When Remco released Fascination back in 1961 it was a little before my time but I did play with a severely worn out version of it when visiting a relatives house back in my youth. It was so worn out that it didn’t have the tower and only one of the balls for the plastic maze, I still enjoyed playing with it however. This was a relative by the way that truly seemed to have kept all of their own children’s toys and probably what helped to set me on the path of writing for the Retroist, enjoying playthings that had been new 20 to 30 years before my time.
A big thanks to the Art Skool Damage blog for the image you see up top.
Editor at Retroist
Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.
Latest posts by VicSage (see all)
- Death By Toys Creates A Kenner Inspired NES Toy Line - July 17, 2018
- Saturday Frights Podcast Ep. 68 (George A Romero) - July 16, 2018
- Arcade Games Were King At The 1982 Knoxville World’s Fair! - July 15, 2018