Amiga A1200 new housings Kickstarter campaign
Aug13

Amiga A1200 new housings Kickstarter campaign

There have been quite a few ‘new housing for vintage computer/console’ Kickstarter campaigns of late but this one caught our attention because it dares to be a little bit different. Let me elaborate… With less than a week to go at the time of writing this particular campaign by Philippe Lang is to produce new Amiga A1200 housings from new molds in a range of colours. Unlike previous campaigns such as for the KS64C...

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The Story of the Commodore 64 in Pixels Kickstarter launches!
Jul13

The Story of the Commodore 64 in Pixels Kickstarter launches!

Following on from his highly successful series of ‘in Pixels’ books on the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Chris Wilkins, founder of Fusion Retro Books has now turned his attention to it’s playground rival; the Commodore 64. After the success of the books I have done the ZX Spectrum, it was only right that I turned to the beige competitor and I look forward to making this well-loved 8-bit a friend again over the coming months....

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The Story of the Commodore 64 in Pixels Kickstarter campaign
Jul10

The Story of the Commodore 64 in Pixels Kickstarter campaign

We are proud to be supporting Chris Wilkins and Fusion Retro Books with the imminent Kickstarter campaign for his latest title ‘The Story of the Commodore 64 in Pixels’. This book follows on from his highly successful series of books on the ZX Spectrum and will be a great addition to any retro gamer’s book shelves. Check out the launch video below and be sure to check out the Kickstarter page when the campaign...

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The Story of the ZX Spectrum in Pixels Volume 2 by Chris Wilkins – review
Jun20

The Story of the ZX Spectrum in Pixels Volume 2 by Chris Wilkins – review

Never since the actual release of the ZX Spectrum in 1982, has there been a better time to be a fan of this great British microcomputer. With new hardware releases such as the DivMMC, Just Speccy 128 and Spectranet, our humble little machine has been dragged kicking and beeping into the 21st century. Partial responsibility for this recent resurgence has to be given over to the amount of ink spilt in the Spectrum’s name in the...

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Lego ideas: ZX Spectrum minicomputer
May10

Lego ideas: ZX Spectrum minicomputer

Now here’s an idea. A range of 80s micro computers in Lego form. Sound good? Well it could be reality if enough people vote for them on the Lego Ideas site. This particular range by user ‘Fbsarts’ has been joined by my personal favourite 80s micro, the ZX Spectrum. A little, teeny weeny Lego Speccy. How can this not get voted for? You can register and vote by visiting the Lego Ideas site...

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The Legend of Zelda a Link to the Past live map
Apr29

The Legend of Zelda a Link to the Past live map

Ever fancied exploring a live map of The Legend of Zelda a Link to the Past from within your browser? The guys over at JADSDS engine have created Link’s world in stunning detail, including Link himself, other NPCs and enemies all wondering around the map. There is no gameplay involved but if you ever wanted to wile away some time, this zoomable map may just fit the bill. I can see entire countries losing millions in lost...

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