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Think you know your retro gaming history? Yeah, we did too.

But a quick look at a new series from YouTube‘s Distractotron Channel quickly reveals that there are a lot of early game consoles that get overshadowed by more the memorable Atari classics.

Some, like the Color TV Game produced in 1977 by Nintendo, were only sold in Japan, so we have a bit of an excuse for not remembering them. But the Fairchild Channel F? We just totally blanked on that one.

Fortunately you can take a walk down memory lane and brush up on your retro gaming trivia in the first episode the Distractotron Channel’s new series on retro gaming history.

A few more episodes like this and we’ll be the MVPs the next time retro consoles come up at trivia night.

Sarah Weber

Sarah Weber

Sarah Weber is the former editor of Daily Dot’s Parsec section, where she wrote about geek culture. She previously worked as a reporter and editor at community newspapers in the Midwest and was recognized by the Ohio Associated Press for news reporting.