Posted in Nostalgia, Retroist Articles, Video Games

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing, and Retroist Learns From Her!

…and I’m a terrible typist under her overly watchful eye!

My latest stab at emulator-based gameplay (courtesy of is the O.G. of educational software that has taught many children and adults how to type for accuracy…and not speed like I choose to type!

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Find out who Mavis Beacon is, and watch a demonstration of the original game’s functions.  It really put my Secretarial skills to the test!

Did Mavis Beacon Teach You Typing?


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