Monthly Archives: May 2012

Quicksilva…

they made exceedingly nice cassette inlays, great games too! :)

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It’s the final day at the end of May for my C64-a-day from fleabay – Yeay!

Day 29 and Day 30 bought out the creative streak in me, so I got hold of Graphic Adventure Creator and Machine Lightning Game Design Software – I remember creating some excellent bits ‘n bytes with these beasts back in … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi – on order – WIN!

Got the email I have been longing for today:- Really looking forward to playing with this game-changing piece of kit. It’s the future. Reminded me of another piece of retro kit I had kicking around:- This little board changed my … Continue reading

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*Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 27 & 28*

*Day 27* and, to obviously tie-in with the new soon to be released film, I picked up The Hobbit. *Day 28* and a couple of sexy sleek lookers, I bring you a fine pair of Joysticks; Quickshot QS-128F‘s to be … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 25 & 26

Day 25 and the brilliant, probably the best as I remember, helicopter sim for the #C64 – Super Huey UH-1X Day 26 and Beach Head II graces the screen. Bit of a popular videogaming war theme going on? some things … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 23 & 24

Day 23 bought a very interesting item: A C2N cassette deck made by Dragon who, as you probably know, made their own systems around the same time as the #C64, so I thought that was an interesting find. Day 24 … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 21 & 22

Day 21 and a wonderful retro game in the form of… a wonderful retro game! Scalextric was awesome… will the game live up to the name? I hope so! Day 22 and a little bit of hardware to transfer C64 … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 game-play weekend…

Decided to test out a few of my recent Commodore 64 acquisitions. Had some great fun this weekend loading up these beauties, spent more time playing on the ’64 than the Xbox :) Here’s a few pics of the highlights:- … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 19 & 20

Day 19 inside your PC is a Little Computer Person, or that’s what David Crane would have you believe in 1985. Day 20 another shooter: Bulldog, this time from our old friends Gremlin Graphics. In a vain attempt to copy … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 17 & 18

Couple of awesome shooters to report on today. *Day 17* and the arcade classic *Space Harrier* flies in to my C2N. *Day 18* twists your melon with the excellent, yet slightly psychotic, *Lazer Zone* from the zany brain of Jeff … Continue reading

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