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The world has its share of word games, but perhaps none as hyperactive as Boggle, which was first released in 1973. Sixteen letters, three minutes,…

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Designed by future Apple Computer founder Steve Jobs (though Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak reportedly did the bulk of the work), Breakout turned the video game…

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Launched on 7 February 1976 by DC Thomson, Bullet was their attempt to produce a tougher, more hard-hitting comic to appeal to older boys. Priced at 7p,…

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Fragrant with the whiff of jolly hockey sticks and pigtails, Bunty first appeared in January 1958 as the first “picture paper” for girls. The weekly comic was…

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Battery-powered thing from Matchbox which launched ball-bearings onto three bouncy drums in succession and then onto a scoring receptacle at the other end. The ball…

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