Flashback: Dallas Kids Skipped Lunch to Feed Video Game Machines

Editor's note: Take a look back into the archives of The Dallas Morning News.In 1981, video games were the hot new craze, popping up in convenience stores, restaurants and even at the local Piggly Wiggly. Young fans funded their gaming by skipping lunch to put those quarters to use powering Pac-Man and Donkey Kong. This scheme left parents across the metroplex hungry for laws designed to prevent children from feeding the machine instead of feeding themselves.   Continue reading...

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