Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Toy Memories

I was reminded about an old toy and an old game today when I read about a store in NYC called Alphaville. I took a peek at their online offerings and found a couple of things that really took me back. I'd forgotten all about Lie Detector from Mattel. I loved the artwork on the suspect/witness cards. I did figure out how things worked, but that didn't detract from the fun.

The second item was a toy I remembered but haven't been able to remember the name of: Block City. I didn't know from Legos (I'm not even sure when those came out). I built houses with Block City. Not very versatile, but it kept me busy. This link will probably vanish once they sell the item.

1 comment:

  1. Ooh great site Shelly! I love vintage toys — especially those that I used to play with :) Makes my heart skip a beat when I discover them. Are you going to screencap the images, in case they remove the links?


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