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For most physical items in the real world, the operating system of choice are human hands. Although varying greatly in skill, they allow a user to interact with games and items that would otherwise be inaccessible.

Ghost Castle / Which Witch Board Game

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Watch the Video Ghost Castle was a 1985 board game released by MB Games in 1985 int the UK. It also went under the names (with slight style variations of), Which Witch (US, 1970), Brivido (Italy) and the rather hilarious Spookslot in the Netherlands. Reminisce over this family favourite with glowing skulls, scared stiff masks [...]

GBR Thrifts, Ep. 4

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Now, although GBR Thrifts episode 4 was published a while back. I'm finally getting round to publishing everything to the Nostalgia Nerd blog, so forgive me if you've seen these episodes. GBR Thrifts is a very British take on thrifting, and indeed it's only called "thrifting" as a nod to LGR Thrifts, which gave me [...]

Matchbox Cars Old vs. New

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Watch the Video Looking at Matchbox, Corgi and Hot Wheel cars past and present, including road structures and the cars themselves. Subscribe to Nostalgia Nerd on Youtube If you were anything like my brother and I as a child, you will have undoubtedly played with toy cars, otherwise known as dinky cars or more commonly [...]

HeroQuest Review

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Watch the Video Like it's sister game, Space Crusade, Hero Quest is a fantasy board game, but this time set in a much earlier land, akin to Warhammer vs. Warhammer 40k. You'll find Skeletons, Wizards, Warriors, Goblins and much more inbetween down these eerie corridors. Subscribe to Nostalgia Nerd on Youtube So, with Space Crusade [...]

Space Crusade Review

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Watch the Video Space Crusade Board Game review Halloween. This is part 1 of a 2 part review, the second based around another fantasy horror game, Hero Quest. Released in 1990, Space Crusade was a collaboration between MB and Games Workshop. Here I look at the board game with a sneaky peak at the video [...]

Escape From Atlantis Board Game Review

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Watch the Video Escape from Atlantis was a classic 1986 Waddington's board game, which still survives (geddit?) today, in a slightly different form: SURVIVE Escape from Atlantis. In this episode, I - of course - play the original 1980s version I had as a wee snapper. Subscribe to Nostalgia Nerd on Youtube Have you ever [...]

7 Obscure 80s Toys

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Watch the Video You could argue that most toys from the 80s are pretty obscure, but in this episode, I've isolated 7 particular toys which I consider strange or obscure, and most likely, you've forgotten entirely about them. Join me on this voyage of 1980s toys. Subscribe to Nostalgia Nerd on Youtube Ahhhh, the 80s... [...]

Tomy Tutor Play Computer Tear Down

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Watch the Video The Tomy Tutor Play Computer is a pre school style toy computer, with orange keys, a red return button, yellow space bar and a variety of on screen images/programs. Subscribe to Nostalgia Nerd on Youtube Back in 1977 Tomy produced the Tomy Tutor Typer, a plastic toy designed to mimic Mum or [...]

Retro Gamer Magazine 154

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Watch the Video Retro Gamer Magazine, Load 154 is today's perusal material, featuring Quake's 20th Birthday, a section on Renegade, Desert Strike, Commodore's Vic 20, StarStrike, the man Stuart Cox and various other charming gems of nostalgic knowledge. Join me and the summer sun as we skim through the main points of interest in this [...]

Unpacking & Unboxing Videos – Vintage & Retro Playlist

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So, I tend to purchase a fair bit of retro goodness through eBay, at car boot sales, thrift stores, charity shops, etc... Some of these precious items I re-sell on through my eBay shop, others I use to make videos or posts and some I just tinker with, play with and stash away in my [...]

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