Category: games

The Story of Super Mario Bros. 3

from The Gaming Historian

How My Kid Lost a Game of ‘Magic’ to Its Creator But Scored a Piece of Its Original Art

Chess set made from glazed stoneware, Iran, 12th century.  Via the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Vintage puzzle.

Handmade medical-themed chess set, made from clay and wood, c. late 20th century. 


Fun With Guns: The Art of the Arcade Target

Scandinavian chess piece, 12th century.

from The National Museum of Scotland

Cyanide, Uranium, and Ammonium Nitrate: When Kids Really Had Fun With Science

Antique Mahjong Sets: An Antidote to Our Antisocial Internet Society

Why People Flip Over Vintage Pinball Machines