Well I had no clue this was a thing in Albany. But now I'm excited about it!
Scrolling through events for the summer, I stumbled upon 'Retro Video Game Night' posted on Albany.com, happening every Thursday. According to Albany.com, it's hosted by The City Beer Hall (42 Howard Street) in Albany...
Back in the day there was no such thing as Photoshop because computers were as big as a room and their main function was adding two plus two. Pin-up girls were not just an artists imagination or fantasies though - they were based on photographs of real models, and then drawn into the iconic images we fondly remembrer today.
I don't remember the exact events of that morning, but I do remember the feeling I had as I ripped open the wrapping paper on a great big box and seeing that picture of the iconic Atari 2600 with the square plastic game cartridges floating next to it. I remember the feeling of joy as I read the directions on how to connect it to my parent's TV and started playing Target Fun and Video Pinball. I wa