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Link Roundup: Timex, National Toy Hall of Fame, D&D Clue, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Timex has brought back its retro T80 digital watch.
  2. Magic the Gathering, Matchbox cars, & the coloring book are the newest entrants into the National Toy Hall of Fame.
  3. Ottawa is the first city in Canada to have its own licensed Monopoly game!
  4. The Internet Archive is working to preserve vinyl records.
  5. MEGA Brands’ Vic Bertrand is now CEO at Toys “R” Us Canada.
  6. There’s now a Dungeons & Dragons version of Clue.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.