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Hello and welcome to The 8-Bit Generation blog. My name is Marc Johnson and I have been programming games since the age of 16 years old. I've discovered a passion not only as a programmer but also as a gamer. I remember when I was a kid, my dad bought me an Atari 2600 VCS, then 2 years after, I became curious about how those game were made, So I became interested to learn more about computers on which I have learned my first programming language, the BASIC language on an old Commodore Vic-20. Since back then, I've also acquired more powerful computers, and then I've got more interested in serious programming languages such as C++, and Java. Then, later on, I became more familiar with game engines like GameMaker Studio, Unreal Engine, and AppGameKit just to name a few.

The purpose of this blog is very simple: providing any gaming tools, advice, reviews, and tips that may help you to extend your gaming passion. I regularly post here, so you may want to subscribe to the blog so you could follow me. Plus I am the owner of The 8-Bit Generation channel, so why don't you subscribe to my new YouTube channel at the same time.

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