What was the first video game you remember playing?

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The first games I played as a child were German educational games, for example many Ravensburger games or "Die schlaue Bande" (= the clever gang) adventures. They teached me to love point and click adventures and so it is no wonder that my favourite childhood games were games like Pyjama Sam (who funnily is called Pyjama Pit in German) or Freddi Fish (in German: Fritzi Fisch). My first English spoken game was Syberia and since then I played almost every game in English. :)
 
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In reality the first game I played was probably something like Pong. But my first real memory of amazement and joy from videogames was a Caleco vision game called Spy Hunter
Spy Hunter was amazing. I played it on the C64. I got into that game a lot back then. I've tried playing it again recently, and I just couldn't get into it like I did back then, though. I guess I'm spoiled now.
 
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Rollin.

A top-down puzzle/maze game from 1995 for MS-DOS.
For a small shareware game it was surprisingly well made. Had full-on scripted demonstration/solution mode, co-op, simple (ball) physics and so on. Apparently it was made by a single guy.

Also faintly recall another ancient DOS puzzle game called Loader Larry.
 
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One of the first games I remember playing was on Sega Sonic Hedgehog. It was fast moving action and fun! I got it for Christmas one year along with my game system.

One of my favorite games I played was on WWF No Mercy for N64
 
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I'm an avid gamer, but I've been trying to think of the first games I remember playing and really loved. I remember sneaking into my cousins dad's study to boot up his mac to play Monkey Island, where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? And Myst (which I wasn't very good at). If you're a gamer, what do you remember playing and why?
I can actually remember playing Pong
 
Oct 21, 2022
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It was an Atari game. I grew up during the 80s. I can't remember which one it was exactly because in between then and now I was hit by a car when I was in middle school, developed memory issues. Other than that I've been getting back into gaming with my eldest daughter during the past ten years. She's the top gamer of our family:):)
 
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