Originally Posted by MadMel
I bought the only games they had. Solo Flight and Zork. Our friends would come over just to sit on our couch with us and drink beers and try to solve the puzzles of Zork and to fly that mail around. It was the best gaming experience I've had.
Yeah, that "social" aspect is almost gone today. Back in the homecomputer-era, how many afternoons/nights did we spent together in front of one screen, watching each other play?
"Try to get up there! easy... just like that... now, now, JUMP! JU... NOOOOOOOOoooooo! *lol*"
And who ever sat around, watching someone else play UT2004 for a whole night? :-P