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Archive for the ‘Toy Story Thursday’ Category

Hey Mario, Blow On My Cartridge!

August 19, 2010

In August of 1991, the video game world was changed. Nintendo released their newest game console to North America… SUPER NINTENDO. When it first was released, it retailed at $199 USD and only a few games were available. Super Mario Brothers shipped with the console but other titles included F-Zero, Sim City, Gradius III and […]

SUPER SOAKERS – The King of the Water Gun

August 12, 2010

Super Soakers were brought into our lives in 1990. Originally called Power Drenchers, the creators of the first air pressurized water gun changed the name once TV ads and publicity started in 1991. The Super Soaker was invented by a man named Lonnie Johnston and the patent is now owned by Hasbro. The Super Soaker […]

POGS – Trade You My Slammer?

August 5, 2010

Its Toy Story Thursday and I can’t wait to bring you this fad that came as quickly as it left. POGS! Can’t quite remember this game? Crash course. Here we go. POGS is a game that originated in Hawaii probably in the late 20’s or early 30’s and was played using juice bottle caps. A […]