Category Archives: computing

stuff about my I.T. world

Commodore C64 on the Amiga.

I picked up a random bit of kit from fleabay today. A Commodore C64 emulator that runs of a real Amiga. Here it is on my A1200. Kinda funky :)

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From little Acorns grow…

Sweet little underrated computers…  :) Fired up my Electron this week, added a Plus 1 Interface and a shedload of games. Loving it so far!

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Quicksilva… sexy software!

Picked up a whole batch of Quicksilva games off the bay this week, to add to the collection. They made some great games but they are worth collecting just for the sexy artwork :)         And now they are … Continue reading

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A reason not to hate public transport…

One of the best things about hanging around for a train is that I have a retrogaming world in my pocket. It makes those long cold winter nights, waiting on a platform, all worthwhile.   Here I am enjoying a … Continue reading

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A message to North Korea…

Don’t do it…! Play this instead, it’s much more fun :)

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Happy Families…

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…  

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Another random box of beauty…

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

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Apparently this is a mess…

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

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Nonsense in BASIC…

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 … Continue reading

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Epic tunes for the +2…

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

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