Daily Archives: March 21, 2013

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8-Bitty Game Controller

Greetings from the road, Retro fans! Once again I find myself traveling across the country for work. Last night during some downtime in the hotel, I finally got a chance to try out one of my Christmas gifts I’ve been meaning to open — the 8-Bitty gamepad. The 8-Bitty is […]

Movie Print Blocks

Way back in the olden days before computers made printing up flyers and advertisements a breeze, there were print blocks. As you can see in the photo it is a block of wood with a metal plate attached. This would be pressed onto an ink pad and stamped onto upcoming […]


Back in 1992, my mother ordered software and games for me through a shareware catalog we received in the mail. When I saw the screenshots of CORNCOB 3D, I knew I had to have it. A few weeks later, I was playing this DOS game on my IBM PS/1 computer. […]