Here is a cool retro effect for your pagination section, this CSS only Pac-Man video game inspired design was created by Paraskevas Dinakis using radio buttons. Each page is represented by the classic snack pellets dots and clicking on this moves Pac-Man to that page.
If you are having trouble with the pen, try the archived copy on GitHub
Pac-Man Pagination Snippet
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