Three fun things about Sinistar

Remember Sinistar from way back in the mid-eighties? Here’s a picture in case your memory fails you or you’re too young to be that cool:

I was a complete arcade junkie back then, spending more time there than anywhere else but home or school. I knew all the arcade attendants (every one of them was a loser, I now realize) and all the other regulars. I also knew Sinistar, the giant, malevolant, robotic head that haunted my dreams. He would first eat my quarters, then my hapless little spaceship as I tried to conduct a strip mining operation on his turf.

In memory of those days, here are three fun things involving Sinistar:

Run, coward.

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