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24 Apr 19
Once Upon A Time Book Reviews

Today I am thrilled to be sharing my review of Murder Unexpected the second book in the Kat and Mouse series by Anita Waller. This does contain a couple of spoilers from book one so do not continue reading this review if you haven’t read Murder Undeniable yet!

22 Apr 19
I ❤ Old Games!

Hello guys, This is the eighth entry of the [2019 with DOS games] column, a mini-compendium of the mandatory MS-DOS games ever released. For a big part of my life I’ve been a PC games player and I had tons of old games to play with back in the 90s. This is my homage to them. […]

21 Apr 19
Frank Parker's author site

Because of the limited on-board memory you had to create your spreadsheet from scratch, defining how many columns and lines you would need

21 Apr 19
I ❤ Old Games!

Hello guys, What’s the best day to celebrate history’s first Easter Egg than today? And what if the first Easter Egg turns 40 this year? Well, that’s a great combo! In 1979 from the genie of Warren Robinett, the gamers from all over the world got in touch for the first time with the first […]

21 Apr 19
Professional Moron

From DMA Design, who went on to create the Grand Theft Auto games (with a name change to Rockstar North), we today hark back to its Lemmings series. It ran from 1991-1994 and we remember it most fondly from a totally rad SNES outing in 1992. Let’s reminisce! Lemmings It may be obscure now, but […]

17 Apr 19
The Encyclopedia Of Atari Demos

People involved into the demoscene are not simply geeks in front of a screen… Ok we mostly *ARE* geeks but we also like to meet at times, have a drink and talk about demos and life. Such opportunities to meet IRL (understand “in real life“) are called demoparties. These meetings are usually organized over a […]

16 Apr 19
MSXBlog

De la mano de usebox.net nos llegará el próximo 15 de mayo un nuevo juego para nuestros MSX llamado Night Knight y cuya mecánica recuerda mucho a la de los clásicos plataformas de las compañías niponas más importantes de los ochenta. Detrás de Night Knight está Juan J. Martínez (@reidrac) quien ya ha trabajado con […]

16 Apr 19

A port of my very first platform game from the ZX Spectrum to the Amstrad CPC and on the way it has gained a proper name. While the first level is identical in layout to the Spectrum game, the move to the CPC provided a chance to relook at the code and improve what wasn’t […]

13 Apr 19
I ❤ Old Games!

Copyright: 1984 Release Date: April 1984 Developer: Atari Publisher: Atari Deisgner: Robert Vieira (Sound), Michael Kosaka (Graphics), Peter C. Niday (Programmer) Code: CX26110 Description Crystal Castles came out in the middle on the video game crash in 1983. The original game benefitted from the power of the arcade cabinetas and showed a polished and clean […]

11 Apr 19
Utopian United Kingdom

I'm conducting a report and am curious about what people think about TV's "Lord Sugar", founder of Amstrad and host of The Apprentice. Please share! eBay reps the UK proudly! ++ Original post here

10 Apr 19
Garethwillmer's Blog

Gaming With Autism I have been gaming since the late 1980,s and from the days of both the Sega Mega Drive and Nintendo Gameboy. However my first actually gaming machine wasn’t a console it was actually an Amstrad PCW8256. The first games i actually played and what got me into gaming was Sky War and […]

06 Apr 19
MSXBlog

Hace algo más de dos meses me llegó a casa un regalo cortesía de David @Tromax. Se trataba de una funda de tela de las que él mismo fabrica para proteger a nuestros equipos de la humedad, el polvo, la electricidad estática y los roces. Aprovecho la ocasión para agradecerle públicamente su gesto y de […]

06 Apr 19
Alan and Ros Collins

“I’m having lunch today with my editor,’ said Al with a bit of a smirk. It was way back in the dark, pre-digital age when editors travelled to talk with their authors and proofs came in big brown envelopes.  Barbara Ker Wilson, one of Australia’s most highly respected authorities on children’s literature, was commissioning editor […]

05 Apr 19
Retro Freak Reviews

WWF Wrestlemania is a wrestling game developed by Twilight and published by Ocean. It was originally released in 1991 for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum. It was re-released the following year for DOS.