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memories of the ’80s – War Games

In 1983, a young hacker finds that an online game turns serious in the sci-fi drama War Games. Starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy, War Games was written by Lawrence Lasker and Walter F. Parkes and directed by John Badham. … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – TV show board games

For pop culture obsessed kids of the 1970s, there was many ways to celebrate their favourite TV heroes. And one of the most fun – the board game. Debuting in 1973, the police detective series Kojak became a hit with … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Christmas 1975

In 1975, young kids were writing their letters to Santa Claus – hoping for that favourite toy. During this year, some of the top selling toys included the infamous Pet Rock and the video game Pong. Looking at the some … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Bed Bugs

Can you imagine that someone thought it would be fun to create a kid’s toy based on bed bugs? Bed Bugs was the creation of Milton Bradley, released into stores in 1985. The game consisted of a motorized bed with … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Rubik’s Cube

This multicoloured cube was the game of choice for many in the early 1980s, most of us confounded by how to solve it, but a few who figured out how to insure each side was a solid colour. Hungarian designer … Continue reading

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