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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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How technology is letting us relive our retro memories

How technology is letting us relive our retro memories

Gone are the days where the only way to satisfy your hunger for nostalgia was to look through old photo albums or smelling Play-doh. These days, technology is here to hold our hand and guide us through the door to yesteryear. It really is remarkable…

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Book Review: Acorn – A World in Pixels

Book Review: Acorn – A World in Pixels

I was recently sent a review copy of ‘Acorn – A World in Pixels‘ by Idesine. As a rule I only like reviewing stuff that I am genuinely interested in myself, but this one really did peak my interest. As ever with review copies of…

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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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