Flea Market Find: Boxed Merlin!

1 06 2013

I was super happy to find a boxed, classic handheld multi-game, Merlin complete with manual and ac adapter for $15 yesterday (May 31, 2013) at a flea market on our way home from vacation.

This unit plays several simple games including a fun little music composition game.

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YouTube – Retro Video Games

6 09 2008

Origins of video games. At just under five minutes, this is quite informative. I must note that they should have mentioned Ralph Baer, the true father of the video game console. Also: Donkey Kong wasn’t Nintendo’s first arcade game. They released Radar Scope in November, 1980 while Donkey Kond was released in 1981.