Check Out This 1983 WLOX News Report On Dragon’s Lair!

A big thanks to Inside The Dragon’s Lair for sharing this WLOX-TV newcast from 1983 featuring players at the Aladdin’s Castle at the Edgewater Mall in Biloxi, Mississippi just waiting in line eagerly for their turn at the game. Deborah Harris talks a bit about the pricing of playing the game as well as interviewing the manager of the arcade before briefly trying the game out for herself.

I’m really glad that WLOX shared this past broadcast on their official YouTube page, it brought a big smile to my face reliving the excitement for one of my favorite arcade games.


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2 thoughts on “Check Out This 1983 WLOX News Report On Dragon’s Lair!

  1. Dragon’s lair had great visuals & it was fun watching other people play for a bit, but I absolutely detested the game. Even when I made the right choice, it still ignored my inputs and went down the wrong path. A hard game is one thing, a game with bad controls is an entirely different matter.

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