8 things we wanted to share this week:
- Timex has brought back its retro T80 digital watch.
- Magic the Gathering, Matchbox cars, & the coloring book are the newest entrants into the National Toy Hall of Fame.
- Ottawa is the first city in Canada to have its own licensed Monopoly game!
- The Internet Archive is working to preserve vinyl records.
- MEGA Brands’ Vic Bertrand is now CEO at Toys “R” Us Canada.
- There’s now a Dungeons & Dragons version of Clue.
- The Toy Association is teaming up with StoryCorps for a project to record personal stories that will be archived as part of a national oral history project at the American Folklife Center in the Library of Congress.
- LEGO has launched an oversized wooden minifigure and people are turning it into works of art.
Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.