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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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“Your creatures need a place to rest. Build them a lair.”

One of my favourite old skool big box awesome PC games, picked up for a steal at 99p from ebay. What a classic, shame it isn’t on floppy disk is all I can say :) It’s payday…

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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 1

Okay, thinking about my retro collection recently, I couldn’t decide what to flash my ebay cash on in this month of May. I have a stack of ZX81 stuff, an equal stack of Spectrum stuff, numerous console stuffs… lots of … Continue reading

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Still as good as it was… ICO!

I suppose this can still be considered retro gaming, even though I did play it on the PS3 :) I grabbed the HD version of ICO yesterday, slightly worried that my rose-tinted glasses would be cracked and wonderful memories destroyed. … Continue reading

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Blue Ice (PC) by Psygnosis

Okey dokey, I’m a little proud of this one so it’s got a special show! Just picked up a game called ‘Blue Ice’ by Psygnosis. It seems quite rare, only a couple sold in recent years on Ebay for between … Continue reading

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Back to the good ‘ol days…

Finally got myself a pretty A1200 to play with… I love the sound of a floppy drive whirling away and loading my favourite game of ALL time :)

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