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tbanarchy
tbanarchy Gifted Writer Sometimes serious, mostly snarky author.

My Thoughts On "Gaming" (& A Bit About So-Called "GamerGate")

I posted a similar piece months ago titled "To Game Or Not To Game . . . That Is The Question!" However, in this one I added my thoughts on the whole insipid #GamerGate "controversy".

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tbanarchy
tbanarchy Gifted Writer Sometimes serious, mostly snarky author.

To Game Or NOT To Game . . . That Is The Question!

Dig THAT title!

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randyjohnson
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Atari 8-Bit Computers

The first Atari 8-Bit Computer is the Atari 400. It has 16K memory and not a good keyboard. The Atari 800 computer is superior to the 400. It has 48K memory, a better keyboard and 2 cartridge slots.

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randyjohnson
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Coleco's Abomination

When Coleco made the Atari 2600 Donkey Kong Hunior, what were they thinking? When they made this game, it gave new meaning to the word stinking.

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Different Versions of Donkey Kong Junior

1. Arcade 2. Atari 2600

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U.S. Games Screenshots

Back in 1982, video games were a pretty big thing. So it's not surprising that Quaker Oats decided to get on board. They started a video game company called U.S. Games. They manufactured 14 U.S./Vidte...

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Coleco Games Screenshots

During the early eighties, Coleco made some games for the Atari 2600. Most were based on arcade games. Here are screenshots of those games. Berenstein Bears

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randyjohnson
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The Atari 5200

I want to talk about a console that was released in 1982. The Atari 5200. It was twice as powerful as the Atari 2600 but unlike the 2600, the 5200 failed. The Atari 5200 was doomed for three reasons....

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Activision Game Screenshots

Back in the late seventies, some of Atari's programmers were fed up with Atari. They wanted credit for the Atari 2600 games they were programming for Atari. Atari refused to give them the credit they ...

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