My start was with my Commodore 64 and a game called NATO Commander, which at the time I thought was just fanatasic. A very traditional hex and counter game on the computer. I was playing role playing games, the pen and paper versions, before that and I was very big on text adventures which I discovered on my VIC 20. Since then, I've been in love with wargames ever since, both board games and computer games. I have very fond members of my old gaming group and playing games on all of the computers that I once owned.
In fact, I still enjoy playing these games on old computers and my "man" room at home decked out with a Commodore 128, Amiga 4000, Atari TT03 and Acorn Archimedes 4000 as well as my PC. The graphics on these old games, and user interfaces, pale in comparison to modern games, but the mechanics are still great. It's pretty amazing as there is no way I could play these old games using emulation on my PC because of the dated look and feel, but when you play them on the original hardware, all of a sudden those short comings don't matter anymore. I still play all of the old SSI classic wargames.