Muntic0re
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What was your 1st game?

Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:33 pm

Please share

Edit:
Real game, PC game or PI game
Last edited by Muntic0re on Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:12 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:50 pm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hopscotch :D

Or do you mean like electronic or computer/console games ?

I cant remember if I played "Home Pong" at a friends house, "Astroids" in the arcades or "PacMan" on a rented VCS2600 first.

That I owned myself probably this:
http://www.retrogames.co.uk/042306/Hand ... -by-Gakken

And a bit later it would be Scott Adams Adventureland cartridge for the VIC20. ( came with the machine )

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:49 am

In 1974 I had the possibility to communicate to a computer, via a teletype connected over an acoustically coupled modem.

With that we learned some BASIC.

With that we wrote simple games like Battleships.

A few years later we wrote things like Lunar Lander on the Commodore PET.

A few years later, in the late 1980's the game of Star Glider on the ATARI ST520 ranked me as "cheat" after I achieved a score of 100,000.

I have never played a computer game since.

Well, except for poking at Angry Birds for five minutes when that was a thing.

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:53 am

Oh boy, does the PONG thing count?

If I understand correctly there was no computer in there. Only logic chips.

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:59 am

Muntic0re,

Oh, you mean "first game".

I think that was something to do with burning ants with the light of the sun through a magnifying glass.

Or do you mean like when I was 10 years old and really got into Canasta:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canasta

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:18 am

Since this is a Pi forum, I think we should stick to the first game you played on the Pi.

For me, it was the connect four pygame included with Raspbian.
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Re: What was your 1st game?

Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:42 am

No no.

As this is the "off topic" section the question is quite open ended.

The first "real" games I played were chess with my father.

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:58 am

Heater wrote:
Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:42 am
No no.

As this is the "off topic" section the question is quite open ended.

The first "real" games I played were chess with my father.
Being off topic doesn't grant permission to talk about "anything", I've seen more than a dozen threads locked for being 'too' off-topic.
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Re: What was your 1st game?

Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:41 am

OK, yeah, so the opening post "What was your 1st game?" is what exactly?

It has no relevancy to the Raspberry Pi as such

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:55 am

First game that i remember playing - Alley Cat i think...
First game that i programmed myself - clone of Color Lines :)

p.s. but that was not on rpi, yes, thread might be off-topic

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:49 pm

Heater wrote:
Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:53 am
Oh boy, does the PONG thing count?

If I understand correctly there was no computer in there. Only logic chips.
Yeah - also the first machine I saw and played in early seventies 72? or there abouts. I've never played a game on the Pi. Way too pragmatic these days.
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Re: What was your 1st game?

Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:38 pm

Space invaders on DOS. :)

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:52 pm

Adventure, via teletype on some far-away main-frame, while I was supposed to be studying maths at an O.U. summer-school.
Later, it got rewritten for playing at home, but neither of the mazes was coded properly.

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:00 pm

My first 'real' game was Escape Velocity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OC76Uflbjw I played it on an old Power Mac I got from my father. I think I upgraded that machine to Mac OS 7 or 8. Golden times!

Before that, I played some games on my fathers NES, but nothing I played seriously or for a long time since it was my fathers, so I don't consider those games to be 'my first game(s)'.
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Re: What was your 1st game?

Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:13 pm

Police Precinct and Lounge Suit Larry were the first games that captivated my interest to the extent i stayed at work and ordered in a pizza ;)

The first game s/w i loaded on my shiney new 386 mono crt 20gb hdd 512Mb ram puter was 'eye of the beholder' followed quickly by Dune2 ;)

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:45 pm

That would be a Commodore 64 version of Boppers. A little cartridge game with the goal of directing a ball to weak spots in the 4 walls, by using a paddle like rectangle towards the middle of the screen. Had to avoid the red triangles while doing this.

Very crude game with terrible graphics (even by 1984 Commodore 64 standards).
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Re: What was your 1st game?

Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:10 pm

Memory Wars on a Processor Technology Sol 20.

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Tue May 15, 2018 5:04 pm

Press manager on the Rockwell AIM 65. The computer costed me three months of savings...

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Tue May 15, 2018 5:07 pm

Imperf3kt wrote:
Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:18 am
Since this is a Pi forum, I think we should stick to the first game you played on the Pi.
For me, it was the connect four pygame included with Raspbian.
I never played a game again since 1985...

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Tue May 15, 2018 7:22 pm

rin67630,
I never played a game again since 1985...
Well, there is the thing for me. If you have a compter then there are so many much more interesting things to do with it than play games.

Those things are the "games" for me.

Of course writing games is a good exercise. Which ultimately leads to getting to grips with creating efficient code, real-time programming, low latency networking, 3D graphics, artificial intelligence and so on and so on.

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Re: What was your 1st game?

Wed May 16, 2018 6:10 pm

Heater - “Lunar Lander on the Commodore PET” LOL. Been there, done that. But only during college hours.

First REAL game – Elite, on the BBC Micro
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