Monthly Archives: April 2012

Happy Birthday pretty lady…

I may have slept with her older Sister first, in ’81, but I still fell in love with the Speccy… Happy 30th Birthday old girl 🙂 Advertisements

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The age of…

Got the Aquarius up and running… now what to do with it!  🙂 .

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Time flies when you are having fun…

‎20 years of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System shall require an evening celebration of extreme awesomeness… Has it really been that long? 20 years? blimey…

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The evolution of collecting…

The evolution of how we got to get our games. From typing them in; loading from a humble cassette; the luxury of a 5.25″ floppy disk; the big box beauty of the Amiga days to the speed of cartridges; the … Continue reading

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Who’s your money on…?

Friends of mine at minifigforlife.com sent over a couple of cool new lego items they are putting out. Shaun of the Dead is excellent. So I teamed them up with a couple of Star Wars characters I already had and … Continue reading

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14 for the price of 1… this is how a retroist shops :)

Picked up some great old fun in town today, all for less than the price of 1 ‘modern’ game. Prince of Persia – best version ever! Viewtiful Joe – brilliant! Red Dead Revolver  – older brother of the classic ‘Redemption’ Thief  – just … Continue reading

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Am I the only one who…

…admits to having a slightly healthy obsession with 1 game in particular? I do like this game, in whatever format it appears. So, what games do you obsess over?

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Retro Geek’s gotta have it…

For no other reason than the usual retro geek mantra of: “Oh, shiny… I must have it!” – So I got it. No idea why, nothing I can do with it, but I didn’t have one so… well… yeah… crazy 🙂 … Continue reading

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So long, and thanks for all the SID’s

R.I.P. Jack Tramiel – Genius – Visionary – Founder of Commodore – Creator of good times. Thanks for the great memories Jack; both Commodore and Atari made a few million childhoods so much happier. Right now I imagine the Gods … Continue reading

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From triumph to tragedy…

Shadow of the Colossus was the long awaited successor to the highly acclaimed, and best, game on the PS2. ICO had already proved, long before the end of it’s life, what the PS2 could do. So, 4 years later, how … Continue reading

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