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Topic: Old school gamers over 35?

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Zeldafan79

@Krull
LOL indeed! The late 70's through the 80's was an awesome time to grow up! Gamings birth, Back to the future, Knight rider, Transformers, He-man, breakdancing etc!

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BruceCM

You forget Star Wars & Trek, @Zeldafan79.... A Team, Buck Rogers, Mission Impossible series and MacGyver, for a start

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Zeldafan79

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Oh yeah duh! Plus Ghostbusters, Gremlins, Hair metal bands and Indiana Jones! I could go on forever!

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Zeldafan79

Scrubicius

ogo79 wrote:

ill be 41 in 15 days.
the era of renting more games than we owned.
no internet walkthroughs.
just game magazines for tips.

Yes the good old days where you literally getsurprised by the game when you played it. Today everything is revealed on the Internet on day one.
Actually the only reason we received a NES on Christmas was because we rented one with Castlevania before hand!

Zeldafan79 wrote:

@BruceCM
Oh yeah duh! Plus Ghostbusters, Gremlins, Hair metal bands and Indiana Jones! I could go on forever!

yeah back then when Star Wars was Star Wars.
Let's not forget DuckTales!

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Zeldafan79

@Scrubicius
Darkwing duck and Chip n dale rescue rangers too! Dang somebody get me a Delorean or a phone booth i want to go back! to heck with this modern world!

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Scrubicius

What was your favourite Castelvania on the Gameboy?
Castlevania: The Adventure
Untitled
Castlevania II: Belmont's Revenge
Untitled

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BruceCM

Heh, who could forget 70s & 80s hairstyles, @Zeldafan79 ....

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Zeldafan79

@BruceCM
Yep! The clothes too. When i was 10 i had a pair of Parachute pants like MC hammer!
@Scrubicius
Belmont's revenge of course. That's a really good game!

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BruceCM

& you strutted around, singing, "can't touch this", @Zeldafan79 .... I didn't do such things, I was sensible

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BruceCM

Though that was early 90s, @Zeldafan79 .... There was some great music around then, though

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Krull

Ah, the Eighties, when nobody thought twice about that nice young Michael Jackson fella singing about his love for a PYT (Pretty Young Thing)...

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App

I may be 24 (turning 25 on October 24) but I remember the good old days of no internet walkthroughs. Well, there was internet, but I never used it.

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Dezzy

Lol I mistakenly assumed at 34, I'd be one of the oldest here. Guess not.

I'm pretty sure I count as "old school" though, given that my first gaming experiences were on the Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum, which predated the NES (which is kinda the beginning of the games industry as its currently understood)

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Madlena

My heart just sank when I saw old school. I still feel like it's the 90s and I'm in my teens. I'm 36.

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Madlena

Losermagnet

Zeldafan79 wrote:

@Scrubicius
Darkwing duck and Chip n dale rescue rangers too! Dang somebody get me a Delorean or a phone booth i want to go back! to heck with this modern world!

Thats about how i feel anymore.

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Severian

36 here....don't care if I'm "old". Love old games and new games.

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redd214

Ahh so this is where the old folks home is located lol! 36 here, don't feel old at all

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Losermagnet

Y'know this has me thinking [queue old person tangent] our generation (lets say 30 somethings) was probably the last one to go to school without cell phones being a major thing. I know they were around but I didn't have one until after I graduated. Heck, in elementary school we barely had computers. We had a "computer lab" with about a dozen that were shared among all the classes. They had Mario Teaches Typing on them (as was the style at the time). We probably were the last generation to have VHS tapes, cassette tapes, and rf adapters. The point i'm slowly working towards is - i'm technically a millennial but i have more life experience with ruddy, low-fi, analog stuff and most of the time that's what gives me the nostalgic warm fuzzies. I hate facebook (dont even have one), twitter, and the "always on" condition.

And back in the day nickels had pictures of bees on them. "Gimme five bees for a quarter", you'd say..... [ramble, ramble]

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Slowdive

Being a teenager in the 1990s was pretty darn awesome. It wasn't a "perfect time", and I'm not going to overly-romanticize it; there were problems, but compared to today it was basically "heaven". Great music (even new genres), great and exciting movies, and people actually interacted with each other without a device. I absolutely hate this era. 2008 was the final nail in the coffin with the advent of smartphones, social media, and the financial crisis which we never overcame.

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