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IBM PC Convertible.... I played Zork, Amazon, and A Mind Forever Voyaging..... wow I'm getting old.
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a trusty old Amiga 500. It should be somewhere down in our basement but I guess most of the floppies might have failed by now.
Zak Mc Kracken ftw!
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i dont know my first pc, but i played since i was a child. I became an what i consider a PC gamer and enthusiast when Total annihilation was released, and to play the game in all its glory, i upgraded my mothers computer, and its been a money pit ever since.
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A Commodore 64 playing the original Duke Nukem
     
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First computer I owned and gamed on was a Dell Dimension 2400. I played Quake 3 Arena on it (though I couldn't get to stay on the necessary 125 fps) and *cough* Halo 1. Yes, I could play the single player version of that game on this computer, though it ran at like 15 fps at certain points, and a lot of the animations were disabled (like blood). Could still play it, though. I'm spoiled now. I would NEVER put up with a game running like that did on that machine today. There was also a motorcycle racing game we played, but I don't remember what it was called. Tried playing Unreal Tournament 2 or 3 on that thing. It would have none of it! It would run at like 1 fps! LOL!
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Comodore 64. Use to play Lockon all the time.
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It was a 286 laser had doom , wolfenstien and chuck yeagers flight school
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[nostalgia]
Hmmmm... Back in '98, when I was just 8 years old, I've had 2 PCs during a short time span. Not sure where the first one ended up, but meh. IIRC, the specs of both were pretty much identical - 133 MHz pentiums with 16 megs of ram and 2mb video cards, not sure what kind. The only difference, I think, was that the first one didn't have a CD-ROM. Oh, and the hard drives were the things I hated the most: they had only 513MB. What I played during that time were mostly DOS games - Red Baron, Sid Meier's Colonization, Quake, Genesia... Others included HoMM I & II (couldn't handle III ), Caesar III, Warcraft 2... Oh man, fun times, fun times
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My first PC was a
Packard Bell 486 dx 25mhz
2 mb of ram that i eventually upgraded to 4 mb for ~$100.
80 mb hd that was alway full. I ran disc compression that slowed the machine way down.
dos and win 3.1.
Bought from Circuit City for over $1000
I loved to play old tsr games such as eye of the beholder and one of the early Ultimas however it had a bad habit of crashing. I still have the games in their original boxes. I also remember playing a Simpsons arcade style game. I tried to play Myst on it however lacking an audio card and the video not rendering animation made the game impossible to understand what the game was.

Before that I learned computer languages on an Atari 400 (not the 'fast' one).
Loaded games into a ram from cassettes (music tapes).
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The first game - was the first game for PC's - Alley Cat on a non-turbo XT with CGA. Yeah, four colours - but it was the first game, since IBM wrote it to show that one could play games on their PC.

Of course, you couldn't play Alley Cat on a turbo machine - 8MHz was far too fast. After that was LEM and Space Wars...
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