Happy Madden Day From The CHFFs
In 1989, John Madden Football debuted on the MS-DOS platform, Apple II and Commodore 64.
Due to licensing issues, there were no player names or team names.
However, even in its infancy stages, the game provided a glimpse into the future of the Madden franchise.
Users could select the type of weather for each game: hot, rain, snow, cold and windy.
Users could also select the quarter length: 8, 10, 12 or 15 minutes and included player fatigue, injuries and penalties.
In a foreshadowing of things to come, you could also create a team from scratch.
If that box cover from the inaugural Madden game doesn't make you say "HEY" or "BOOM", you are not a football fan.
- Jaguars Outlast Titans In XFL Classic
- NFL Week 16 Game Capsules
- Jeremy Hill & ODB Setting Rookie Records While Veterans Fitzgerald, Smith & Wayne Make History
- Comebacks, Touchdowns and Yards Galore: NFL 2014
- Saints at Bears And a Bizarre Playoff Race
- 4th Quarter Pole: Marshawn Lynch, Jamaal Charles December's Best Running Backs
- Patriots & Chargers Dominating December In Recent History
- Quality Stats Six Pack: Game-Changers Down the Stretch
- 2014 NFL Season Player Props
- Vegas Win Totals For Each NFL Team