It is 1983 so fire up your Commodore Vic-20 and Welcome to the Age of the Computer

This commercial pretty much sums up the feeling of optimism I felt when I got my first Commodore Vic-20. I had wanted a home computer for as long as I could remember and I took to it like a fish to water. Even now, when I turn on turn on or reboot my computer and I see it loading up, I get that same sense of wonderful anticipation. That feeling that digital worlds of my own making and choosing are just a keystroke away.

Machines like the Commodore Vic-20 are the building blocks that helped lay the foundation of today’s plugged-in world, so please take a moment to celebrate just how amazing these machines were.

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9 thoughts on “It is 1983 so fire up your Commodore Vic-20 and Welcome to the Age of the Computer

  1. mwentworth says:

    @Patrick – Noooooooo….I still love me some cassette games. Especially when they actually load.
    @CommodoreComputerClub – Is that little you in your avatar pic? If so, you werent always oogly!

  2. Vaughan says:

    @JF wow you actually managed that. I used to wonder how on earth could anyone use up all that memory. lol

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