Over the course of 268 pages, author Chris Wilkins provides a trip down memory lane for C64 fans, retro-gamers, and computing nostalgia enthusiasts.
Buoyed by the success of its View-Master, GAF released an audio-enabled variant of the 3D stereoscopic picture viewer in 1969-70.
As CEO of Steve Jackson Games, toy designer, author, and prolific blogger, Philip J. Reed knows what it is to be busy. I talk with Philip about his projects and what keeps him motivated to wake up at 3AM each morning.
Monopoly – The Musical is heading to Broadway and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
A vintage ad from 1967 for the classic board game Sorry! from Parker Brothers.
Having “bats in your belfry” has long been a euphemism for lunacy, but in Mattel’s game of the same name, it’s a pre-requisite for fun.
Fans of the entertainment franchise My Little Pony can shine some light into their surroundings with a set of 3D lights courtesy of Canadian night light company, 3DLightFX.
Montreal, Canada is the new home of Barbie Expo, a toy exhibition where haute couture, world-renowned designers, and Mattel’s iconic Barbie doll co-mingle.
You can now commission your very own Sweet Valley High portrait and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Released in 1970 by Lakeside, Mad Marbles is an action game that requires “fast reflexes, good judgment, and a keen sense of humor.”
In Lie Detector two to four amateur detectives attempt to ferret out the guilty party by following clues and using a lie detector to determine if a suspect is telling the truth or perpetuating a bold-faced lie.
ThinkGeek has released a Squishy 7 Piece Polyhedral Dice Set that brings the creativity and comradery of D&D to kids age 3 and up.
Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold.
Retro video-game enthusiasts, you’re not alone! Head over to Retro Gamer to find your comrades.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek with Kirk, Spock, and Uhura Barbie dolls and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
In 1974, Model Products Corporation (MPC) released four model kits loosely based on the popular Haunted Mansion attraction at Walt Disney’s Disneyland and Magic Kingdom theme parks.
As an homage to the iconic video game Super Mario Brothers, Nintendo has created a limited-edition set of retro playing cards.