I was too young to appreciate the BBC Micro, the computer of my generation's older brothers and sisters. We had Amigas at home and Archimedes in the school lab. But we also weren't learning any computer science on those fancy machines, either, and it's never a surprise to me that kids learning things about computers by using computers was a phenomenon of Gen X. The BBC Micro at 40: How it inspired a generation of coders
I'm playing a game called Chuckie Egg. It's taken me a quarter of an hour to figure out the controls.