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10-09-2014 at 04:59 PM

Polybius Fever

Sorry I haven't kept up here, things have been a little crazy since I went to the library. Some good leads, a new bunch of people and things to look up in connection with the hypnotic trigger experiments known as the

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Updated 10-13-2014 at 11:14 PM by Jace Hall

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09-27-2014 at 06:58 PM

Tim Leary's Mind Mirror, by Electronic Arts (1985)

I mentioned this in passing when the archive was opened in the NYPLibrary. Boxes of Tim Leary's video game ideas, tons of floppy discs, even his old power glove. They don't talk about his power glove in this article, but there is a picture of it out there on the internet.

I bring it up

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Updated 09-27-2014 at 07:31 PM by GIV

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09-23-2014 at 07:32 PM


Here is a game with a strange history, Bouncer.

"Around 2012, it was brought to the author’s attention that the game Bouncer disappeared off the coin-op map in late 1983. No known examples of the game have surfaced, hence the game code has never been emulated in MAME for enthusiasts and

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Updated 09-23-2014 at 10:31 PM by GIV

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09-23-2014 at 07:17 PM

Poly Play by VEB Polytechnik

Here we have "Poly-Play." An arcade game developed in the German Democratic Republic in 1981; it is the only such machine to originate in the GDR. It was created by VEB Polytechnik and contained a number of games, including a knock-off of Pac-Man.

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09-15-2014 at 07:59 PM

Dunkin' in Epiphanic Polybian Ascension

Someone at the King of Arcades world premiere this weekend asked Richie about the Polybius that we found. It was during the Q&A afterwards, and Richie said 'that is one for Duncan' and called me up to the stage to field the question. It is nice to be recognized as an expert in your chosen field. Or

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Updated 09-15-2014 at 08:09 PM by GIV

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