Archive for February 9, 2007

Wil Wheaton's Geek in Review: Pac-Man Fever

February 9, 2007

arcadedeath.jpg

I found a great article on this site Suicide Girls. It’s almost like a journey through someone’s arcading life, actually that’s exactly what it is. Read on…..

I was born in 1972, and came of age in the 1980s, which means that I am of the video game generation. Though my family started with the Odyssey2 before moving to the Atari 2600 and Atari 400 (membrane keyboards FTW!) much of my gaming took place in various arcades, or local businesses — pizza parlors, drug stores, bowling alleys, liquor stores and even a head shop — and they played such an important role in my life, I still have all kinds of very clear and powerful memories associated with certain games and the places I played them. It’s good that I do, because arcades in America are vanishing like rain-forests. Click here to continue reading.

Wil Wheaton’s Geek in Review: Pac-Man Fever

February 9, 2007

arcadedeath.jpg

I found a great article on this site Suicide Girls. It’s almost like a journey through someone’s arcading life, actually that’s exactly what it is. Read on…..

I was born in 1972, and came of age in the 1980s, which means that I am of the video game generation. Though my family started with the Odyssey2 before moving to the Atari 2600 and Atari 400 (membrane keyboards FTW!) much of my gaming took place in various arcades, or local businesses — pizza parlors, drug stores, bowling alleys, liquor stores and even a head shop — and they played such an important role in my life, I still have all kinds of very clear and powerful memories associated with certain games and the places I played them. It’s good that I do, because arcades in America are vanishing like rain-forests. Click here to continue reading.


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