You probably now have a good job and a good intuition for computers as a result of your experience now too, am I right? I went along a similar path. Atari 2600 to a long line of computers before buying my 2nd video game console, a Nintendo Wii. I've had a number of annoying encounters with video game console fanfolk over the years where they make fun of computers/computer gaming, but they don't seem to realize that the popularity of console gaming and computer gaming goes back and forth and between almost each generation of console gaming there is a surge in computer gaming and usually some iconic game that drives computer hardware adoption by a new generation of gamers who could afford to upgrade. Oregon Trail, Karateka, King's Quest, Shadow of the Beast, Doom, Quake, WoW, Minecraft, etc. All these games have one major thing in common, they were the number one reason why many kids asked their parents for a new computer.