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Video Games have always had Flyers. Some people collect stamps, some people comics, even cigarette stickers. As a kid I collected Super Trump playing cards and Star Wars pictures in bubble gum packs. Trading and collecting of this type of item has always been popular.

Video Games have some of the best flyers of any industry. Primarily flyers were used to advertise a new game when it was released. Back in the 1980's before satellite, cable TV and the advent of MTV etc video games were advertised in print. As a result there are literally hundreds of flyers. Some of them incorporated top rate artwork and designs, some were just naff.

Today a lot of the games from the 80's still stand up well against modern games for their game play and longevity, but the flyers show their true age. Nothing dates as quickly as advertising. The typeface, the clothes worn, the colours used in some of these flyers will make you laugh and also maybe a little embarrassed because you were probably wearing the same clothes or thought that the advert made the game look really cool man! But hey this was the 80's and the flyers are the time capsules so indulge yourself, have a look go on I dare you!

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Pong
Pong
Atari Football
Atari Football
Sprint 2
Sprint 2
TailGunner
TailGunner
Boot Hill
Boot Hill
Super Breakout
Super Breakout
Space Invaders
Space Invaders
Asteroids
Asteroids
Lunar Lander
Lunar Lander
Galaxian
Galaxian
Missile Command
Missile Command
Space Duel
Space Duel
Centipede
Centipede
Defender
Defender
PacMan
Pacman
Donkey Kong
Donkey Kong
Scramble
Scramble
Phoenix
Phoenix
Moon Cresta
Moon Cresta
Frogger
Frogger
Battle of Atlantis
Battle of Atlantis
Gorf
Gorf
Space Panic
Space Panic
UniWars
UniWars
Mr Do
Mr Do
Galaga
Galaga
Bosconian Ms Pac Galaga
Bos/Ms Pac/Galaga
Pole Position
Pole Position
Amidar
Amidar
Popeye
Popeye
Star Wars
Star Wars
Lady Bug
Lady bug
Moon Patrol
Moon Patrol
Robotron
Robotron
Pooyan
Pooyan
Donkey Kong Jnr
DK Jnr
Zaxxon
Zaxxon
Joust
Joust
Tron
Tron
Gauntlet
Gauntlet
Gaplus
Gaplus
Commando
Commando
Congo Bongo
Congo Bongo
Dragons Lair
Dragon's Lair
Space Ace
Space Ace