Retro toy from my childhood, the BigTrack: it's back.

Reply Sat 30 Jan, 2010 09:48 am
Bigtrak is Back! 80s Robo-Toy Resurrected

Bigtrak was one of the awesomest toys of the 1980s (actually introduced in 1979), and, like other 80s icons, Knight Rider and the A-Team, it is staging a comeback.

Bigtrack Jr will be a half-sized replica of the original six-wheeled autonomous robot, an object of jealous desire for kids who couldn’t afford one. The rover could be programmed using a cryptic keypad on the load-bed, and sent off to “shoot” your little sister with a flashing light or deliver any manner of goods, somewhat inaccurately, from its trailer.

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I never had one of these, but my neighbor did. He got so frustrated with it and refused to bring it out when I came over; I'd sit and program and reprogram the damned thing.
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Reply Sat 30 Jan, 2010 09:54 am
I never heard of it before. Oh my horrible horrible childhood! Neutral
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