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Trading Card Spotlight - John Newcomer

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By Todd Friedman
Our next Trading Card Spotlight features John Newcomer, who currently is displayed on card number 626 from the Superstars of 2014 Collection.  John is the creator of the ever-popular game “Joust”.  Joust is considered one of the golden age games from the original arcade era.  A toy designer by trade, John hired by Williams to invigorate the pinball company.  While there he joined up with a team and created a non-fighter, non-shooter arcade game.  Joust was an instant success and still is popular today in arcades.  In 1999 John shifted his creative skills to the...

Trading Card Spotlight - Karl Kuhlenschmidt

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By Todd Friedman
Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Karl Kuhlenschmidt who currently is displayed on card number 2161, from the Superstars of 2015 Collection.  Karl is an avid arcade preservationist, who loves to fix and restore old classic arcade machi...

Trading Card Spotlight - Leyla Hasso

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By Todd Friedman
Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Leyla Hasso who is displayed on card number 933, from the Superstars of 2014 Collection.  Leyla is also on error card 933 which says Superstars of 2013 collection. Leyla lives in South London, UK ...

Trading Card Spotlight - Rusty Key

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By Todd Friedman
Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Rusty Key who is displayed on card number 2111, from the Superstars of 2015 Collection.  Rusty is a huge arcade preservationist, with an enormous collection of rare and arcade games.  By 2014, his...

Trading Card Spotlight - Howard Scott Warshaw

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By Todd Friedman
Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Howard Scott Warshaw who currently is displayed on card number 208, from the Superstars of 2012 Collection.  Howard is a true pioneer in the gaming industry. As one of the original Atari programmers fo...

Trading Card Spotlight - Leo Daniels

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By Todd Friedman
Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Leo Daniels who is displayed on card numbers 24 and 24A from the Superstars of 2011 Collection.  Leo is also featured on card number 2777. Leo is one of the first video game players to receive national...
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