Classic Video Games

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Sat Jul 12 04:08:22 1997

On Fri, 11 Jul 1997, Jeff Hellige wrote:

> At 06:38 PM 7/11/97 -0700, you wrote:
> >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.
> Yes, I remember these quite well...they made the most annoying
> 'blips' and 'beeps'! I don't recall who made them or what they were called,

If you've ever heard that one Fleetwood Mac song, you'll recognize the
"tackle" sound in one part of the song where he sings "So digital" and
then you hear "blrrrp blrrrp".

Computer Historian, Programmer, Musician, Philosopher, Athlete, Writer, Jackass
Received on Sat Jul 12 1997 - 04:08:22 BST

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