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Discussion in 'Computers, Hardware, and Operating Systems' started by N4CYA, Oct 8, 2018.

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  1. W4RAV

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  2. N6QIC

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    My first games not at an arcade were Wolfenstein and then Doom. I played for many hours back then on my brand new quad speed CD ROM drive.Wolfenstein was one of the free CD ROM games that came with the drive.

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  3. N4CYA

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    I remember playing Wolfenstein that was one gory game lol.
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  4. W4RAV

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    But they're SO cute!

    (Until they're big enuff to eat ya!) ;)

    Oh, if we only had the science to keep "big game" small enough for an apartment. :)
  5. KM4FVI

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    TitianFall I & II......

  6. AG5WC

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    I've put far, far too many hours into Fallout: New Vegas and The Long Dark. As a kid, I played an awful lot of Commander Keen.
  7. KJ4VTH

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    Atari Pong :)
  8. AA7QQ

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    It's Galaga or nothing for me !!!
    Got one of them Dollar store consoles with a decent representation of it.

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  9. AG5WC

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    Of course the thread is about online gaming, so "I sure enjoyed playing Oregon Trail on my Apple II" isn't helping much--this includes the single-player games I listed!

    I used to play a lot of Team Fortress 2, and I still do fire it up occasionally. The Pyro is probably my favorite class given how easily it messes up the other team's plans; sorry, spy!

    I played Warframe for a while and really enjoyed the freedom of motion. It was also neat how you could drop into somebody's in-progress game and help them out, and even though it was just some random guy it felt very friendly. I eventually lost patience with the grind and stopped playing.

    Since middle school I've occasionally devoted chunks of time to playing MUDs, which is a genre that should appeal to the people of QRZ: developed in the 80s, text-only, not nearly as popular as they used to be, can be a good time but you have to "make your own fun". MUDs also maintain a small community of fanatics who believe their games are far, far better than any new-fangled technology we've come up with since... but I can't see any parallels to ham radio there :)
  10. KP4SX

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    I had a PONG in the 70s when it was all the rage. I guess I grew out of it.

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