Goodness! 1981/82 weren’t great years for games on the #ibmpc but in 1983, addictive #games were shaping up. Loads of classic conversions were being made from the arcades as well as some PC originals. Here are the top ten games of 1983. I also list off some great runners-up.
In the last video, 1981 covered mainly basic text games. A little later, IBM came along with the CGA (Color Graphics Adapter) and made it possible to make games with graphics. Here’s the top best games of 1982 in a true countdown style!
The IBM PC launched in 1981. Until its release, many people hadn’t programmed for the Intel 8086 architecture, so there weren’t many games to go on day one, for IBM’s ‘business machine’. But that didn’t stop a few fledgling games companies starting up and beginning what became a multi-billion dollar industry in PC games. This is the year where it all began. First in a ten-part series, find out about the beginnings of gaming on the PC.
The C64 ‘Maxi’ has arrived in time for Christmas 2019! Let’s unbox it, set it up and have a look at what it does. Includes a short review and comparison with the original Commodore 64.