Family Action Games in the Coleco 1988 Games and Preschool Catalog

Family Action Games

The 10-year-old version of me would have wanted everything in the “family action games” section of this Coleco 1988 catalog. The NHL Stanley Cup Play-Off Hockey table would have been top of my list because, and I quote, “[it] is as close to NHL hockey action as you can get without actually being on the ice”!

A close second on my wish list would have been the air-powered Deluxe Power Jet Hockey table which I’m sure I would have mastered to the point where I could have been a world champion…

Power Jet Hockey

The sad truth is that the 10-year-old me didn’t get either. Apparently squeezing giant table games into my childhood home was a step too far and I instead settled for an Atari 8-bit computer that Christmas. I think my parents probably made the right decision but I still want these tables!

Hayden Yale

Child of the 80's. Born, raised and living in the Cheshire countryside, England.Lover of fan art, especially if it is based on my childhood heroes from Masters of the Universe, Thundercats, Transformers and TMNT. Penchant for almost anything retro, especially movies, games and art.

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3 thoughts on “Family Action Games in the Coleco 1988 Games and Preschool Catalog

  1. Spottedfeather says:

    That looks just like the air hockey game that I had when I was a kid…

  2. bigox737 says:

    My brother and and I had the playoff hockey. We didn’t have the legs so we played on the floor. We loved it. The rink was metal and probably pretty loud and think that is why we had to always use it in the basement.

    We were not hockey fans but we sure did have a lot of fun with it.

  3. bigox737 says:

    My brother and and I had the playoff hockey. We didn’t have the legs so we played on the floor. We loved it. The rink was metal and probably pretty loud and think that is why we had to always use it in the basement.

    We were not hockey fans but we sure did have a lot of fun with it.

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