Daily Archives: May 28, 2011

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Ms. Pac-Man

The Atari 2600 port of the arcade classic Pac-Man was a tragedy. It was also an act of hubris that may have ushered in the Great Video Game Crash of the early 80s. But the port of its sequel title, Ms. Pac-Man, was a triumph. Ms. Pac-Man 2600 is a […]

An 80s Arsenal

In the ‘80s, your local toy store was not just a toy story. It was an armory, an armory in which you could find guns. Weapons. An entire arsenal. First in the arsenal were the Gotcha guns. Gotcha guns were a Toys ‘R Us version of a paintball gun. I’m […]