Week 7: The Nintendo Game Boy, 1989. An unboxing thread. Released: πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ 21st April 1989 πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈΒ 31st July 1989 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ΊΒ 28th September 1990. #RGGHistoryOfGaming #GameBoy #Nintendo

5:28 PM Β· Apr 7, 2021

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Rear of the box, promoting its features along side an 'actual size' photo.
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Releasing the polystyrene.
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Box contents, a DMG-01 Game Boy, Tetris game pak, link cable, headphones and 4x AA batteries (long since used).
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Now onto the documents.
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Manual for the 'Compact Video Game System'. Including updated service centre information in my mum's handwriting.
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Manual for the 'new type of puzzle game from the Soviet Union'.
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A added important notice. Clearly a story behind this last minute inclusion.
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Finally the membership card for Club Nintendo.
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This brings back so many memories of myself, brother and 2 sisters all opening our Gameboy together. Yes we all shared 1 unit. It was different back then. 1991 in Florida, on holidays, we pooled our pocket money together to get one. I still have the same unit to this day πŸ‘Œ
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Thats really cool. This is my original from my birthday in 1991.
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