Category Archives: gaming

I waited up half the night for… what?

Okay, little announcement made to the World yesterday and my opinion follows. Warning: Swearing, ranting plus a general output of disappointment and frustration follows. Sorry if you are offended. I’m normally not an angry person so please just take this … 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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Not a bad place to spend some time…

Just a quickie, thought I would post a pic of my current view 🙂 It’s really not a bad place to spend some time! Each machine is regularly put through it’s paces, they are not just there as show ornaments … Continue reading

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Return of the breadbin…

So, I have a number of C64’s in the collection, but the day-to-day machine that I mess around with is in a 3rd party case (looks like a C64C) This didn’t really bug me, until I saw a nice empty … Continue reading

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Something for the weekend…

<sigh> I really don’t have a single good game to play this weekend  =) I have dozens of them 🙂

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You never forget your first…

It’s true, isn’t it? Those life defining moments, parked permanently in your memory, when you did something for the first time you will never forget. They generally make you smile, hopefully make you happy and instantly transport you back through … Continue reading

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Dear Commodore 64 entire back catalogue: I pWN U!

So, finally got my SD2IEC card working for the Commodore 64. It’s a bit temperamental but if I talk to it nicely then it works very well. This means I now can suddenly own every single available Commodore 64 game, … Continue reading

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Quick update about the Commodore A1500…

It’s alive…! Looking proper sexy on the official monitor too… Well smart 🙂

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I am the resurrection…

So I fired up the 16K Spectrum today, bought from eBay last week. Only to discover the usual problem, bloody keyboard membrane is broken on the bottom left side. Bugger I thought! Bastard eBay I thought! So I re-checked the … Continue reading

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2 new girlfriends in the house…

I took delivery of 2 fine new (old!) pieces of machinery this week, both from the awesome historical house of Commodore. 1st and foremost, a Commodore Amiga A1500! A dual drive version of the A2000 and a mighty hefty, sexy … Continue reading

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