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Link Roundup: The Video Game History Foundation Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. A new non-profit called The Video Game History Foundation has set its sights on saving gaming’s history.
  2. You could own the toy blocks Einstein played with as a kid. Can genius be transferred through osmosis?
  3. If you’re headed to SXSW this year, be sure to visit the Twin Peaks pop-up diner for some pie.
  4. What would ‘La La Land’ be like if it was directed by David Lynch? Find out here.
  5. If you love eBay, here are a handful of other auction sites that sell vintage toys and games.
  6. If you’ve ever fantasized about exploring the inner workings of the TARDIS, this Doctor Who playset is for you.
  7. A new project called Bricksy recreates Banksy’s street art in LEGO.
  8. These Aliens-inspired Xenomorph tiki mugs from Mondo will make your next party one to remember.

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