At what age were you when you started too play vg????????

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#1 Posted by brimmul777 (3319 posts) -

I was at the age of 5.I am now 39 years old.Nearly 35 years of gaming.How about you?

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#2 Posted by jasean79 (2593 posts) -

Parents bought me and my bro Atari 2600 in 1981, so been a gamer since I was 2.

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#3 Posted by AutoPilotOn (8655 posts) -

I don't remember. It was when Atari was still competing with the NES because I begged my parents for either one I didn't care. I got a system called action max off clearance rack that used light guns and VHS tapes lol. Later my parents bought me a 16mhz 286 PC.

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#4 Posted by byof_america (1853 posts) -

My dad had a sega genesis, but I didn't play that until my friend got me in to video games with Super Smash Bros. when I was 5.

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#5 Posted by AutoPilotOn (8655 posts) -

Oh my uncle had a system with plastic overlays you put on screen. It enhanced the dot in the screen I guess.

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#6 Posted by The_Last_Ride (76371 posts) -

i think i was 3 or 4. I know i had a gameboy with Tetris and played the crap out of it. Even though i sucked ballz.

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#7 Posted by korvus (10682 posts) -

At about 5 or 6 when my uncle bought me a Sega Master System 2....so about 25 years ago.

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#8 Posted by johnd13 (9263 posts) -

I think I was 7 when we got our first PC. The first real video games my parents bought me were Fifa 2001, Harry Potter and Escape from Monkey Island 4.

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#9 Edited by jun_aka_pekto (22272 posts) -

As a kid in the late 70's, I got into arcades starting with Space Invaders....and pinball. I love pinball.

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#10 Posted by awesome3496 (2208 posts) -

Is it bad that I thought VG stood for Vanguard?

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#11 Posted by bforrester420 (3480 posts) -

I was probably in 2nd or 3rd grade when I got a 2600, which would have been 1985ish. I remember that I wanted an NES, but asked for the Atari because I couldn't remember which was which from the commercials and was disappointed come Christmas that I asked for the wrong one.

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#12 Posted by bforrester420 (3480 posts) -

@awesome3496 said:

Is it bad that I thought VG stood for Vanguard?

If you mean Vanguard, the Mutual Fund company, then no, that isn't a bad thing. It means you have your priorities straight.

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#13 Edited by awesome3496 (2208 posts) -

@bforrester420 said:

@awesome3496 said:

Is it bad that I thought VG stood for Vanguard?

If you mean Vanguard, the Mutual Fund company, then no, that isn't a bad thing. It means you have your priorities straight.

I meant the card game. :P

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#14 Edited by gamerguru100 (12686 posts) -

I think I was around eight years old. My mom got me a Nintendo 64 and Super Smash Bros. for Christmas. :3

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#15 Edited by tocool340 (21116 posts) -

2 or 3 back in the early 90's. NES was the first system I played and Mario Bros. the first game. Or it could have been Duck Hunt...

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#16 Edited by Master_Live (18815 posts) -

Around 5 or 6. Seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeega!

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#17 Posted by plageus900 (2325 posts) -

My parents bought an NES in 1989. I was three then.

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#18 Posted by genius2365 (487 posts) -

As far back as I can remember. I used to have a PC in the basement where I'd play old cereal box and Tonka games. I must have been around 3-4 when I started. A friend gave me his old PS1 when I was 5, and I got my first console, an original Xbox, when I was 7.

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#19 Edited by PSP107 (16677 posts) -

@AutoPilotOn said:

I got a system called action max off clearance rack that used light guns and VHS tapes lol. Oh my uncle had a system with plastic overlays you put on screen. It enhanced the dot in the screen I guess.

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#20 Posted by AFBrat77 (26275 posts) -

16....and it was Pong in 1977 I believe.

I remember mastering Defender and a game called Phoenix in the early 80's in the arcades.

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#21 Posted by indzman (27377 posts) -

@awesome3496 said:

Is it bad that I thought VG stood for Vanguard?

I thought something else *cough* *cough*

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#22 Posted by indzman (27377 posts) -

At age 18 , Max Payne being my first game :)

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#23 Posted by Hallenbeck77 (15267 posts) -

I hate to be the person to do this, but gaming topics aren't allowed. However, this would be a better fit over on the games discussion board.