Movie Mom

Movie Mom


Do You Remember Frogger?

posted by Nell Minow

Frogger.pngThe Museum of the Moving Image has a fantastic and nostalgic online exhibit of classic 1980’s video games like Frogger, Space Invaders, Pong, Missile Command, and of course Pac-Man. Best of all, you can download and play the games — and this time, you don’t need a roll of quarters to play.
SpaceInvaders.jpg

Enjoy!



  • jestrfyl

    Now you are tickling my nostalgia bone. I poured too many quarters into Frogger machines – and many more. These came out while I was in seminary. We had several over-coffee discussions about the morality and spiritual dilemmas of video games – especially with those of us who enjoyed them. They are so technical now that i get lost too easily. My son just got a Wii and I am amazed at the advancements. But I recall fondly the early days of Pong & Frogger and mario and Donkey King – the 2D shapes and jagged movement/

  • Big_Dave_T

    I was so much a Frogger fan that I had a Frogger t-shirt. Back when our boys were in their terrible toddler stage, I negotiated a night out once a week. That often meant a night spent at the video arcades of the time. In fact, I have a video game token collection dating way back when.
    Just last week I attended a flea market where a large auction of classic video games was taking place. You could play these games ahead of the auction and I played a game of Frogger free. Got past the first round rather easily. Still got it.

  • lewis

    please can you put the game on this website

  • http://blog.beliefnet.com/moviemom/ Nell Minow

    I am sorry, I do not have the rights to post it, but you can play it on the museum’s website. Thanks for writing!

Previous Posts

Johnny Cash's Thanksgiving Song
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuaC6h_4AB8[/youtube]

posted 12:00:11pm Nov. 27, 2014 | read full post »

Happy Thanksgiving 2014!
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NSQLMPUK-8[/youtube] All my best wishes for a wonderful Thanksgiving to all, and please know how thankful I am for the time you spend here.

posted 7:00:00am Nov. 27, 2014 | read full post »

Claire LaZebnik's Thoughts on Thanks
I can't think of a better way to start Thanksgiving weekend than taking a few minutes to read my friend Claire LaZebnik's wise and inspiring essay on gratitude. This most American of holidays is often accompanied by stress -- from hosting and being hosted, from traveling, from family. Claire write

posted 9:39:41am Nov. 26, 2014 | read full post »

Horrible Bosses 2
Maybe it's just the proximity to the horrible "Dumb and Dumber To," but the cheerily offensive "Horrible Bosses 2" made me laugh. Full warning -- it begins with an elaborate sight gag as our hapless he

posted 5:58:28pm Nov. 25, 2014 | read full post »

Penguins of Madagascar
The most adorable characters from the first three animated "Madagascar" movies were the penguins, the seldom right but never in doubt leader Skipper (Tom McGrath), the often right but never listened to Kowalski (Chris Miller), the literally explosive Rico (Conrad Vernon), and the ever-loyal Private

posted 5:17:32pm Nov. 25, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.