Handheld computer games from 1980!

Another Christmas catalog page, this one from the 1980 JC Penney catalog… Handheld computer games! How many of you had these? I had both the Mattel Football 2 and Baseball game, and I played the HELL out of them. When Mattel reissued them about a decade ago I bought the reissued football game and was surprised to find that I had gotten WORSE at it. Oh well, fine motor skills are one of the first things to go…

1980 JCPenny Christmas page448

Joseph Dickerson is a user experience professional and UX Lead for Microsoft based out of Atlanta, GA. He has implemented processes in user testing, design and ethnographic research and provided design and consulting services for many different projects and organizations.

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