Tricks of the Trade for getting the High Score at your Local Arcade

This was very much a “slice of life” back in the 1980s. I would spend hours in arcades trying to get my name up or beat the high score and then a friend of mine would walk over and like magic get the high score. I always chalked that up to natural aptitude for gaming, but maybe they just knew a trick like the clever alien in this classic Barth comic.

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