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Retro toys and video arcades in Japan

Retro toys and video arcades in Japan

Japan has long since been a country I would love to visit. I’ve always been fascinated by the culture, the tradition and the creative and technical output of the country. Incredible samurai history, powerful martial arts, impressive electronic industries, beautiful manga and anime, and last…

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The Evolution and History of Online Gaming

The Evolution and History of Online Gaming

Since the appearance of the first video games in the 50s, gaming was an industry on a constant upward trajectory. As one of the most profitable entertainment industries on the planet, it certainly has an eventful and rich history. The evolution of this industry has…

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6 Things Students in the 90s Did Between Lessons When There Were No Smartphones

6 Things Students in the 90s Did Between Lessons When There Were No Smartphones

The world has changed in the past 30 years. Technology has considerably improved not only the lives of students but also of teachers and parents alike. If back in the 90s the combination of students with smartphones didn’t exist, nowadays you can’t find a student…

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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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My James Bond book and film challenge – and a Bond timeline

My James Bond book and film challenge – and a Bond timeline

James Bond, and the movies in particular, are a lot of things to different people, depending on which version of Bond you prefer. Exciting action movies, thrilling spy adventures, fantasy sci-fi, gritty dark thrillers, even fun campy pseudo-comedies at times. It’s all of those things…

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The new Retromash festive crossword is now live

The new Retromash festive crossword is now live

I’m proud to announce that this year’s Retromash festive crossword is now available for download. It has a movie theme and you can get more info about it, including the download file, from the link below. Have fun and good luck! Retromash Festive Crossword 2020

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Learning to Skateboard in my 40s – Part 3

Learning to Skateboard in my 40s – Part 3

My original plan was to write a blog post every month to document my skateboard progression, but real life has gotten in the way of that. Gotten in the way of writing the blog posts, not in the way of skateboarding. So instead, here is…

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Retrogaming – Where to begin

Retrogaming – Where to begin

In an age where many people are discovering video games through their children, or the younger generations are wanting to learn more about video game history, let’s take a back to basics look at the history video game industry. Video Games have come a long…

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Some of the greatest ever retro sports stars

Some of the greatest ever retro sports stars

One thing that has been ever present across the last few decades has been sport. Technologies evolve and trends change but sport has always been there. Sports fandom can be as strong as family bonds to some people. The passion and the support can go…

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New Jersey’s pop culture references

New Jersey’s pop culture references

I’ve been getting back into the NFL in a big way this year and as a result I learnt one interesting bit of information: there is only one NFL team that plays in New York State. And it’s not the Giants or the Jets. It’s…

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