My cousin has a great collection of mini-games and handhelds which made my summer nights staying up in the country extra fun. My favorite were of course the Coleco minis. What I did not realize at the times was how they were made. I thought it involved computers and heavy machinery, but this commercial says otherwise. See, back in the 1980s, casual arcader, Tommy Arcade, found a magical satin jacket and sunglasses that gave him the power to shrink full sized arcade games down to miniature form by doing jazz hands. From that point on he would be known as Mr. Arcade.
At some point in the mid 1980s Tommy went missing. Tommy, if your out there, we need your magical hands now more than ever. Please come home.
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