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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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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 20 – November 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 20 – November 1985

I’m still looking at old ZX Spectrum 8-bit computer magazines while I wait for my new ZX Spectrum Next to arrive. This time I’m looking at the penultimate issue of Your Spectrum, Issue 20 from November 1985. All images are taken from the ever-awesome Internet Archive. Here…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 19 – October 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 19 – October 1985

My look at old ZX Spectrum 8-bit computer magazines continues. This time we’re looking at the next issue of Your Spectrum, Issue 19 from October 1985. All images are taken from the ever-awesome Internet Archive. Here is the full magazine if you want to take a closer…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 18 – September 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 18 – September 1985

My look at old ZX Spectrum 8-bit computer magazines continues. This time we’re looking at the next issue of Your Spectrum, Issue 18 from September 1985. All images are taken from the ever-awesome Internet Archive. Here is the full magazine if you want to take…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 17 – August 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 17 – August 1985

Let’s continue my look at old ZX Spectrum 8-bit computer magazines and take a look at the next issue of Your Spectrum, this time from August 1985. All images are taken from the ever-awesome Internet Archive. Here is the full magazine if you want to…

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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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The Positive Impact of Retro Games

The Positive Impact of Retro Games

In the early to mid-1980s, the popularity of games like Super Mario, Pac-Man, and Space Invaders had every kid either talking about video games or obsessively playing them. A 1982 cover of Time magazine excitedly screamed that video games were blitzing the world. Children were…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 21 – December 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 21 – December 1985

For the past year or two, I’ve been slowly going through all the old issues of the Your Spectrum magazine in the run up to the launch of the ZX Spectrum Next. Funnily enough, in my first article about the Your Spectrum magazine, I mentioned…

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5 Main Differences Between Students in the 90’s And Today

5 Main Differences Between Students in the 90’s And Today

Students in the 90s lived a different life than modern students have now. Different interests, different fashions, and different technologies meant life in the 90s was a completely different experience. While modern students may be meeting dates and making friends through social media, students in the 90s…

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