Five Things – 12.10.12 – Atari 2600 Commercials

‘Tis the season for buying things, and I thought I’d take this opportunity to show some of my favorite examples of Atari’s weirdest/worst attempts to sell games for the 2600 system.  Some of these games are awesome, to be fair, it’s just that the ads themselves are such bizarre or lazy attempts to market them….

Five Things – 5.14.12

1.  Tomes & Talismans – This is pretty amazing.  Searching for old PBS Kid’s Shows, I discovered that  Mississippi Public Broadcasting created a sci-fi series to teach children about Library Science.   The program was called Tomes & Talismans, and the premise was that humans were evacuating Earth because of an attack by the Wiper…