Thursday, September 28, 2006

Article on classic toy designer John McNett

Thursday, September 28, 2006
09:19 PM
mmmmm toys

Article on classic toy designer John McNett: "Mark Frauenfelder:
Scott and Brian say:

Today the Mego Museum is featuring a great article on John and Linda McNett, a couple who met while working as toy designers at Mego Corp in the mid 1970's. In addition to working on many great Mego products such as 2XL -- One of the first interactive electronic toys, the Micronauts, and World's Greatest Super Heroes, John worked on Etch-a-Sketch, Magna Doodle, and designed the look of the Colecovision system and Coleco's minitabletop arcade games like Pac Man and Frogger. It's a cool insight into the orgins of our favorite toys written by Ben Holcomb, author of the forthcoming book World's Greatest Toys.


(Via Boing Boing.)

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