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Older Than the NES

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Here are The Oldest Ones in the Book for Video Games, from before The Golden Age of Video Games to the The Great Video Game Crash of 1983. The US introduction of the Nintendo Entertainment System in October 1985 marked the beginning of the beginning of the Third Generation of consoles.note 

A good number of the RPG tropes can be found here, since these games trace their roots pretty much directly back to Tabletop RPGs such as Dungeons & Dragons, which were among the first commercial games to be adapted for a video game system. And to be clear: As long as it was an actual game, it counts for the purposes of this index, video or not; that being said, if a pre-1986 video game example exists, it should also be listed here.

Of note, the Nintendo company itself is Older Than Radio.


Alternative Title(s): Older Than NES