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The ZX Spectrum Next: A new Spectrum computer gets Kickstarted

The ZX Spectrum Next: A new Spectrum computer gets Kickstarted

I’m a big supporter of Kickstarter. I’ve backed several projects on there. Mostly books but occasionally other things. The ZX Spectrum Next project which launched today is probably the one that I have been most excited about though. At the time of writing this blog…

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Mean Machines

Name: Mean Machines Publisher: EMAP Year: 1990 Country of origin: UK Category: Books, Comics, Mags Tags: computer magazines Notes: Mean Machines was a short-lived multi-format video game magazine in the UK which was published between 1990 and 1992. The magazine actually started as a section…

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Game Zone

Name: Game Zone Publisher: Dennis Publishing Year: 1991 Country of origin: UK Category: Books, Comics, Mags Tags: computer magazines Notes: I can’t find too much information about this mag online but I still have at least 6 issues myself from back in the day. I’m…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 09 Nov 1984

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 09 Nov 1984

My look through all the old Your Spectrum and Your Sinclair magazines continues, in the run up to the ZX Spectrum Next launch (as explained before in my first post about Old Spectrum Mags). Here’s my look at the highlights of Your Spectrum Issue 09…

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What retro goodies would I spend a lottery win on

What retro goodies would I spend a lottery win on

I’m the kind of guy who daydreams a lot. I just enjoy daydreaming and thinking ‘what if’ sometimes. Quite often I wonder what I would spend my money on if I had a cash windfall. It’s fun and can be a bit of an escape….

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 07 Sep 1984

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 07 Sep 1984

As explained before in my first post about Old Spectrum Mags that I’m going through all the old Your Spectrum and Your Sinclair magazines in the run up to the ZX Spectrum Next launch. Here’s my look at the highlights of Your Spectrum Issue 07…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 01

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 01

For those of you who don’t know, the eagerly awaited ZX Spectrum Next is due to come out in the next couple of months or so. This is the next generation of Spectrum computers and all things point to it being extremely good. It has…

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My Retrogaming History

My Retrogaming History

I’ve enjoyed reading/listening to other people’s posts/podcasts about their gaming history so I thought I would write mine. Particularly after just attending Revival Events this past weekend where it really struck me how different everyone’s gaming backgrounds were. It just highlights how rich the world…

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Display and storage tips

Display and storage tips

One thing that always ends up being a challenge to any adult collector is storage space. Money obviously is a big factor too but there’s always ways to get some stuff really cheaply from car boot sales or charity shops etc. But, unless you live…

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What I Would Want in my Retro Man Crate

What I Would Want in my Retro Man Crate

I was recently asked by Man Crates to write a post about what I would want in my retro man crate. They’ve got some pretty cool gift ideas on their site and a retro one obviously caught my imagination. So here goes with my Top…

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