Your console timeline?

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Jun 8, 2008

Your console timeline? by R2DJ at 11:16 AM (1,733 Views / 0 Likes) 16 replies

  1. R2DJ

    Member R2DJ GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Jan 30, 2008
    United Kingdom
    List your console timeline. For example, you say the name of the console, the year you first had it and the final year you had it.

    NES - 1996-1998
    PC (Warcraft II, Doom, Hexen, press Spacebar to see Mona Lisa's thingies, etc.) - 1997-2000
    PS1 - 2001-2005
    Gameboy Color - 2001-2003
    GBA SP - 2003-2006
    PS2 - 2006-2007
    Nintendo DS - 2006-2008
    Wii - 2007-present
    Nintendo DS Lite - 2008-present

    EDIT: Added GBA SP. The days of playing GT Advance and my last ever GBC game, Resident Evil Gaiden. Good thing there's Lameboy
  2. Kusan

    Newcomer Kusan Advanced Member

    Mar 23, 2008

    NES - 1990-present (I still have it, and WORKS XD)
    SNES - 1994-present (Same)
    N64 - 1997-2002 (broken)
    PC 1 - 2000-2003
    Gameboy Color - 1999-present
    Gameboy Advance - 2002-present
    PC 2 - 2003-2006
    GCN - 2002-2008 (sold to get Wii)
    PC 3 - 2006-present (it's the PC i use xD)
    Nintendo DS Phat - 2007-present
    Wii - 2008 - ...

    Yes, following Nintendo's xD
    missing virtual boy, but i'll never buy that crap
  3. legendofphil

    Member legendofphil Phil no Densetsu

    Nov 19, 2002
    United Kingdom
    Atari 2600 - 1987-199x (not sure when it went missing)
    SNES - 1992+ (still works)
    N64 - 1997+ (still works and now I have 3 of them)
    Gamecube - 2002+ (still works)
    Wii - 2007+ (be pissed if it didn't still work)

    Gameboy - 1990-199x (d-pad went, can't remember when)
    Gameboy 2nd - 199x+ (still works, bit scratched though)
    Gameboy Color - 1999-2004 (sold it, really needed the money)
    GBA - 2002+ (still works)
    GBA SP - 200x+ (Famicom SP, still works)
    DS - 2004+ (still works)

    PS1 - 1998+ (still works)
    PS2 - 2006+ (still works)

    PSP - 2007+ (still works)

    Xbox - 2006+ (Still works)
    Xbox 2nd - 2007+ (still works)
    Xbox 360 - 2006+ (died twice then fixed, still working now)

    Dreamcast - 2008+ (only just bought one last week)

    PC - 1994-1999 (Death by lightning strike)
    PC 2nd - 1998 (I managed to kill it within a day, but it was old at the time)
    PC 3rd - 1999-2001 (Sold to make way for PC 4)
    PC 4th - 2001-2003 (Sold to make way for PC 5)
    PC 5h - 2003-2007 (Upgraded slightly over the time and died in the end)
    PC 6th - 2004-2007 (Dads old machine, sold because its crap)
    PC 7th - 2007+ (main machine still going, had 3 major hardware problems this year all fixed)
    PC 8th (aka the server) - 2007+ (still going on 24/7)

    PC 9th in planning, will be a HTPC.
    Laptop also in planning, I need one for my final year @ uni (next year).
    Also planning on expanding my consoles this year to include at least Saturn, MegaDrive (maybe inc addons), Master System and NES. If I can afford it a PS3 but I'm not fussed about that.
  4. T-hug

    Chief Editor T-hug Always like this.

    Oct 24, 2002
    United Kingdom
    I've had way too many consoles and lost way too many brain cells to remember them all, let alone dates to go with them, so click Here to see them all.
  5. jalaneme

    Member jalaneme Female Gamer

    Nov 27, 2006
    United Kingdom
    same as Thug4L1f3.
  6. TaMs

    Member TaMs Randomizer

    Nov 15, 2006
    not sure about the years but whatever.

    snes - 95? - 2008
    psx - 97? - 2008
    ps2 - 2001 - 2008
    dreamcast - 2003? - 2008
    psp - 2005 - 2008
    ds lite - 2006 - 2007
    wii - 2006 - 2008
    ps3 2007 - 2008

    2008 = still have it

    pc 1 - 98-2000?
    pc 2 - 2000? - 2004?
    pc 3 2004? - 2008
  7. BlueStar

    Member BlueStar GBAtemp Psycho!

    Jan 10, 2006
    United Kingdom
    Some of these are guesses on the date based on my memory of when I got them and wikipedia's release date for the system and games I remember getting. It seemed like I had a Game Gear and ST for ages before I got my PSX but looking at when things were released it must have been only a couple of years.

    1984 - C64 (Wasn't working last time I got it out the loft, RIP)
    1988 - Atari ST (with this
    1992 - Game Gear
    1994 - PSX (Chipped)
    1996 - Gameboy Original (A yellow one with a bundle of games I spotted for cheap)
    1996 - NES (Bought off a friend with 6 games for £10)
    1997 - First PC (I'd sit around the school library and computer rooms before that)
    1999 - GBC with flashcart
    2001 - Dreamcast
    2004 - DS
    2006 - Wii
    2007 - Xbox 360
    2007 - Jap PC-Engine with rgb mod.

    Like I say I'm fuzzy on a lot of the dates. Still got all of them somewhere and I think they all work apart from the C64 and Game Gear.
  8. Eternal Myst

    Member Eternal Myst Back from the Myst.

    May 2, 2008
    I have a bomb alallalallala
    United States
    Original Gameboy-1997-Present,still use it often.
    Snes-1999-Present,but don't use it.
    N64-1998-2004,It died...
    GameBoy Advance SP -2003-Present
    Xbox- 2005-2006
    DS 2006-Present
    Xbox 360- 2007-2008,plan on getting a new one soon
    Wii 2007-Present
  9. Bob Evil

    Member Bob Evil The Department of Home-Made Insecurity

    Sep 27, 2006
    Out of the corner of your eye
    United Kingdom
    1976 - Binatone TV Master ...

    Own every single console manufactured since ...
  10. Cyan

    Global Moderator Cyan GBATemp's lurking knight

    Oct 27, 2002
    Engine room, learning
    Game & watch - Boxing : 1984 to present (Still working)

    NES : 1987 - 1995 (had to give it to my aunt ;__; because her children broke their's, I'm sure they broke mine few days later)
    SNES : 1993+ (still working. modchip'ed)
    N64 : 1997+ (still working)
    Gamecube : 2002+ (still working)
    Wii : 2006+ (launch day, modchip'ed)

    Gameboy : 1995+ (still taking dust but working I suppose)
    GBA : 2001+ (still working, japanese version, phoenix backlight installed)
    NDS phat : 2005+ (still playing)

    Playstation : 1995+ (still working) (purchased on launch day, no modchip needed to read CD-R)
    Playstation 2 : 2000+ (still too, modchip'ed)

    Dreamcast : 2000+ (still working, don't play anymore)

    Amiga - 1986 - 2007 (but AC adapter burnt in 199x)

    PC 1 : 1995 - 1998 (P133, W95)
    PC 2 : 1998 - 2003 (AMD, W98)
    PC 3 : 2003 - 2008 (P4, W2k, best one but the mother board and AC adapter burnt. Run 24/24h and burnt when electricity compagny had a power down. I wish I had a battery backup)
    PC 4 : 2008 - present (P4 quad, I don't like new stuff, always better to bother you more. Damn WinXP [​IMG] , I want my W2k back)
  11. Panzer Tacticer

    Member Panzer Tacticer veteran human

    Apr 13, 2008
    Right Here
    Board games 1975 -> still playing.

    1986 NES sold it in 1990 (when your recent bride doesn't like it, it goes [​IMG]).

    IBM PS1 386 computer
    upgraded to 486 system in 94
    upgrade to Win 95 in 95
    upgrade to Win 98 and better hardware under the hood 300MMX (sounded good then)
    upgrade to Win XP in 2000 and more new hardware under the hood.

    continual hardware evolution piecemeal becomes the norm
    remaining with Win XP

    Son progresses through PS1 and PS2, then discovered online gaming is more fun than consoles. Totally snubs X-Box/PS3/Wii craze and clearly couldn't care less which machine is outselling the other. Finally realizes WoW is better than feebie online games.

    Both become Nintendo DS fans and R4DS users about Winter 2006-2007

    In 2007 after a stormy relationship, I finally dump active support of computer wargaming.
    Still a PC wargamer, but I no longer have "the fire" for it.
    If it isn't on a hand held, I likely don't really care.
  12. Rehehelly

    Member Rehehelly GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 4, 2007
    United Kingdom
    The ones before I was born were my mothers, but I played them when I got to around 4 years old heh.

    Commodore 64
    Game & Watch (Still have loads hah)

    SNES - 1993 -> Present
    Nintendo 64 - 1997 -> Present
    Gamecube - 2003 -> Present

    Gameboy Advance - 2001 - Present
    Nintendo DS - 2005 -> Present

    Playstation - 1995 -> Present (although.. one broke)

    Xbox - 2005 -> Present

    Screw getting rid of consoles [​IMG]
  13. PizzaPasta

    Member PizzaPasta Son of p1ngpong

    Jan 2, 2008
    Akron, Ohio
    United States
    NES: 1988 - Now, it's covered in stickers.

    Gameboy - 1989 - Now, the screen is fucked with scratches.

    SNES: 1993 - Now, it's getting kind of yellow.

    JVC X-Eye: 1994 - Now

    Sony Playstation: 1995 - Now

    N64: 1996 - Now

    Gameboy Pocket: 1996 - Now

    Gameboy Color: 1999 - Now

    Gameboy Advance: 2001 - Now

    GBA SP: 2003 - Now

    Nintendo DS: 2006 - Now

    Oh, I don't have a life.
  14. CockroachMan

    Member CockroachMan Scribbling around GBATemp's kitchen.

    Jan 14, 2006
    Atari 2600: don't remember - around 1990, I really don't know
    NES: around 1990 - 1993 (I think)
    GENESIS: 1992 - 1995
    SNES: 1995 - 1998

    Here my mom stopped giving me consoles cause I kept breaking them [​IMG]
    Then I became a PC gamer..

    1996 - AMD K-5 100Mhz 16MB RAM
    2001 - upgraded to AMD K-7 700Mhz 128MB RAM GeForce 2MX
    2004 - upgraded to Athlon 2000+ 640MB RAM GeForceFX5200 (what I'm using right now [​IMG])

    I used the HD I got with my K5 until around 2004.. until last year, my mouse and keyboards where the ones that I got with the K7 CPU.. I believe I still have some files in here that I created when I still had my K-5, I keep moving my data for every new HD I get [​IMG]

    ... until I start working and get my own money to buy them, that happened with my..

    DS: 2006
    Wii: 2007
    taking good care of these [​IMG]
  15. Dio


    Dec 29, 2007
    Mount Vernon, WA
    United States
    I'm really bad with remembering dates, but I got a SNES when it first came out and I was four years old. It broke like six years later or something =/ I ended up selling almost all of my games in 4th grade but I kept the console. Then a couple years ago some guy told me I could fix it by simply using alcohol, but I never got around to doing it. My dad currently has it in Oregon and he'll probably end up selling it in a yard sale, with my permission of course. I also had two Gameboy Pockets (for Pokemon lulz), a Gameboy Color, two N64s, two DS Phats and a PS1 but those were either sold or in Oregon. I currently have a Wii (got it a couple weeks after Brawl came out), a PSP Slim (I've had it a few months longer than my Wii), a Gameboy Advance (lol I ended up getting it for my birthday like a year after it came out), and a black DS Lite I got for Christmas a year ago.
  16. Hillsy_

    Member Hillsy_ GBAtemp Regular

    Dec 4, 2007
    United Kingdom
    Just listing them...

    Game & Watch - Donkey Kong, Crazy Kong, Donkey Kong Jr, Mario Bros, Greenhouse..
    Grandstand (I'm an old timer) - check wiki
    Atari 2600 VCS
    Atari 400
    Atari 800
    Atari 800XL (With Tape and Floppy disk)
    Atari ST
    Amiga 500
    Amiga 1200, 6mb Ram, 80mb Hard Disk.
    Super Nintendo
    Panasonic 3DO
    Atari Jaguar
    Nintendo 64
    Xbox 1
    Gameboy Advance
    Nintendo DS Lite
    Nintendo Wii

    1st PC 486DX2 66mhz, 8mb Ram.
    2nd (upgraded) PC AMD upgraded throughout - K6-2 350Mhz, to 450mhz, 500mhz, 550mhz, finally 700mhz.
    3rd PC Athlon64 x2 Dual Core 2.2Ghz, 2GB Ram, X1900XT 512mb, Windows XP SP2
  17. TanookiSuit

    Member TanookiSuit Game Reviewer/Writer -- formerly Vampire Hunter D

    Nov 11, 2004
    Louisville, KY
    United States
    NES: 1985-Present
    Gameboy-GBC: 1989-2001
    PC(various) 1990-Present
    SNES: 1991-Present
    Virtual Boy: 1995-97 (2nd: 2005-2007)
    Nintendo 64: 1996-Present
    Turbo Duo: 1994-1997(guesstimate, kept a few SuperCDs switched to Magic Engine emulator)
    Sega Dreamcast: 1999-2001 (2nd: 2004-2006)
    Neo Geo Pocket Color: 2000-2005
    Gamecube: 2001-Present
    Gameboy Advance (all models but SP2): 2001-Present (currently a micro)
    Playstation One w/LCD: 2001-2005
    Playstation 2: 2001-2005
    Sega Saturn: 2001-2005
    Sega Genesis/Nomad: 2001-2006? (various off and on brother had one in 1990s so I had access)
    Sega GameGear: 2003-2005 (again brother had one in the 90s and friends)
    Nintendo DS: 2004-Present (as a DS Lite)
    Nintendo Wii: 2006-Present
    Sega Master System: 2007-Present (crazy eh?)

    Also had access for years to a Fairchild Channel F system that was mom's and I kept rigged on a 3rd car garage tv that was kind of an office throughout the 90s with off and on use until it choked...played a mean game of Blackjack. I used to have 6 Game & Watch games too and two in keychain style(this one was Zelda and SMB1 and the real were Greenhouse, Bombsweeper, DK, DKJr, Super Mario Bros ,and Balloon Fight.) I've also have a DK and DKJr Coleco Tabletop game which DK I've had since 1993~ and Jr was about 3-4years ago I got that, and have a modern Excalibur games knockoff of Frogger which is sweet for about 2-3 years too.

    I'm sure you noticed a lot of crap was sold off around 2003-2005. I left the game making community at the end of 2002, and well my wife to be, work, not being at home, and just lack of care and time I ditched a lot of systems and a heap of games too. Obviously I am a Nintendo fan, but was one of Sega til death and Sony (until PS3 shenanigans) too. I now have just around 200 games of which was likely had I never sold anything probably been around 1000+ by now.

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