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March 27, 2015 Retro Gaming Blog Post:

Retrory is a card-based memory game featuring images from Atari 2600 games

Retrory memory game If you like memory matching games like the classic Concentration, here's a cool update to the concept and it's focused on Atari 2600 games. Retrory was recently showcased on Atari Age.

Retrory is similar to concentration, but you're not looking for "matches", but rather images from the same game! So, you really have to know the Atari 2600 game library.

It's easy to match the same image, but try remembering where you saw that other Adventure dragon! But don't worry - the cards are all from licensed 2600 games. Maybe they'll amp up the difficulty with a booster pack full of homebrew cards.

The game comes with 40 pairs of cards, instructions, and it's packaged just like a 2600 game. Printed on both sides, the cards are 2.4" square and are nice and thick to hold up for many game-nights.

You can find mor details and ordering info about Retrory at Yoda's Arcade.

Board Games

As much as I love video games, it's fun to come across a good board or card game. As a kid who existed before video games, I have a lot of great memories of playing board games. From classics like Monopoly, Life, and Trouble to newer games like Card Wars, Zombie Dice, and Fluxx - tabletop games are a lot of fun. I love finding a new board of card game. You often have to go to a specialty shop of sorts to find something really unique, but it's worth the search.

Of course all those board games probably wouldn't seem like such a great diversion without the ability to go back to Yar's Revenge and Bionic Commando! Gaming is so diverse from boards and cards to joysticks and pixels. Grab a friend and play!

Retrory memory game

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