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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 19 – October 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 19 – October 1985

Great advert. Great product name. These are pretty great deals! Quite a lot of discount for 1985. Check out the process above that you had to go through in order to claim the discount though! Long before the internet of course. I love reading breaking…

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Getting to know the factions in World of Warcraft Classic

Getting to know the factions in World of Warcraft Classic

In the classic WoW, the world on the live servers was different from the one you find today, as there have been so many story developments in the meantime. What was going on back then and which faction do you feel you belong to? From…

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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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5 websites for playing classic games

5 websites for playing classic games

Retro gaming is such a big deal that the UK’s postal service, the Royal Mail, has unveiled a stamp collection to acknowledge the classic titles designed in the UK in the 1980s and 90s. I’ll be reviewing them after they come out next week. The…

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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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5 Gaming Resolutions for 2020

5 Gaming Resolutions for 2020

New Year is a time that many of us try to set new resolutions for the year ahead. Some try to lose weight. Others try to read more. Often people want to try to curtail certain temptations, whether it’s a sneaky chocolate before going to…

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 16 – July 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 16 – July 1985

The long awaited Spectrum Next is hopefully coming out this month, so it’s time for me get back into taking a look at the last few issues of Your Spectrum magazine, to get back into a Speccy frame of mind, as explained in my first post…

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How to convert cassette tapes to digital

How to convert cassette tapes to digital

Many people grew up when cassettes were the ‘in thing.’ We also know that over time they simply disintegrate and fall apart. The sound quality was just ok, not too bad, but certainly not great. Saving those old cassettes means that you need to convert…

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My Thoughts on ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

My Thoughts on ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

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These recycled film strips are very cool

These recycled film strips are very cool

I’ve always liked when people repurpose old items into cool new things. I remember watching a programme back in the 80s called Low-Tech where a guy called Rick Ball used to make seats and plant pots out of rubbish basically. That was quite cool. I’ve…

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