The Retrounite General Retro Gaming Knowledge Quiz #1

Reckon you know your retro gaming, do ya? Then try your hand at the inaugural Retrounite General Retro Gaming Knowledge Quiz!

Ten retro gaming quiz questions, this time around mostly focusing on the early days of the games industry in the west. Can you get ’em all right?

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The Retrounite General Retro Gaming Knowledge Quiz #1

Greetings, and welcome to the inaugural Retrounite General Retro Gaming Knowledge Quiz!

If people enjoy this, we'll make this a regular thing and we can all have some fun.

I'm afraid there are no prizes on offer save for your own personal bragging rights -- but feel free to share your scores and results on social media, and invite your friends to take part in the quiz, too!

No personal information is required and you don't need to sign up for anything -- just enjoy the quiz and test your knowledge!

Today's quiz mostly focuses on the earlier days of gaming, particularly in the west.

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1. Who's this?

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2. This happy chappy is best known as a plumber today -- but what was his job the first time we met him in 1981?

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3. Which one of these women from the early days of the games industry brought us the fantastic vertically scrolling shooter River Raid?

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4. Who's this?

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5. What is the name of the sound chip found in classic Atari arcade hardware, the Atari 5200 and the Atari 8-bit line of computers?

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6. What was this fella originally intended to be called before he got the name he's better known by today?

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7. Which of these consoles does not have a telephone-style keypad on its controller?

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8. If you were to plug paddle controllers into both joystick ports on the Atari 2600, what is the maximum number of people who can play a game that supports them?

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9. British developer Argonaut Software worked with Nintendo to bring the Super FX chip to market with Star Fox. But what was their original Game Boy project that caused Nintendo to take notice of them and bring them on board?

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10. Which of these Atari 2600 games has the most different game variations to choose from with the all-important Game Select switch?

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The Retrounite General Retro Gaming Knowledge Quiz

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