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Some pretty things in all their glory…

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Apparently this is a mess…

So, following recent trips to the loft I appear to have accumulated a bit of kit in the spare room. <sigh> Guess I’ll have to put it all away somewhere neat and tidy. But of course the disadvantage is that … Continue reading

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Nonsense in BASIC…

Had to post this just for the fun of it :) Whilst quick-loading a TZX in to my Speccy+2 tonight I saw this error, for the 1st time ever I must say. It really sums up my programming prowess and … Continue reading

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Epic tunes for the +2…

Just a quick note for anybody wondering how to use TZX WAV files on a ZX Spectrum +2 I love my Spectrums, the original rubber key version is just beautiful. The Spectrum+ professional keyboard is very ‘modern’ and sounds like … Continue reading

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Nothing like a nice rummage…

Went to the loft looking for something and as usual I got slightly distracted. I love these little trips to the loft, they end up saving me money. How? Well, I find things that I forgot I have, but am … Continue reading

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My eBay buys for this week…

Just thought I would share :) He’s what I have had this week:- A very tidy 16k ZX Spectrum, boxed and with all the wires for £24.95 delivered. I already have 8 but most of them are 48k’s, think I … 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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Quicksilva…

they made exceedingly nice cassette inlays, great games too! :)

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How times change…

Nowadays Software Houses can spend megabucks on just designing the flashy cover of the next mass-market-fed game. Back in the day ya average bedroom programmer had a bit of card and a box of crayons :)

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I found heaven…

My posty delivered a nice fat chunk of retro heaven today, a whole bunch of ZX81 tapes from a single ebay win. Despite my love of all things retro, I still think the ‘ol ’81 is my favourite. They say … Continue reading

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