Tag: retro

The History of Donkey Kong

The ultimate Donkey Kong story from when I was young, well younger. In 1985 it played in my little little hands like a charm.

Japanese Retro Future Utopia From 1969

Any Japanese folks here ended up like that in '89?

Japanese Retro Future Utopia From 1969

These pictures from a 1969 issue of the Japanese magazine Shonen Sunday show a predicted 1989 where computers have changed how we live.

8-Bit Computer Collectible Trump Cards

These trump cards are wild cards.

8-Bit Computer Collectible Trump Cards

The trump cards game that pits server CPUs against each other probably remains the geekiest card game around, but how about a round of these Retro Computer Collectible Cards, which gather the various personal computers of the 70s and 80s into a trumps deck that you can play with other retro computing fans. Retro Computer Collectible Cards started as a Kickstarter campaign...

Nintendo: Now You’re Playing With Power!

Younger earthlings may be unaware of this: when Nintendo launched its video game console called the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in North America in 1985, the video game industry was a mess. Arcades in the US had collapsed, Atari was in trouble, ColecoVision had started to exit the video game industry and Intellivision owned by Mattel was also suffering....

How We Started Using the Internet

Haha, I'm an Internet pioneer after all.

How We Started Using the Internet

Haha, I'm an Internet pioneer after all. Indeed, I remember it all: the sound of the modem, the myriad of install CDs, and the 39 years of download time, lol. Compared to today, there wasn't much juice to extract, but it was still so amazing and enjoyable to wait for that single MP3 to download.  Actually, I'm still waiting...

Subway dancin’: Break Dance RULEZ

A long forgotten gem from the 80's.

Brand New Untouched Kitchen from the 1950s

A kitchen from the '50s that has never been used.
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