Archive for January, 2010

Vintage Videogame (non)Violence

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

billyjackatarigame

Here’s a hard-to-find, working copy of a 2600 game based on the classic movie Billy Jack, recently discovered at the Rutherford County Flea Market and Ammunition Expo. Even with its crude graphics (by today’s standards, of course) the virtues of defending passivism through the use of extreme violence are clear.

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Thursday, January 28th, 2010

What glorious booty lies in the abandoned hardware store toy departments of alternate timelines? What cheese-tastic licensed plastic hangs on the rotating wire racks of the drug stores of the imagination? Come with us on a journey into the far corners of virtual pop-culture absurdity (which aren’t too far from actual pop-culture absurdity), as we explore what might have been in the world of toys and collectibles.