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Collecting Dust: My Odyssey2 Odyssey (part 1)

    The Odyssey2 is the sequel system to the very first home video game console. The original Odyssey was developed by the great Ralph Baer (who also created Simon) and was sold to Magnavox, who released it in 1972. At that time, Computer Space, the very first arcade game, wasn't even a year old.…

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Collecting Dust: Getting Back in the Game

The year was 1983. I would have been 3 or 4 years old. My parents sat me down and forced me to make a very difficult and important life choice; Pac Man or Donkey Kong? In this context, Pac Man meant the Atari 5200, and Donkey Kong meant Colecovision. And, yes, these were my only…