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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.

Vintage Toys & Games

Explore classic toys and games that captured our attention and never let go.

Hangman from Milton Bradley (1976)

Released in 1976, Milton Bradley’s version of the classic word-guessing game, Hangman, featured Vincent Price on the box cover in an Old West setting, complete with a cowboy hat, gallows, and Hangman’s noose.

Dr. Kildare from Ideal (1962)

In 1962, Ideal released Dr. Kildare, a board game based on the popular TV show of the same name. Players ages 7-14 assumed the role of the fictional physician, completing rounds in the hospital and diagnosing patients.

Frantik from Kenner (1979)

Frantik from Kenner (1979) saw players urgently spin a wheel to keep a marble in play through a pachinko-style peg maze on a rotating board.