The easy answer for me on this one is the Pac-Man phone. It is the obvious choice for someone with my tastes, but in 1983, when these appeared in magazines, I was just started to hear about cordless phones. So while Pac-Man would have made me feel like I was living the arcade life, the cordless phone would have made me feel like I was living in the future.
Latest posts by Garry Vander Voort (see all)
- Retroist Toys R Us Podcast - March 19, 2018
- Retroist Sega Genesis Podcast - March 12, 2018
- I understand the negative reaction to Ready Player One - March 7, 2018