One Year Forward, Fifty Years Back!

While my plans to do several posts over the Christmas holidays never quite worked out, the Museum was kindly visited by Santa and now includes, among other things, a Betamax player, a Toshiba Solid State Television (whatever that means, a … Continue reading

Ok, so it’s not old tech, but this is a cool video-game themed party my sister put together on her blog.

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Who has heard of World of Goo?  And I don’t mean my kitchen….;) My kids used to play this game on the computer, this World of Goo.  A game based on principles of physics, the idea is to build structures out of goo balls that will reach certain heights and then other reactions will happen.  Anyways, the things that grabbed my attention on this game were the graphics and the music!  (Of course!)  My biggest beef about the computer games the kids play is whether I like the music or not!!  (Poptropica is fine because there is no music or noise!)

Last year we had a World of Goo birthday party, just our family, for our son’s birthday.  Like I said, I like the graphics and the colors in the game, the (mostly) black goo balls and windmills against colored skies.I especially like the purple skies!So I tried to get…

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