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Things to watch out for when buying retro items on eBay

Things to watch out for when buying retro items on eBay

The internet is undoubtedly a great place for getting bargains. You can often get money off items if you buy them online instead of on the high street. Prices are often lower due to lower overheads and economies of scale. And If you look hard…

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A Quick Guide to Getting into Gaming

A Quick Guide to Getting into Gaming

Are you looking to get into gaming? It can be a daunting area for those who don’t have experience of it. The video game industry is expanding at an alarming rate, and many video games these days command as much respect as the latest films…

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Retromash Festive Crossword 2019

Retromash Festive Crossword 2019

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Why Aren’t The Lost Vikings Still With Us?

Why Aren’t The Lost Vikings Still With Us?

There are some games from the past that appear to be ripe for a comeback, aren’t there? Among these is the classic puzzle-platform romp called The Lost Vikings. This title was produced by Silicon & Synapse, which is now known as Blizzard Entertainment. With a…

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My mixed feelings about the Ready Player One movie

My mixed feelings about the Ready Player One movie

**************** SPOILER WARNING **************** **************** SPOILER WARNING **************** **************** SPOILER WARNING **************** When I walked out of the cinema having just watched Ready Player One I had mixed feelings. I’ve read the book twice and the film is very different from the book. It’s a…

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Great retro board games

Great retro board games

Board games seem to be becoming more popular again at the moment, which is great to see. As a parent of young children, and someone who therefore doesn’t get to go out on the town as much as I used to, I’ve found myself playing…

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Retro quiz shows that live on in different ways

Retro quiz shows that live on in different ways

There were so many quiz shows back in the 80s that I absolutely loved watching. They were a big part of my TV schedule when I was younger. Particularly the list below, but also loads more. Sadly most of them had to come to an…

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Top Ten Eggs

Top Ten Eggs

As it’s Good Friday I thought it would be good to start Easter Weekend with a Top Ten of Eggs in pop culture. I thought it might be hard but there’s actually more than you think. What a classic TV show. Batshit crazy. The intro…

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These 1982 televisions could answer you back

These 1982 televisions could answer you back

…at least that’s how PYE advertised them in the 1982 Spring Argos catalogue. The advent of Teletext was an incredible thing. “Teletext is the name given to a new information service transmitted FREE OF CHARGE together with the normal television signal. A Teletext T.V. is…

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Rubik’s Cube

The classic, iconic 80s toy.

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