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The Escapist: This Week In Gaming History

The Escapist writes: "This week we'll be taking at things we love (and things that love to confuse us), with a brighter look at gaming history for the week of February 8th - February 14th.

This week marks the announcement of the "Atari Game Converter" in 1983, officially named "My First Computer". While the unfortunate designation conjures up bright pastels and a Fisher-Price interface, the somber looking keyboard was instead black with dark blue keys, indicating something resembling serious business. The keyboard was designed to convert the already popular Atari 2600 video game console into a small home computer, and included 8K of memory - expandable to a nearly unheard of 32K at the time with add on modules".

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