Great Early 1980s Gaming Station

Bravo Mike, your setup was exactly what I was aiming for back in the 1980s. I one time found a desk that someone was throwing out that had the upper shelving, but while trying to drag it home it broke apart. I was devastated and very upset for days afterward. Mike’s setup is what I was shooting for, although I would not have place my Atari on top so that the joystick wire crossed in front of the TV (and my TV was B&W).

game setup 1980s

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8 thoughts on “Great Early 1980s Gaming Station

  1. JF says:

    Sweet! Looks exactly like my old setup. … wait is that me? (runs of to look in photo albums…)

  2. VicSage2005 says:

    Excellent. This brings back memories to be sure. I can’t tell…what is Mike playing? Sub-Hunt?

  3. Ugly American says:

    Check out the Adam with the top cover off and the very rare Adam disk drive!

  4. JF says:

    I wonder if mom took the picture? if so, I wonder what she was thinking?…
    is this candid you think? or “mom take a picture of my setup so I can send it to cousin fred!”

  5. I imagine it was candid, but I would be proud of it. I don’t have possession of it, but their is a photo of me as a kid laying in bed sick with my Commodore 128 in the bed with me. I was always very happy with that pic.

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