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I was about 13 or 14 when my dad built his first junky pc. He was so bad that he didn't know how directx worked. So when we tried to run Myst, we heard sound, but there was no picture, and it took him like a week just to find out that he just needed directx 7. I'm so glad those days are long gone.
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If you count Apple II E, then age 5. If not, then age 6 on Windows 3.1. Currently age 24.

Who remembers Math Blaster, Life and Death 2, Robocop 3D, D-Generation, Chessmaster 2100, Epic, and Might and Magic 2?
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4-5, with my beast mode Sega Genesis ports.
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12 at the good old cyber cafe's, im 23YO.
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Do games I got in the cereal box count? If so then 5. If not then 13. I'm now 16.
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First PC game I played was Starcraft when I was 10. I am now 20 (:
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i remember playing games on my dads black and yellow monitor having to load the game through DOS in the late 80s. im 27 now
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I was 5, number munchers. 27 now
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post #339 of 375
I'm 44 now and I think I started back when a Packard Bell 486sx with the turbo button was top of the line...... First game on the PC I loaded up in DOS LOL
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Started PC gaming back in DOS/Windows 3.1 days when I was 7ish. Now 24 and still to this day I haven't owned a console. Love PCs!
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