Browsing: Toys & Games

The first version of Yahtzee was invented by a moneyed Canadian couple in 1956 aboard their yacht, of all places. Among the couple’s boating coterie,…

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A playground favourite for millions of schoolchildren the world over, the Yo-Yo is actually, according to some historians, one of the oldest toys around. Museums…

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1982 gamers had never seen anything like Sega/Gremlin’s Zaxxon. Players had flown spaceships into strafing raids and interstellar dogfights before, but Zaxxon did it in…

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“Moving across the landscape, overrunning all obstacles as inexorably as the future itself, these amazing, efficient and powerful automatons have but one purpose – to…

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