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Founding Fathers to be Honored on Trading Cards in Forthcoming "Superstars of 2016"

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By Walter Day
The men who created the first computer programs that supported the birth of the video game industry are rarely honored. Here is a set of cards that brings to light the contributions made by many forgotten men and women. Featuring artwork by Sean (Taggsta) Tagg, of Melbourne, Australia—and sponored by the legendary Eric Tessler, this set will be launched as part of the Superstars of 2016 card set.

Chronological History of the Trading Card Awards Ceremonies

Posted on | Awards
By Walter Day
Since February, 2011, The Walter Day Collection of Trading Cards has issued trading cards that have honored hundreds of individuals, companies, and organizations for their contributions to world history, the worldwide video game, pinball, and th...

Houston Arcade Expo - Awards Ceremony

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By Walter Day
The Houston Arcade Expo—scheduled for the weekend of November 13-14, 2015—will be hosting a Trading Card Awards Ceremony that features cards for Mike Begum, Keni & Josh Jones, Shawne Vinson, William Higinbotham, Mike Wright, plus cards that ...

16th Tournament Funspot

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By Bill McEvoy
I am a gamer and a photographer. I always bring my camera to tournaments. Here is a cover I did of me and Miss Weirs Beach. She was a lovely girl, handed out the trophies, played some games. In other words, it was a real treat to meet her. Althou...

Allen Staal

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By Brian Peat
When you are in a tournament, it is important to stay comfortable and wear loose fitting clothes. That is what I thought until I met Allen Staal. When he plays in the Kong Off, he is one sharp dressed man. You have to marvel at Allen's dedication...

ACAM Poster

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By Bill McEvoy
ACAM holds an annual tournament at Funspot in New Hampshire. Of course you knew that! I have participated in 4 of the last 5 tournaments. They are by far the funnest gaming events I have been to. Around 100 players compete for the highest score o...
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