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Awesome Action Transfers of He-Man and Star Wars

Awesome Action Transfers of He-Man and Star Wars

Who remembers Action Transfers? The interactive rub down experience where you could create your own vignettes of your favourite 80s franchise. “Make the action come alive!”. I personally used to love them. You could even create some custom characters, for example by transferring Skeletor’s body…

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These Asterix toy leaflets showcase most of the range in all their Gaulish beauty

These Asterix toy leaflets showcase most of the range in all their Gaulish beauty

I picked up these two Asterix toy leaflets from the 80s off eBay recently. This is a toy range that I held dear to my heart even though I think I only had one other friend who was into them back in the day. The…

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This real life Pac-Man needs to be made

This real life Pac-Man needs to be made

This Bud ad, which is due to be shown at next weekend’s SuperBowl, is possibly the wet dream of many a retrogamer. Playing a real life version of Pac-Man where you are Pac-Man himself and have to run the maze and avoid the ghosts! Ignore…

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These 1982 televisions could answer you back

These 1982 televisions could answer you back

…at least that’s how PYE advertised them in the 1982 Spring Argos catalogue. The advent of Teletext was an incredible thing. “Teletext is the name given to a new information service transmitted FREE OF CHARGE together with the normal television signal. A Teletext T.V. is…

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Top Ten WWF Wrestlers

Top Ten WWF Wrestlers

That’s right. WWF, not WWE. That’s what it was back in the day so that’s what we’re calling it for this list. This is such a subjective list as it is purely the wrestlers that I personally enjoyed watching during the 80s and 90s in…

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