Retro Arcade Scratch Cards

 

I remember our local football team used to go round once a week with scratch cards like these to raise money for the team (goes with out saying this was a amateur club). If only they were selling these scratch cards I would have bought a hell of a lot more. Who knows, they could of being playing top flight footy by now! 

[via Kotaku]

As I was making my weekly perusal of The Arcade Flyer Archive (TAFA) I ran across these amazing rub-off game cards posted on the front page. TAFA owner, Dan’s new girlfriend apparently has quite the little retro game collection herself including these awesome cards. The games came in trading card packs with one of those horrible pieces of rock hard gum and worked along the same principle as rub-off lottery tickets. You would rub off the silver covering on the dots as you made your way across the playing field and hoped you would make it all the way through without “dying.” Of course, if you were like me, you just ended up rubbing off all the circles anyway just so you could see what they all were.

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