1. Post #41
    slapdown3's Avatar
    July 2010
    1,894 Posts
    Legit no joke, Superman 64.
    I got that, smash brothers, and paper Mario for Christmas, and I booted up Superman first.
    Couldn't beat the singleplayer, heck couldn't beat the first level. The multiplayer was somewhat fun to play, but paper Mario was my favorite.

  2. Post #42
    March 2017
    505 Posts
    Lego Island
    yeah this shit was dope, I spent so long with my brother playing this as a child
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  3. Post #43
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    December 2005
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    The first PC game I played was Bubble bobble, The first game that struck a chord in me was Half-life at the age of 5. God I loved playing around in black mesa... Before the aliens came.. That shit was too real!

    So I managed to reload the game and took the train ride and fucked with the scientists in an endless loop.

  4. Post #44
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    April 2011
    141 Posts
    Full Tilt Pinball - Space Cadet
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  5. Post #45
    Blade cop's Avatar
    February 2006
    85 Posts
    Mine was Duke Nukem, which was the very first one, at age five. I think it was on Windows 3.1, which is very old computer specs.

  6. Post #46
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    March 2011
    13,720 Posts
    Diablo 2

  7. Post #47
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    October 2009
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    Jazz Jackrabbit
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  8. Post #48
    Paranoia10's Avatar
    January 2013
    899 Posts
    Let's Explore The Farm With Buzzy The Knowledge Bug

    i shit you not

    first entertainment game was Half-Life i think

  9. Post #49
    Frost 31's Avatar
    September 2008
    670 Posts
    Lemmings on MS-DOS. Seriously. My dad had a 386 computer complete with floppy Floppy Drive (5.25 inch I think?). He had several games for it including the original Sim City and a pinball game called Tristan, but Lemmings was the first game I personally played on a computer.


    Looking over the article I'm also pretty sure I've played the game James Davenport is talking about, but have no idea what it was called. His description sounds incredibly familiar.
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  10. Post #50
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    August 2010
    1,405 Posts
    Delta Force, Settlers 3, Fifa 97, Moto Racer 2 in this order are the games i've played when me and my family got our 1st PC which included these games.

    TO go even earlier, the 1st game i've played was Forbidden Forest on C64    and it made me fear spiders   

  11. Post #51
    ALurker's Avatar
    January 2015
    229 Posts
    Half-life and opposing force.

  12. Post #52
    Megadave's Avatar
    July 2013
    5,404 Posts
    Opposing Force is about as early as I remember, but I think I played Doom shareware before that.

  13. Post #53
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    July 2006
    3,865 Posts
    Putt-putt goes to the moon

  14. Post #54
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    April 2012
    6,845 Posts
    Age of Empires.

    I got it in a box of cereal.

  15. Post #55
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    December 2011
    2,862 Posts
    The earliest game I remember playing was Speedy Eggbert, on my dad's PC.

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  16. Post #56
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    July 2013
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    It was either Doom or Wolfenstein 3D.

  17. Post #57
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    May 2011
    567 Posts
    Red Alert II and IL-2 Sturmovik are the earliest I can remember.

  18. Post #58
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    July 2007
    4,640 Posts
    Barbie Riding Club.

    Nice of PCGamer to make a fast thread for us.
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  19. Post #59
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    November 2005
    23,272 Posts
    Barbie Riding Club.

    Nice of PCGamer to make a fast thread for us.
    Should move it to where it belongs then.

  20. Post #60
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    January 2012
    2,425 Posts
    Rayman, never actually finished that game. and I've played it for weeks when I was young
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  21. Post #61
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    October 2005
    2,715 Posts
    Rayman, never actually finished that game. and I've played it for weeks when I was young
    Started playing it a bit again, and I still haven't finished it, or Spiderman, or AoE, or tons of other games. There's so many childhood games that need completion.

  22. Post #62
    Marcolade's Avatar
    November 2008
    1,611 Posts
    It was either my dad's old copy of Leisure Suit Larry 6, or Duke3D.

  23. Post #63
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    June 2011
    453 Posts
    I belive it was Settlers 2
    Mine too! I miss that series.

  24. Post #64
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    May 2007
    15,874 Posts
    When I was around 4 I had an old computer from the 80s. I don't know what it was but I had a shitload of unlabelled cassette tapes with games on them. If you didn't turn the different parts of the computer on in the right order (the cassette reader was plugged in separately) you didn't get any sound in the games, which was actually useful as I had no volume control since all the sound was MIDI beeps and boops, so I could play in the morning when my parents were still asleep.

  25. Post #65
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    July 2013
    2,460 Posts
    It was either dx-ball 2 or re-volt and both games have definitely stood the test of time with re-volt having a crazy modding community that is still going.

  26. Post #66
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    September 2006
    3,611 Posts
    Lemmings 2: Tribes on MS-DOS.
    I was so young I had no idea what was going on other than it was exciting and I loved it.

    Didn't really play games at all in general till Red Alert 1 came out.

  27. Post #67
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    January 2012
    2,191 Posts
    probably like fucking toy story or something

    as for FPSs im sure it was return to castle wolfenstein

  28. Post #68
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    December 2016
    42 Posts
    Odell Down Under

    shit was bitchin

  29. Post #69
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    October 2009
    21,870 Posts

    this is the earliest one i can remember.

    but the internet is saying these were earlier

  30. Post #70
    Reflex F.N.'s Avatar
    January 2016
    550 Posts
    Unreal Tournament GOTY.
    I was 4 years old when I played it at my cousins' house; they were crazy about it. I remember we would take turns on the computer; whenever one dies, someone else takes his/her place.

    It's still one of my favorite games of all time and I still listen to it's awesome soundtrack very often.

  31. Post #71
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    October 2007
    7,334 Posts
    Chip's Challenge is the earliest thing I remember.

  32. Post #72
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    April 2007
    1,079 Posts
    Probably Lego Racers or Dune 2000. I remember playing both before I was even in Kindergarten, but I can't remember which was first

  33. Post #73
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    February 2017
    571 Posts
    Heroes of Might and Magic III

  34. Post #74
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    May 2007
    1,690 Posts
    Where In Time Is Carmen Sandiego

  35. Post #75
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    January 2008
    11,540 Posts
    Either Treasure Mountain or Math Blaster Plus.

  36. Post #76
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    June 2010
    3,128 Posts
    The first games I've played were demos and shareware stuff. I distinctly remember that one Half-Life demo where a headcrab jumps straight at you in a vent, good stuff. That, and Diablo 2, but I could barely make sense of it.

    TES Oblivion blew my fucking mind. I'd say it was my first "real" game. In the very beginning of it, after you're told to find Martin, I angered some guard because I was an asshole kid and then fled to the monastery. The moment the guard followed me to another location was almost like an epiphany. I can't stop gaming ever since.

  37. Post #77
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    April 2006
    4 Posts
    Tyrian! Never going to forget the entire soundtrack because of how many times I played through the whole thing.
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  38. Post #78
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    April 2012
    3,520 Posts
    Quake and Jump Start Preschool on a Pentium machine.

  39. Post #79
    Viking Chest hair simulator 2012
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    June 2009
    3,081 Posts
    Age of empires, then baldurs gate, and first PS1 game, jumping jack flash

  40. Post #80
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    October 2009
    13,924 Posts
    Odell Down Under

    shit was bitchin
    This was an elementary school classic for me.