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Link Roundup: Tweety Bird, Sesame Street, Tamagotchi, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Here’s a look at the evolution of Looney Tunes icon Tweety Bird.
  2. Archaeologists have uncovered an ancient Roman game board at Hadrian’s Wall.
  3. The Karate Kid is now an illustrated children’s book.
  4. Sesame Workshop has unveiled its next series of Sesame Street 50th anniversary collaborations.
  5. Did you know? There is an ancient alien theme park in Switzerland.
  6. Check out the world’s first animated cartoon, 1908’s Fantasmagorie.
  7. Tamagotchi is returning this summer with a new twist.
  8. There’s a new D&D documentary that highlights the cultural impact of the ever-popular RPG.

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