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Old-School Gaming: Tackle! v Meccano, George Best v John Lowe

Tackle! was a smashing board game of the 70s with an amusing double-entendre for a name. It promised all the real thrills and spills of a real tackle, without the inconvenience of getting up from the living-room floor. Not many … Continue reading

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Old-School Gaming Challenge: It’s a Knockout v Bambino

“All the thrills and spills of BBC’s action-mad TV spectacular” – that’s what Strawberry Fayre’s It’s a Knockout board game promised back in the 70s, while in the 80s, Bambino Kick-the-Goal Soccer was like totally new generation, with buttons and … Continue reading

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Old-School Gaming: Kick-Off v Systema Soccer

“All the thrills and spills of a real football match”… that’s what MB Games’ Kick-Off promised somewhat optimistically back in the 70s, while in the 80s LCD era, Systema Soccer actually featured moving pixels on a tiny screen. But which … Continue reading

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