My sister just found this photo. It’s Spectacularly nerdy. It’s a photo of me (Steve) sitting at the “8bitrocket.com” computer desk (the desk Jeff and I shared in the bedroom we shared until we graduated from college). I think the photo speaks for itself:
Above you will notice the following:
- The computer is a $1500 386-DX 40, 4 meg ram 40 MB hard drive. It includes a single sped CD rom drive we bought extra for $500. Living at home but having part-time jobs certainly had its perks. (nerds!)
- I’m playing either Tristan Pinball or Epic Pinball on the computer.
- I believe that is a Sega Genesis playing on the TV
For comparision, here is photo of the “8bitrocket.com” computer station circa 1984 when it included an Atari 800:
And here is one as it exists today (the one at my house, Jeff has his own):