Youth hardware chronicle

#1. Post Posted: 01-16-2019, 09:39 AM
Lightbulb 
zero retrogaming here Smile
you remember your personal chronological sequence of computer/console taken following the effective market release ?

its a question to share your childhood/youth choices, imo interesting to know
this is mine :

- Commodore 64
- Amiga
- Snes
- PS1
- N64
- Dreamcast
- Xbox
- Gamecube
- Xbox360

i removed handhelds because dont remember when i got them lol
funny thing, i remember to have changed a Gameboy Advance with the Gamecube, because i did not like it Smile

i know my cousin choices too :

- Commodore 64
- Megadrive
- MegaCD
- Megadrive 2
- PS1
- Xbox360
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#2. Post Posted: 01-16-2019, 11:42 AM
C-64 with tape unit - 1988,
1541 disc unit for C-64 - 1990,
Chipped PS1 - 1998,
PC -  2011,
Chipped PS2 -  2012,

Yeah, i was waiting for price to drop until i can afford it  all right !  Angel
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#3. Post Posted: 01-16-2019, 12:58 PM
(01-16-2019, 11:42 AM)SasaPinjic Wrote: C-64 with tape unit - 1988,
1541 disc unit for C-64 - 1990,
Chipped PS1 - 1998,
PC -  2011,
Chipped PS2 -  2012,

Yeah, i was waiting for price to drop until i can afford it  all right !  Angel
oh, you remember year too... Smile
you reached to take the c64 disc unit at time, did not know that, amazing!

strange coincidence, i got my first PC extremely late, same period (2010/2011) lol
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#4. Post Posted: 01-16-2019, 01:51 PM
radioshack trs80 color
Apple IIc
Magnavox PC 486 processor
Atari 2600
NES
TG16
Snes
N64
Playstation
Sega Saturn
Master System
Sega genesis with 32x and cd
Cdi
3dO
gameboy color
Xbox (I was actually in the local news because I was one of the first people to get one)
Ps2
Gameboy Advance
Gamecube
Wii
PSP
Atari 7800
Xbox 360
Ps3
Vita and PSTV
Xbox one
WiiU
Atari 5200


Man remembering these in order is kinda hard.
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#5. Post Posted: 01-16-2019, 03:12 PM
^^ @Moandain thats a HUGE list lol
what i meant is to avoid hardware got after his official release, ie if you took Master System and Genesis after Saturn, this is retrocollect and does not count here   Tongue
btw... great arsenal Smile

EDIT im reading now on google about 'radioshack' ++
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#6. Post Posted: 01-16-2019, 03:44 PM
not counting any retro purchases:
Sega Mega Drive: 1997
Gameboy Advance: 2001
Playstation 2: 2007
Playstation 3: September 2009
Xbox 360: Christmas 2009
Wii: 2010 or 2011 not sure
DS: 2010 or 2011 not sure
Playstation Portable: 2011
Xbox One: 2016
3DS: 2017
Playstation Vita:2018
Playstation 4: 2018
Wii U: 2018
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#7. Post Posted: 01-16-2019, 04:18 PM
NES - 1992
Sega Mega Drive 2 - 1995
PSone - 2000
PC - 2001
PS2 - 2004
Xbox 360 - 2009

First two systems i played games on were my dad's Atari 2600 and German version of Amstrad CPC-464 microcomputer (rebranded as Schneider) without disk drive, but plenty of tapes.  Smile
They still work great, but now i use emulators for them.
This is how Amstrad (Schneider version) CPC-464 looks like:

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This also doesn't count, but just to add that i finally got my Dreamcast two years ago in great condition, almost like new and i'm very happy with it.  Smile
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#8. Post Posted: 01-16-2019, 05:14 PM
(01-16-2019, 04:18 PM)dejang8722 Wrote: First two systems i played games on were my dad's Atari 2600 and German version of Amstrad CPC-464 microcomputer (rebranded as Schneider) without disk drive, but plenty of tapes.  Smile
They still work great, but now i use emulators for them.

never got an Amstrad computer (or later console)
i play this with emulators, i like the particular use of colors in screens/sprites (a bit too much) Smile

thanks for sharing, guys
you remember also the correct years, darn, i dont remember what i ate for lunch lol
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#9. Post Posted: 01-16-2019, 05:42 PM
My first was  Atari 2600  was my brothers
                   Apple ll      at school when I got good grades
                   Nes           was the first one that was mine
                   Brings Back Memories!
 
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#10. Post Posted: 01-16-2019, 07:28 PM
The first 2 i owned were:
Acorn Electron
ZX Spectrum 48

After that its all a bit hazy Lol
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