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Happy Families…

There’s definitely nothing better than bringing the whole family together for a nice relaxing long weekend of retro play time 🙂 Here’s one for the album…   Advertisements

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Another random box of beauty…

I love to buy random bulk boxes of “unknown” disks on ebay.  It’s great fun trawling through a whole box of surprises. It is even better than Christmas because you actually know that the odds are there will be something … Continue reading

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#GEEK2013

Minus temperatures and a coastal windchill factor that could freeze hell did not deter 1000’s of geeks descending on the South East town of Margate this weekend. The 2nd year of #GEEK – Game Expo East Kent – opened it’s … 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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Return of the Commodores…

I’ve been having some great fun with 2 commodore machines lately; the trusty ‘ol C64 and it’s big sister – the Amiga. Here are a few highlights of playtime…

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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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the circle of life…

Another little gap in my collection was plugged today when I received a shiny little A600, for a mere £14.16 delivered – gotta love ebay 🙂 All of my girlfriends are home 🙂

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Baby Amiga with Daddy Amiga (Grandpa Amiga is asleep!)

The best thing about the Android operating system, apart from the fact that it’s not on an iPad 😉 is that it can run emulators galore! Here’s my Xoom and Galaxy S creating Chaos 🙂

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Look at the size of that thing…

Just a quick visual comparison between one of the first real home computers, the ZX81, and one of the last (before the PC took over) – the Amiga A500. amazing that they packed such a massive punch in to the … 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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