From The Archives

From time to time we will examine one specific item from the museum's archives and present it here with a brief narrative describing it and its significance.

  • Ralph Baer Limited Edition Odyssey 2 Pinball Cartridge

    Submitted by webadmin on Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:54

    At Classic Gaming Expo in 2001, Ralph Baer, the Father of Videogames, was on-hand and released for the first time a simple Pinball game he’d written for the Magnavox Odyssey 2 system.  Ralph hand-signed 21 copies of the game and they sold-out immediately.

  • Earthbound Air Freshener

    Submitted by webadmin on Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:14

    The Earthbound Guide that was packaged with the game has 6 scratch-n-sniff cards representing various smells tied into the game. One of the cards is a mail-in for a contest called "Ident-A-Smell".