Be a Berks Billionaire – The 1984 Berks County Monopoly Board Game

Berks Billionaire

Be a Berks Billionaire is a fairly rare board game developed by a citizen of Berk’s County; Joan C. Zintak of Wyomissing. The game was developed and sold in 1984. It was originally intended to have a print run of 5000 games.

There was some competitive drama surrounding the game as apparently an organization called the Reading Market Association created a similar game at the exact same time called, “The Game of Reading”.… Read Full Article

Gadgets Restaurant

Gadgets Restaurant

Lets talk about Gadgets, the lesser-known and not as successful (as the likes of Showbiz Pizza Place and Chuck E. Cheese) animatronic themed restaurant from the early 1980s. From 1982-1984 there was a cutting edge restaurant called Gadgets upstairs at the Berkshire Mall. It featured animatronic singing robots as entertainment.

  • Gadgets Restaurant
  • Gadgets Restaurant
  • Gadgets Restaurant
  • Gadgets Restaurant

A 20-minute show entertained guests every half hour.… Read Full Article