77 awesome geeky things from 1977

I was born in 1977. This board is all about revisiting all the awesome geeky things that originated (or were still around) in that year.
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Richard (Stephen King) Bachman's Rage wasn't written in 1977, but that's when it was first published. Clearly they wanted it to be RetroSmacked.

Richard (Stephen King) Bachman's Rage wasn't written in 1977, but that's when it was first published. Clearly they wanted it to be RetroSmacked.

2000 AD has been published for close to 40 years. RetroSmack decided the only thing to do was to go back and start from the beginning. Crazy? Perhaps.

2000 AD has been published for close to 40 years. RetroSmack decided the only thing to do was to go back and start from the beginning. Crazy? Perhaps.

My compulsive trip through retro goodness begins with the grand-daddy of fandom: Star Wars. Is it really as good as my childhood memories think it is?

My compulsive trip through retro goodness begins with the grand-daddy of fandom: Star Wars. Is it really as good as my childhood memories think it is?

My journey through 1977 geek continues with Advanced Dungeons and Dragons. Join me as I try to discover why Dungeons and Dragons needed to be advanced.

My journey through 1977 geek continues with Advanced Dungeons and Dragons. Join me as I try to discover why Dungeons and Dragons needed to be advanced.

My third exploration into everything awesome since the date of my birth, Frederik Pohl's Gateway received plenty of awards. Is it any good though?

My third exploration into everything awesome since the date of my birth, Frederik Pohl's Gateway received plenty of awards. Is it any good though?

Boy oh boy did I want an Atari 2600 for Xmas as a kid. Santa had other ideas. 30 years later, I'm finally ready to find out what I missed out on.

Boy oh boy did I want an Atari 2600 for Xmas as a kid. Santa had other ideas. 30 years later, I'm finally ready to find out what I missed out on.

Put on your power ring and head back to 1977 to find out what Green Lantern was up to in the decade of disco balls and...well, other green stuff.

Put on your power ring and head back to 1977 to find out what Green Lantern was up to in the decade of disco balls and...well, other green stuff.

RetroSmack revisits a classic pinball machine, Mars Trek, while discovering the difference between electro-mechanical and solid state machines.

RetroSmack revisits a classic pinball machine, Mars Trek, while discovering the difference between electro-mechanical and solid state machines.

If the Scooby Doo gang took part in The Evil Dead, the Japanese House would probably be the result. RetroSmack dares to revisit this insane 1977 classic.

If the Scooby Doo gang took part in The Evil Dead, the Japanese House would probably be the result. RetroSmack dares to revisit this insane 1977 classic.

Yes, RetroSmack covers board games too. Not Monopoly and Scrabble mind you. The good stuff, like Imperium. At least it might be good. We've never played it.

Yes, RetroSmack covers board games too. Not Monopoly and Scrabble mind you. The good stuff, like Imperium. At least it might be good. We've never played it.

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