what sticks out the most in your childhood? mine would have to be
Toys; Lite-Brite, TMNT action figures Games; Wheel of Fortune , and Monopoly
Cottage Grove Oregon
Toys: Anything Star Wars (before the prequels) Games: (younger)... Chutes and Ladders (a little older), Operation , Battleship , Risk , Clue when I got even older.
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I'm only happy when it rains...
Legos and Monopoly!
Rijen Noord Brabant
Niagara Falls New York
Toys: G.I. Joe was favorite. Plastic soldiers (mostly Airfix 1/32 and 1/76 scale), military models (mostly Monogram tanks and ships)
Games: Chess, Stratego, Risk
HO scale soldiers (well before A&A time, but the only HO soldiers picture I could find) . I just realized I was self indoctrinated into the BGG Lifestyle at a very young age!
Toys= Pulsar, Kenner Star Wars figures (original), Tonka dump truck and G.I. Joe w/the "real" beard.
Games= Monopoly, Sorry, Roger Starbach Monday Night Football and Talking Football.
Toys: G.I. Joe (the 1/6 scale ones, not those crappy little figurines that came out in the 70's); Johnny 7 O.M.A. (see:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCBvu9MX-po); Gung Ho Commando Outfit (see: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvCTJlADySQ&feature=related) Games: Finance and Fortune, Stock Ticker, Pit
Mine was the year I came down on Christmas morning to this:
and my dad had it all set up like this already, so it was a true PS -my little brother got the original fisher price castle set, so of course it wasn't long before I started my first "castle siege"
Favorite childhood toys?
Little green army men or knights or cavalry/cowboys and indians, action playsets, Hot Wheels police cars, G.I. Joe and Star Wars and He-Man and Thundercats action figures, Transformers (of which Prowl was the greatest), and ROM the Space Knight in all his glory: http://www.toysyouhad.com/Rom.htm Favorite childhood games? Besides the ever awesome Atari 2600, I loved Checkers, Dominoes, Aggravation, Battleship, Stratego and Survive.
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I liked them all
Toys: GI Joe is king here, I had everything but the USS Flag and the Cobra Terror Dome, not sure how many accessories we lost in the woods Games: Original NES has to be my all time favorite , but playing army outside year round was awesome too chess and battle ship were always fun
View Master and Marbles. ...I still really enjoy them.
Dearborn Heights Michigan
Fizzgig need food badly!
Click on Fizzgig to feed him a tasty snack. Nom, Nom, Nom!
Voltron... Anything Voltron.
Granite Falls Washington
"Come on! Come on! Come and get it, baby! Come on! I don't got all day! Come on! Come on! Come on you bastard! Come on, you too! Oh, you want some of this? "
Toys: Captain Action, any toy related to the Space Program, Monkey Division (military toys), Tinker Toys,
Games: Supercar, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Stadium Checkers, Monopoly, Life, Tipit, Hands Down, Bash!, Mouse Trap, What Shall I Be?
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Plasticant Edit: Now with a WTF minute: VIDEO
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...comes with everything you see right cheer. LOL, I had that one too.
Prince George British Columbia
Wise men say, forgiveness is divine, but never pay full price for late pizza.
Lego, Battle Beasts, G.I. Joe, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Guts.
Connect Four for boardgames by a long shot.
Lego and cars.
Games:"a snake and ladder game", Pelle klättra och kana, based on a book and comicbook character Named Pelle Svanslös, a tailless cat.
Lego, Lego, Lego.
Jim Van Verth
Durham North Carolina
My long lost twin!
I treasured a hexadecimal action figure (virus from reboot) for a number of years (also any marvel action figures as well! Love em'!).
Video game systems were my bffs. As for games, I liked 13 Dead End Drive, clue, guess who, a dice game called Greed, and all sorts of card games although my fav was Canasta. I also enjoyed trivia games like Blurt.
Apex North Carolina
Probably Stratego. But for complete answer, see below:
Off the beaten path - boardgames played during my childhood