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Link Roundup: Buck Rogers, The Village Voice, National Teddy Bear Day, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Beedy, beedy, beedy… the battle over who owns Buck Rogers rages on.
  2. The ability to super-size LEGO bricks may just send you running to the store for a 3D printer.
  3. With his Alexandria RPG Library, collector David Carnahan is on a mission to preserve old RPGs.
  4. National Teddy Bear Day is September 9th. Here are four beloved bears that ignite curiosity, teach children valuable life-lessons, and provide comfort in times of insecurity.
  5. Here’s a fascinating look at the origins of playing-card symbols.
  6. Great Big Story showcases one of our favourite places: The Museum of Play in Rochester, NY.
  7. How board games can teach us about history.
  8. 1,000 digitized editions of The Village Voice are now available. The headlines alone say a lot about culture.

Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.