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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.

Steel Tec from Remco (1992)

In 1992, Remco released Steel Tec, a model construction system that offered junior engineers builds combining metal parts, such as brackets, strips, and plates, and polystyrene components that were inter-connected using metal screws.

Tri-Trac from Milton Bradley (1980)

Released in 1980 by Milton Bradley, Tri-Trac is a strategy game that pits two opponents against each other in a race to be the first to establish a path between two points.

Earthquake Tower from Remco (1976)

Advertised as the “world’s tallest playset” at over 5 feet tall, Earthquake Tower from Remco capitalized on the public’s fascination with disaster films in the 1970s.

Scream’n Demons from Hasbro (1971)

Released in 1971, Scream’n Demons was a line of fast-moving motorcycle toys from Hasbro that was heavily influenced by the popularity of biker movies and culture at the time.

Hurry Waiter! from Ideal (1969)

Released in 1969 by Ideal, Hurry Waiter! tested memory, nerves, and patience as players took on the role of waiters racing to complete the orders of anxious guests.