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Adopted another Commodore baby…

Okay she wasn’t the hottest chick at a party… but it is kinda cool. Got myself a CDTV, basically an A500 in a sexy dress :) Gonna be 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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Quick update about the Commodore A1500…

It’s alive…! Looking proper sexy on the official monitor too… Well smart :)

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A week or two in retro heaven…

So here’s just a few things I’ve been up to this past week or so, in between juggling a full time job (don’t you hate it when real life gets in the way of fun!) Firstly, some great times with … Continue reading

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Return of the Commodores…

I’ve been having some great fun with 2 commodore machines lately; the trusty ‘ol C64 and it’s big sister – the Amiga. Here are a few highlights of playtime…

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the circle of life…

Another little gap in my collection was plugged today when I received a shiny little A600, for a mere £14.16 delivered – gotta love ebay :) All of my girlfriends are home :)

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Putty in your hand…

Definitely one of the wackiest platformers you will ever play…

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Look at the size of that thing…

Just a quick visual comparison between one of the first real home computers, the ZX81, and one of the last (before the PC took over) – the Amiga A500. amazing that they packed such a massive punch in to the … Continue reading

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I was a teenage Manic Miner :)

Couple of pics to share, bringing a tear to my eye :) This is my family tree… …and how things changed in 30 years… from this… …to this damn…where did the time go!

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