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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 08 Oct 1984

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 08 Oct 1984

I’m continuing my look through all the old Your Spectrum and Your Sinclair magazines 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…

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A Development in my Hunt for Information Around This Amazing 1979 London Transport Statue

A Development in my Hunt for Information Around This Amazing 1979 London Transport Statue

Following on from my previous post about this fantastic London Transport sculpture, I have a development. Firstly, to recap, I went to London as a child and one of the highlights for me was picking up a London Transport leaflet which had a photo of…

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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 06 Aug 1984

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 06 Aug 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 06…

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Arcade Games Meet Casino Games

Arcade Games Meet Casino Games

The gaming industry is one big group which has many offshoots. When a game is successful in one area, such as on the arcade floor, it is then often developed into a video game, a mobile game or a slot game for example. You can…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 05 July 1984

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 05 July 1984

As I explained in my first post about Old Spectrum Mags 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 05 from…

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Old Characters, New Toys

Old Characters, New Toys

What do Han Solo, Batman, Ms. Pac-Man and Jack Torrance from The Shining have in common? That’s right: they were all big in the 80s and are still popular today. But more than that, they’ve all existed in some form or another as toys, and…

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4 Things You Might Not Know Were First Invented in the 70s

4 Things You Might Not Know Were First Invented in the 70s

The 70s, 80s and 90s were a time of great innovation. If we think that today we’ve progressed so far, if we had to think about it, it’s only because of the discoveries that our forefathers made. So in spirit of gratitude, here are four…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 04

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 04

I continue my look at the old issues of the magazine Your Spectrum in the run up to the launch of the ZX Spectrum Next. Today we look at Issue 04 from June 1984. All images are taken from the Internet Archive. Here is the…

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