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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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Only available in white…

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

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The Rescuers…

Now, when I hear the magic words “I’ve a pile of junk to throw away, do you want to have a look before it goes in the skip?” – I immediately imagine GOLD! One man’s junk is another man’s treasure, … Continue reading

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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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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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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 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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Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 15 & 16

Day 15 hatched the wonderful Chuckie Egg and Day 16 revved up with the awesome ‘life before Gran Tourismo’, otherwise known as Test Drive

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Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 13 & 14

Got some proper eye candy on Day 13, making all my games look sharp and sexy is this lovely scart lead for the C64… Day 14 rescued that elusive tearaway Mr. Monty Mole, nice to know he is still wanted after 28 … Continue reading

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