Gamer Profile: Walter Day

Walter Day Gamer Profile
Walter Day
Founder of Twin Galaxies

Walter Aldro Day, Jr. is an American businessman, historian, and the founder of Twin Galaxies, a video game related company. Day is an authority on video game scorekeeping records who in 2010 retired from the industry to pursue a career in music.  ~Wikipedia
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Born: May 14, 1949 (age 68), Oakland, CA
Education: Salem State University (left before graduating)
Home town: Fairfield, IA
Books: Twin Galaxies' Official Video Game & Pinball Book of World Records: Arcade Volume, MORE
Organization founded: Twin Galaxies

Favorite Classic Game: Make Trax
Make Trax, known in Japan as Crush Roller, is a 1981 arcade game developed by Alpha Denshi and published by Kural Samno in Japan. It was later licensed for North American release to Williams, and in Europe to Karateco and Exidy. Wikipedia
 
Initial release dateNovember 1981
PlatformsArcade game, Neo Geo Pocket Color, Nintendo Entertainment System
Why is it your favorite Game

“I was once the world record holder.”

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We talk with Miami native, Aaron Varkonyi, developer of, Aliens go Homerun an innovative and interesting take on the classic game, Breakout. We talk with Aaron about his game, being a developer in South Florida and his upcoming game, Wonder Wickets.

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With all the sales on games, toys and electronics this summer we decide to celebrate Christmas in July by looking over the top Christmas toys from the 80’s to today. From Transformers to the BeyBlades, we reminisce about our favorite toys, watch some weird toy commercials and try to remember why some of these toys were popular.

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