If you're in the Oregon area, then you just got to get over to the folks at Living Computers: Museum. They have formulated an incredible experience that will launch you back to the 80's! This museum/real life diorama puts you in the shoes of a day in the life you're a typical 80s teen. From the school classroom, complete with Apple IIe's loaded with Oregon Trail, to the local video arcade. This encounter will not only take you back but also show your kids just what we did without the internet! Yes, I officially feel old. The day has come where kids are strolling through a museum filled with artifacts, that seemed like yesterday for so many of us who grew up in the 80's!For more details head
You'll find there are a variety of tastes when it comes to the final plight of those prized collectibles. Are you the guy or gal who on purchasing that coveted action figure, rip it open at first chance? Or do you lust over it, again and again in its original packaging, as if it were to lose its soul if removed from its cardboard prison? Or perhaps, like me, you're down the middle. You've already established that certain collectibles will not see the light of day. However, on the other hand, there are things that the kid in you scream, this item must be touched and displayed to be fully appreciated! There was a time when the notion of keeping something, such as a toy, in its original package
As the minutes pass by, we get ever closer to the sad reality, that Americas favorite toy store may soon be just another retail chain caught in the crosshairs of financial failure. With the bankruptcy filing in 2017 and then the hand-picked store closures, it looks as if nothing can stop this inevitable outcome. For those who haven't gotten a copy of RetroFused Issue #2, the editorial entitled, "The death of brick and mortar," covers some of the unfortunate truths, of why so many of these once established chains, just can't seem to survive. Its true, misery loves company. Just browse through Instagram and read the countless blogs and it's no surprise that so many are all sharing their memori
You have 20 seconds to comply! ED-209 has arguably got to be one of the most revered, robotic droid built law enforcers to have appeared on the big screen. Most who are familiar with the RoboCop franchise can probably attest to that statement. Ultimately, this enforcement droid was deemed a failure due to a deadly mishap. Despite his mechanical setbacks and ultimate destruction, ED-209 has been, and still is, overwhelming popular. Kenner took up the license a year after the film and went with the title RoboCop and the Ultra Police. This toy line was based more on the animated series as the ED-260 in the show was mentioned as being an improved model, hence the model ED-260 rather than ED-209.