25 years ago today I knowingly, wantonly, became a classic gamer. It all began with finding E.T. and Asteroids for .99 cents in the clearance aisle at Kay-Bee. The moment I knowingly stepped into classic gaming, a hobby I thought I was alone in. These are the the actual cartridges I bought that day, the kernel of my collection.   PROLOGUE The entire summer leading up to this moment something triggered in my brain that kept bringing me back to Atari. It was like waking up from a dr