Classic Video Games

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Sat Jul 12 04:03:04 1997

On Fri, 11 Jul 1997, Uncle Roger wrote:

> At 02:03 PM 7/11/97 -0400, you wrote:
> >Depends on your definition of "videogame" (coin-operated, home unit,
> computer, commercial, etc.) One of these should fit what you're looking for:
> When I was in high school, there was a precursor to the Lynx/Gameboy/etc.
> crowd that was a football game. There were little red LED's(?) to represent
> players, and you had up, down, and run buttons to control the quarter back.
> It was very simplistic; you basically just ran the quarterback until you got
> a touchdown (but I think you could do a fieldgoal?) Anyway, I think Radio
> Shack sold one, but it may have been someone else.

I remember that. It was cool. My brothers would never let me play it but
I finally got to and couldn't figure it out at first but when I did I
realized it was pretty fun. However, if you were fast enough with your
fingers, you could always score a TD on the easy mode. I believe it was
made by Coleco?

Computer Historian, Programmer, Musician, Philosopher, Athlete, Writer, Jackass
Received on Sat Jul 12 1997 - 04:03:04 BST

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