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PC & Tech Authority has an article looking back at the Commodore 64, noting this is the 30th anniversary of this seminal gaming system (thanks Ant via Slashdot). I have a C128 in a box stashed away that was bestowed upon me years ago, and one of these days I'm going to set it up, though I have a strong fear that many of the games I have may not load, as I don't think 5.25" floppy discs were made to stand the test of a fraction of the time that has passed since they were made.

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8. Being Sick Sucks Jan 5, 2012, 15:32 kanniballl
 
Ugh, home sick for 3 days, now doctor says I should take tomorrow off as well since I'm still contagious.

I love my Commodore (I think 128). It's what introduced me to computers, which became my career. I also had a huge amount of games for that thing.

As for pure gaming machines go, it's my 2nd favorite (after my SNES). Including my various gaming rigs over the years.
 
"Space. It seems to go on and on forever. But then you get to the end and a gorilla starts throwing barrels at you."
-Fry, Futurama
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