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A daily look back at the toys, games, and objects that captured our attention as children and continue to fascinate us today.

Articles Written By: Joanna Hauser

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Diecast Collector

Diecast Collector magazine comes in highly readable print and digital formats that capture the allure of diecast model repair, preservation, and collecting.

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Collector Spotlight: Bob Molta

Bob Molta collects slot cars. Here, he tells Toy Tales about his love of collecting and how it evolved into a business.

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Since the card game’s release in 1971, UNO has gone on to sell more than 150 million copies in over 80 countries.

Record Collector

First published in March 1980, Record Collector is a British print magazine designed for music fans and vinyl collectors.

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The Friday Five: David Glanzer

David Glanzer has the enviable job of promoting one of San Diego’s most anticipated upcoming attractions, Comic-Con Museum. Here, Glanzer explains the impetus behind the attraction and what the recent appointment of Chief Curator, Gary Sassaman, means for the Museum.

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Nintendo was founded in 1889 as a playing card company.

Museum of Illusions – Toronto, Ontario

The Museum of Illusions in Toronto, Ontario, offers unique sensory experiences to those in search of mind-expanding adventures.

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RePlay Magazine

RePlay Magazine is a trade publication for the manufacturers and distributors coin-operated games, as well as the entertainment centres that feature them.

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Toy Industry 2019

According to The NDP Group, the United States toy industry generated $20.9 Billion in retail sales in 2019.

The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment – Oakland, California

The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (The MADE) “is the only all-playable video game museum in the world.” This non-profit organization focuses on preserving objects and educating the public about the history and cultural significance of video games and related topics.

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The Friday Five: Cynthia Jones

Cynthia Jones oversees operations at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan. Here, she shares details about the Museum’s surprising upcoming exhibit, Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes.

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TRN Podcast

The TRN Podcast invites listeners to kick back and wax nostalgic about cartoons, comics, movies, toys, and other things that made life fun in decades past.

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