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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 14 – May 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 14 – May 1985

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 14…

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The beauty of retro video game maps

The beauty of retro video game maps

Back in the 80s, when you were stuck in a video game, you were pretty much stuck. There was of course no internet. You could try asking your friends, but they might just be as stuck as you. And when we did get gaming shows…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 13 – Apr 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 13 – Apr 1985

Here is the next thrilling instalment of my look at all the old Your Spectrum 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…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 12 – Mar 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 12 – Mar 1985

We’re now into the second half of my look at all the old Your Spectrum 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…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 11 Feb 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 11 Feb 1985

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 11…

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Rick Dickinson, ZX Spectrum designer – A Tribute

Rick Dickinson, ZX Spectrum designer – A Tribute

I was shocked and saddened to hear about the death of Rick Dickinson yesterday. Many will know him as the designer of the iconic ZX Spectrum computer in the 1980s, amongst other things. To be honest, I never knew Rick’s part in the Sinclair journey…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 10 Dec 1984

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 10 Dec 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 10…

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The most influential video games of all time

The most influential video games of all time

There was a time when children and adults had to make their own kind of entertainment. Board games, cards, riding bikes or playing football were popular of course. These were old standards until the invention of video games. The first games had their share of…

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Which are the Most Valuable Retro Video Games Ever?

Which are the Most Valuable Retro Video Games Ever?

Video games haven’t always been regarded as being high value collectible items. They tend not to age well, and titles that were considered revolutionary years ago can appear laughable to many people when compared to contemporary games. However, while there’s no shortage of retro video…

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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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