In the early 80's
, processor power was limited to 8-bit
commands and addressing
was usually 2 bytes: 64Kb. Games had to be very well thought out and coded to be popular
, for graphics
were yet to become really interesting in themselves.
In an Age of Innocence, nearly anyone with a Commodore 64 could start writing games and swapping them over the primitive BBS's of the time.
Money and flash would soon replace creativity and the innocence would be lost...