A new film explores the simple but challenging video games people played in the early computer age.

Get ready to become nostalgic with a fascinating new documentary about the creation of the first games on computers, in the words of the people who created them. Get Lamp takes you back to the era of microcomputers and the games played on them: simple puzzles, innocent tricks and harmless traps that offered its players a kind of joy which the Quakes and Halos of today cannot match.

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With limited sound, simple graphics, and tiny amounts of computing power, the first games on home computers would hardly raise an eyebrow in the modern era of photorealism and surround sound. In a world of Quake, Half-Life and Halo, it is expected that a successful game must be loud, fast, and full of blazing life-like action.

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