Monaco GP – My First Arcade Game

Monaco GP – My First Arcade Game

Monaco GP is the first arcade game I ever played. I was so young at the time I didn’t even know it by name. It was simply the racing game right inside the entrance to the arcade that was right inside the entrance to the mall. It was loud and fast and simple, an...
Donkey Kong for the Atari 2600

Donkey Kong for the Atari 2600

The first place I saw Donkey Kong on the Atari 2600 was an in-store display sometime in late 1982 or maybe early 1983. By this time my family owned a Colecovision and I’d played the arcade game a few times, so I had a pretty good idea what Donkey Kong should...
Gigolo and Cathouse Blues for the Atari 2600

Gigolo and Cathouse Blues for the Atari 2600

Send the kids to bed. These games are for mommies and daddies only. Now for many of you reading this, “adult” Atari 2600 games are old hat, but if they aren’t, open a new browser tab, Google “Custer’s Revenge” and take some time to...
Pete Rose Baseball on the Atari 2600 and 7800

Pete Rose Baseball on the Atari 2600 and 7800

Pete Rose Baseball is a game that makes people sit up and say “Wow, I can’t believe this is an Atari 2600 game.” And not just people whose only experience with the 2600 is watching YouTube videos of kids making fun of the dragons in Adventure. Pete...

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