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Level One (Chapter 1)

"Being Human totally sucks most of the time. VideoGames are the only thing that make life bearable."

Galaga: Originally published by Namco in Japan then brought to the U.S. by Midway in 1981.

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Defender: developed and released by Williams Electronics in February 1981.

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Asteroids: Space Shooter released in 1979 by Atari. You control a spaceship in an asteroid field.

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Robotron 2084: Released by Williams Electronics in 1982. A field shooter where you put down a cybernetic revolt against humanity.

Family Ties: Aired on NBC for seven seasons. Premiering in 1982 and ending in 1989.

"Containing complete runs of The Amazing Spider-Man, The X-Men, and Green Lantern"

Released in 1963 The Amazing Spider-man #1
Released in 1963 X-men #1
Released in 1960 Green Lantern #1

"Raised on Sesame Street"
Here is the Rubber Ducky song from 1970

The Stacks

Cosmos, a television series about the universe produced in 1978-1979 and aired in 1980.

Donkey Kong and Burger Time, two platforming classics:

Wade's First game was called "The Stacks". The game was released in the real world as part of Ernest Cline's Easter egg hunt to win a real life Delorean.
You can play The Stacks by visiting:

Wade's Hideout as seen in the Ready Player One movie

Star Trek Lunchbox (we aren't told what kind, but for the sake of nostalgia, here is one from 1988)

Wade's password is a reference to the 1984 Film "The Last Starfighter"

At :40 into the trailer we hear "You have been recruited by the Star League to defend the Frontier against Xur and the Ko-Dan Armada."

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