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GRay Defender

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GRay Defender last won the day on April 5 2020

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About GRay Defender

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    Cherry Member

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  • Currently Listening To
    Chris Cornell - Higher Truth
  • Gender
  • Current City
    San Bernardino, CA
  • Hometown
    San Bernardino, CA
  • Interests
    Retro gaming, bowling, mountain bike riding
  • First Console
    Atari Pong
  • Coolest Item In Your Collection
    C64 Ultima I
  • Favorite Arcade Game
  • Favorite Board Game
  • Favorite TV Show
    Breaking Bad
  • What I got at Toys Я Us
    Coleco football
  • Podcast I Recommend
    Atari 2600 Game by Game / Intellivisionaries
  • YouTube Channel I Like

Atari World Championships

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    No Team

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About Me

I am currently collecting for the Atari 2600/7800/Intellivision and enjoy the homebrews that are emerging, although it can be quite an expensive hobby.  My favorite arcade game growing up was Defender and I was fascinated by Asteroids.  The Atari 2600 conversions did not do them justice, but I understand there were serious hardware limitations and I still played them to death.  I am a big fan the 2600 game Adventure.  This is probably the only game I discovered the Easter egg for without any help or prior knowledge of its existence. 
I am a big Commodore 64/128 fan.  Enjoyed "Dr. J vs. Larry bird - One on One", "Below the Root", "Alice in Wonderland", "Archon" as well as many others on the C64.  I have only recently discovered the Win-Vice emulator (I know, where have I been?) and highly recommend it for Commodore emulation.  I also played the first four Ultima games of the Ultima series.  I have the Ultima collection, which includes the games up to Ultima 8, installed using the Dosbox emulator.

I also enjoy programming on the Commodore 64, and recently, February 25th, 2017, I released my first game, "GPAC Dementia Defender", which is a sort of an homage to Pac-Man as it is a Pac-Man clone.  I mostly enjoy gaming on the older vintage systems where your imagination runs supreme. 

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