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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A quick Top 5…

I finished playing ICO today, so for the 2nd time in her life – I saved Yorda 🙂 I reacquainted myself with this fantastic little gem of a game and, after 8 hours 4 minutes and 36 seconds of play, I realised it was … Continue reading

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