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Simming Memoirs – Part II – The era of second generation game consoles

< ► > Moving on from a bicycle as race simulator… although a true simulator was still a far way off. Google Dictionary adds the following example to its definition of simulation: “the production of a computer model of something, especially for the purpose of study.” It was about 1981-1982 when my brother and I convinced mom and dad to get us an Atari 2600 for Christmas. It had a 1.19 Mhz 8-bit processor and 128 bytes of RAM memory. My current sim computer has a 4.8 Ghz (4,800 Mhz) 64-bit processor, 8 Gigabyte (about 8.5 billion bytes) of RAM memory and a dedicated graphics processor with an additional 12 Gigabyte (about 12.9 billion bytes) of RAM memory. You will...
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