Category Archives: computing

stuff about my I.T. world

The Micro Museum – Ramsgate (Kent, UK)

Just a quick update to give a plug to a relatively new local retro gaming resource in Kent. I popped along to The Micro Museum in Ramsgate yesterday. http://www.themicromuseum.org What a great place. Very helpful and knowledgeable proprietor who is … Continue reading

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Update: After GEEK 2015

GEEK 2015 was very disappointing for me. I know it is not a Retrogaming show per se, but it’s roots are firmly grounded in such things. It’s what made it popular and what made it what it is, to me … Continue reading

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GEEK 2015

It’s that time of Year again… time to get your GEEK ON! Game Expo East Kent is a retrogaming extravaganza that lands towards the end of February every Year. A feast of games machines to play with, to your hearts … Continue reading

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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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