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Author Archives: smuggsy
Don’t do it…! Play this instead, it’s much more fun
There’s definitely nothing better than bringing the whole family together for a nice relaxing long weekend of retro play time Here’s one for the album…
Just heard the very sad news that James Herbert died today, aged 69. He is survived by his wife, Eileen, whom he married in 1967, and their three daughters Kerry, Emma and Casey. Cause of death is yet to be … Continue reading
I love to buy random bulk boxes of “unknown” disks on ebay. It’s great fun trawling through a whole box of surprises. It is even better than Christmas because you actually know that the odds are there will be something … Continue reading
So, following recent trips to the loft I appear to have accumulated a bit of kit in the spare room. <sigh> Guess I’ll have to put it all away somewhere neat and tidy. But of course the disadvantage is that … Continue reading
Had to post this just for the fun of it Whilst quick-loading a TZX in to my Speccy+2 tonight I saw this error, for the 1st time ever I must say. It really sums up my programming prowess and perhaps … Continue reading
Just a quick note for anybody wondering how to use TZX WAV files on a ZX Spectrum +2 I love my Spectrums, the original rubber key version is just beautiful. The Spectrum+ professional keyboard is very ‘modern’ and sounds like … Continue reading
So, flying through various ebay sections late the other night I noticed a very nice old machine, one that I have wanted for a very long time, about to end it’s auction – there was about 40 seconds to go. … Continue reading
Minus temperatures and a coastal windchill factor that could freeze hell did not deter 1000′s of geeks descending on the South East town of Margate this weekend. The 2nd year of #GEEK – Game Expo East Kent – opened it’s … Continue reading
Okay, little announcement made to the World yesterday and my opinion follows. Warning: Swearing, ranting plus a general output of disappointment and frustration follows. Sorry if you are offended. I’m normally not an angry person so please just take this … Continue reading