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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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Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 11 & 12

Mega stoked about the purchases over the last 2 days!  Simply 2 of the greatest games ever released on the #C64, so rarely available on ebay, and I nabbed them both for just over 10 bucks :) Day 11 and the … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 5 & 6

Another Melbourne House classic on Day 5, Doc the Destroyer – on 5.25 floppy disk no less :) And Day 6 bought the awesome LOCO by Tony Crowther (bloody Genius!) with music by Jean Michel Jarre (bloody Genius!) and a … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 3 & 4

Picked up a minor willy (insert pun of choice!) yesterday and the Dredd man today. Manic Miner needs no introduction and I’m just a fan of the Judge, not sure about the game though :)           … Continue reading

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Commodore 64 a day, in May, from Ebay… yeay! – DAY 2

In my quest to buy 1 thing for the C64 every day in May from Ebay,  – Day 2’s choice is here:- Had to grab this, from the legend that is Jeff Minter. LLamasoft gave us this wacky piece of … Continue reading

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Putty in your hand…

Definitely one of the wackiest platformers you will ever play…

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Oh and… Jet Set Willy is back :)

Wow! 2 posts in 1 day, just like a bus service you never see one for ages and then 2 come along at once =) Okay, had some great fun today dusting off a new/old 48K rubber keyboard ZX Spectrum. … Continue reading

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Where are they now…?

Software Houses of the 80’s Melbourne House Psion  – still going strong (‘ish!) Ultimate: Play the Game – This one is easy: RARE!!! Bug Byte LLamasoft – the Ox is still working, Jeff Minter = legend! Mastertronic Ocean Atari – … Continue reading

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code junkies & box monkeys

Will code for food… I speak BASIC… I can also tell the difference between a CPU and a VDU  (:

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