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I Played That! #23: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (C64)

This was another game that was eagerly, furiously awaited by my pirate friend Joe and I. I, being a teenage nerd, had devoured and practically memorized the book and watched the BBC series over and over. I couldn’t wait to … Continue reading

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I Played That! #18: Pinball Construction Set (C64)

In 1983 or ’84 some old friends of the family from when I was a wee tot came to visit. Their youngest son, Tim, was about my age, so it would fall on me to keep him entertained. Tim and … Continue reading

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I Played That! #16: Jumpman (C64)

I played a lot of games on the C64, but this one probably held the record. It was a perennial favorite, and I was actually not too bad at it. The title, Jumpman, could not be a better descriptor. You’re … Continue reading

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I Had That! #19: Commodore VIC-20 and Commodore 64

By 1983 I couldn’t take it anymore. I was begging for a computer. My dad relented and somehow didn’t get me a Radio Shack one; I have no idea how that could have happened, and can only assume they were … Continue reading

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