Electric Football at Toy Fair 2017

It’s Toy Fair Time of Year Again!! It’s amazing that another New York City Toy Fair has come and gone. This mark’s the 5th year in a row that I’ve been a guest in the Tudor Games booth at the … Continue reading

Toy Fair 2016 Recap

Going to Toy Fair in New York City is always exciting. As we documented in The Unforgettable Buzz, so much Electric Football history was made at Toy Fair, that anytime you can be part of the event…it’s special. And we’re … Continue reading

Electric Football Anniversary — 3 Years Of The Buzz Blog

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been writing about Electric Football for over THREE years now on The Unforgettable Buzz web page. As we mentioned last year, we just didn’t think there was that much to say! But how wrong … Continue reading

Toy Rarity — Gotham Shipping Box

Electric Football ephemera is something we have a special passion for. We love finding old shipping boxes, or dated invoice forms with Electric Football items checked and tallied. A special thrill came this year at Toy Fair when Tudor President … Continue reading

Toy Fair 2015: Tudor Games Electric Football Recap

Toy Fair is always a unique and overwhelming experience. The 2015 event was no different, and even carried the additional factor of near zero degree temperatures on the streets of New York City. But it was business as usual inside … Continue reading

Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown — No. 5

The Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown moves into the Top 5 today with a very special game — the 1961 Gotham Pressed Steel NFL G-1500 model. This groundbreaking game has long been one of the most under appreciated games … Continue reading

The Unforgettable Buzz Looks Back on 2014 — Part II

One of our 2014 highlight of highlights came in June, when we were asked to be on the Beyond The Game television show in White Plains, NY. Host John Voperian did an fantastic job with the interview because he had … Continue reading

The Unforgettable Buzz Looks Back on 2014 — Part I

Electric Football had quite a year in 2014. It was a good year for Tudor Games, who held TudorCON 14 in January, then got the NFL back where it belongs in time for the football season. These are two monumental … Continue reading

Electric Football Top 20 Countdown — No. 8

Our Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown moves further into the single digits with No. 8 — the 1968 Tudor AFL No. 520. The No. 520 holds the distinction of being the ONLY official AFL Electric Football game ever made. … Continue reading

Electric Football Landmarks – The 1954 Toy Fair

With Toy Fair 2014 already in the rear view mirror, we found ourselves thumbing through The Unforgettable Buzz taking a look at Toy Fair’s past. One that happened 60 years ago caught our eye, because it featured the first Electric … Continue reading

Tudor Games Electric Football and Toy Fair 2014

Sometimes it’s being in the right place at the right time. I was lucky enough to spend a couple of days at Toy Fair 2014 last week, once again a guest of Tudor Games President Doug Strohm. The Unforgettable Buzz had … Continue reading

Before Electric Football Part III – “The Pusher”

We’ve been using our “Before Electric Football” posts to describe football games that were designed and patented before Tudor showed up with the Tru-Action model at the 1949 Toy Fair. Today’s post is about at game that was patented by E.H. … Continue reading

Electric Football’s Debut Date – 1949 or 1947?

One of the first Electric Football mysteries we set out to solve in The Unforgettable Buzz was the year of the game’s debut. Was it 1947 or 1949?   The 1947 date first appeared when Miggle Toys resurrected the game in … Continue reading

Favorite Reads — The Real Toy Story by Eric Clark

Electric football is the main focus of The Unforgettable Buzz, but the toy industry and its inner workings play a major role in the story of Norman Sas, Lee Payne, and Tudor Games. One of our favorite reads on the … Continue reading

@The New York Toy Fair With Tudor Games

When Tudor Games President Doug Strohm asked if it might be possible to meet at the American International Toy Fair this year, it was an offer I couldn’t refuse. Toy Fair is such a unique event, and such a large … Continue reading

Time To Play Reviews Tudor Electric Football

Time To Play, a very influential toy web site (it was once a magazine), recently reviewed Tudor’s Power Play Electric Football game. It was a very nice review, with Time To Play seeming to grasp what electric football is about. … Continue reading