Games of yesteryear

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Re: Games of yesteryear

Postby SYN_Kollwitz » Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:16 pm

good to see you also have the original Red Baron manual Vander :)

They don't write them that way anymore...

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Re: Games of yesteryear

Postby SYN_Bandy » Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:05 pm

Sorry late to the party... BTW, fun thread

I never owned my own Intellivision console, but got to spend a lot of time with friends in prolonged gaming sessions.
Got to love the early sound and voices!

Also played original RB in 2D for a little on a friend's early Apple (or was it a Mac?), but at that point was deep in grad school so never got in on the 'golden age' of gaming like RB3D.

Mein Gott, I forgot it was vintage 1981, some of you weren't born yet...
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Re: Games of yesteryear

Postby SYN_Skydance » Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:58 am

Did anyone have one of these?


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After moving on from analogue gaming I got one of these

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I can even remember the smell of unboxing it now.....the new digital age
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Re: Games of yesteryear

Postby SYN_Speck » Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:49 am

The original Castle Wolfenstein on the old Apple II+, circa 1981...

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Re: Games of yesteryear

Postby SYN_Bandy » Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:32 am

Weren't you too young Speck?

That was an adult-only rated title no? :lol:
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Re: Games of yesteryear

Postby SYN_Ricky » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:41 pm

SYN_Bandy wrote:Sorry late to the party... BTW, fun thread

I never owned my own Intellivision console, but got to spend a lot of time with friends in prolonged gaming sessions.
Got to love the early sound and voices!

Also played original RB in 2D for a little on a friend's early Apple (or was it a Mac?), but at that point was deep in grad school so never got in on the 'golden age' of gaming like RB3D.

Mein Gott, I forgot it was vintage 1981, some of you weren't born yet...


The Intellivision was my first console, I would have loved to have that game, I didn't even know it existed!! :shock:
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