What would you get if you combined bingo with music? Musingo, the “surprise musical” game from Mattel!
Enjoy this vintage commercial for Lionel Trains n Truckin’ sets starring Johnny Cash.
When loaded with beads, Jewel Magic produced “oodles of baubles ‘n bangles” at the turn of its handle.
“Olympic-size skittle bowl, it’s like having a bowling alley in your backyard or playroom.”
“With the Monster Machine and your imagination, you can crank out a creepy creation.”
Tomy’s Drive Yourself Crazy handheld game put kids ages 6 and up into the driver’s seat.
“The longer I hop around, the more they’re out to get me.”
The Hop ‘n Stomp offered kids an “indoor game with outdoor action.” After all, we could all use a little “hopping, stomping, romping fun” from time to time!
“You can pretend she’s stuck up in a tree. Luke and Bo gotta set her free.”
From 1989-1990, Kenner released a series of 6-inch Beetlejuice action figures that tied into the Tim Burton movie starring Michael Keaton.
“Merlin’s a game that you can play, you can play it six different ways.”
Released in 1976, Tomy’s Spars & Stripes was a new “unsinkable” sailboat that actually sailed.
“Angel, I have an assignment for you.”
Released in 1976 from Tomy, Mr. Mouth was a tiddledywinks-influenced game of skill and coordination for children ages 5 and up.
Orson Welles stars in this vintage commercial for Dark Tower.
Released in 1980, Ideal’s Beware the Spider is a test of nerves, skill, and possibly even arachnophobia.
“A Go-Go’s new. A Go-Go’s fun. A Go-Go goes with everyone!”