HardwareZone's 10th Anniversary: The Y2K Era


HardwareZone Forums & GameAxis in Y2K

HardwareZone Forums in Y2K

The forum's backend engine was completely changed as well and members started fresh in the new forums. This is the reason why there's no member dated prior to year 2000 when the forums service was actually around since 1998. Here's the snapshot of the forums in Y2K and a glimpse at the topics discussed in the Hardware Clinic, Garage Sales and EDMW forums:-

A snapshot of the forums in June 2000 with a total of 22 dedicated discussion groups.

Here's a snap at the Hardware Clinic back then. Click for the entire page view.

Check out what used to be traded in the Garage Sales section 8 years ago.

And how can we not show you what EDMW was like in the early days? Seems like people used to type proper English; Gasp! Quite unusual given the current lingo in EDMW. Well, a saying goes, time flies and people change.

A Sneak Peek at GameAxis in Y2K

 Ever wondered what GameAxis looked like in the old days? Well here's the landing page ...

 ... but check out the the funky colors of the early GameAxis homepage - quite a blast back to the past.