• magisterrex Retro Games


    I've been gaming since the days of Pong and still own a working Atari 2600. I tend to ramble on about retro games, whether they be board games, video games or PC games. Sometimes I digress. Decades after earning it, I'm finally putting the skills I learned while completing my history degree from the University of Victoria to good use. Or so I think. If you're into classic old school gaming, this blog is for you!

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RIP – ART LINKLETTER (via uRdead2me)

A bit of an update, as it were, to my The Best Classic Board Games – The Game of Life blog post.

RIP - ART LINKLETTER EXPIRED: 05/26/10 – Art Linkletter, 97, was abandoned as an infant in the small Canadian town of Moosejaw. There he was adopted by an elderly Baptist preacher and his wife. They traveled around a lot – and since young Linkletter didn’t have permanent friends, he learned to strike up a conversation with anyone he met along the way. It was a skill he learned to use later in life as a talk show host. One of the best! Linkletter used to keep my famil … Read More

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