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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.

Digital Derby from TOMY (1978)

Released in 1978 from TOMY, Digital Derby was an electro-mechanical game that challenged players to successfully navigate their race car through a non-stop flow of oncoming traffic.

View-Master Show Beam Projector (1980)

The Show Beam from View-Master combined the company’s quintessential stereoscopic images and flashlight technology. The result is a portable hand-held projector ideal for car rides and family camping trips.

Tutor Typer from TOMY (1977)

In 1977, TOMY released the Tutor Typer, an educational toy designed to help children, ages 3 to 8, learn to spell, count, and use a keyboard. 

Can-Doo from Aurora (1970)

Released in 1970 from Aurora, the Can-Doo game challenged two or more players to test their moxie by sliding Campbell’s Soup cans out of a stacked pyramid display.

Quiz Wiz from Coleco (1979)

Released in 1979 by Coleco, Quiz Wiz was a computerized question-and-answer game that challenged players to answer 1,001 questions from a variety of categories.