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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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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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Top Ten Joysticks

Top Ten Joysticks

I find it funny that joysticks are kind of a relic of the past now. Kids these days don’t seem to even know what they are. Nowadays you mostly have things like gamepads, joypads, Wii controllers, touch screens and even gesture control, but you only…

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Books, Comics, Mags

Books, Comics, Mags

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Argos Catalogues

Argos Catalogues

rgos is a UK company that was formed in 1973. It is unique in the UK due to its ‘order and wait’ in-store shopping format, but for many UK residents it was its 6 monthly catalogue that really got us excited. In the run up…

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