PAC-MAN: The Untold Story Of How We Really Played The Game

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PAC-MAN: The Untold Story Of How We Really Played The Game

Postby cait001 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:01 pm

An amazing article by Cat Despira, including so many great vintage photos, about how people stood in front of Pac-Man to play it and left their mark on the cabinet.

PAC-MAN: The Untold Story Of How We Really Played The Game
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Re: PAC-MAN: The Untold Story Of How We Really Played The Game

Postby Dave Astill » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:02 am

Thanks for posting. A really good read.
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Re: PAC-MAN: The Untold Story Of How We Really Played The Game

Postby Chris Silver » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:17 am

Yes. Thanks. Great story. If anybody intends to read this make sure you have some time. It's longer than expected.
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