there was the obvious Pac-Man, Combat, etc., but the only one I remember firing up (once I got the system to work...there were issues) was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, so I'm gonna call that my first 2600 game.  And it definitely left me with a good impression of what the system would have to offer.  Now I just need to work on actually playing more of the ~250-300 games I've acquired since then.  I've maybe played 50 of them, and that's being generous :P

#29 Mayhem OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Apr 25, 2017 3:41 AM


#30 MissCommand OFFLINE  


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Posted Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:11 AM

Combat came with my first system, and Pac-Man with my second. Can't express how disappointed I was with Pac-Man... at the very least that could have had a similar maze and the correct colors. Ugh. The new Homebrew 8K Pac-Man is absolutely fantastic... it is the definitive version.


Two favorites that I played the heck out off were Adventure and later Enduro.  :)

#31 GeekDragon OFFLINE  


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Posted Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:09 PM

I finally got combat last year.  When we got the Gemini system, it came pack with 2 games, Mouse Trap and Donkey Kong(both games came with a sticker on the back that reads "Bonus cartridge included with Gemini purchase.  Non-refundable.  I consider this a variation for these games with I haven't seen on any sites.)  Those may have been my next 2 games.  Then the flood gates were iopened.

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Posted Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:43 PM

I got mine in summer 82, and I think my first games were Combat and Haunted House and Pac-man. Probably didn't get any more until fall.

#33 Atarikid96 OFFLINE  


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Posted Yesterday, 11:54 AM

Beat em and Eat em. I was 6.

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