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Why The First Playable Women Of The ’80s Were Naked (Video Dames #0)
2 months ago

Why The First Playable Women Of The ’80s Were Naked (Video Dames #0)

In 1974, streaking invaded campuses across the nation.

The press declared it an epidemic. A novelty song became a number one hit. The Academy Awards never saw it coming. And …
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The True First Easter Egg: Ready Player One Was Wrong
7 months ago

The True First Easter Egg: Ready Player One Was Wrong

[This is a transcript of the above video about Easter Eggs that predate Atari Adventure. The article contains only a fraction of the visuals; I recommend watching the video …
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Box Art History #3: Fairchild Channel F
10 months ago

Box Art History #3: Fairchild Channel F

Before the NES, before the Atari 2600…

Fairchild’s Channel F was the first video game console to run games directly from a cartridge. While Magnavox’s Odyssey had game cards that …
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Box Art History #1: Magnavox Odyssey
2 years ago

Box Art History #1: Magnavox Odyssey

“Don’t judge a book by its cover,” the saying goes.

This age-old idiom originally meant you shouldn’t judge a person by their shabby clothing. But in a literal sense, I …
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