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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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Quite simply: Then… now… wow! … and how?

My Raspberry Pi  is here! And I’m even more astonished than I thought I would be, I had to make a simple comparison; the picture below tells a thousand words about this remarkable little device. More to follow, after much … Continue reading

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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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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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