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The first computer or console you played – remembering yesteryear’s gaming…

10 print "ZX Spectrum was awesome!" 20 goto 10... Time to go back a few years. Well four decades in fact, it was late December 1984, that time the man in the red suit and white fluffy beard appeared with toys of total epic (Optimus Prime) proportions. Band Aid, Wham! and Frankie Goes To Hollywood … Continue reading The first computer or console you played – remembering yesteryear’s gaming…

Reach for the stars.

Microsoft buzzwords, 30 frames per second and low setting…

Reach for the stars... There you have it, Starfield confirmed to be running at 30 frames per second on Xbox Series S and X. Already the armchair critics are tapping and bashing on screen and keyboard, arguing over a game that has not yet released. I read a comment that went, "I never want to … Continue reading Microsoft buzzwords, 30 frames per second and low setting…

Nathan Drake, Kitty got wet!

Gaming retrospective 2007…

50,000 people use to live here... As we approach the time when the gaming world would normally be waiting with bated breath for E3, absorbing, analysing and arguing over every leak and tidbit that found its way to the social cesspit that begins with., I thought it would be nice to take a trip down … Continue reading Gaming retrospective 2007…

Alto's Odyssey

Gaming on the go…

Carry On Wayward Son... So it began - the long coach journey to London, to lose my Capital virginity hoping that someone would not cause an accident by driving like a Riddick (on phone and being two inches away from the vehicle in front) on any of the motorways that took me and the family … Continue reading Gaming on the go…

Out of Office.

Gone fishing… Not really gone sightseeing…

So without putting any holiday songs into your head, especially from a certain Queen of Pop from four decades ago, I'll just say me and the soon to be wife are heading South to see some sights. If they let us in is a different matter... So my friends it will be rather quite around … Continue reading Gone fishing… Not really gone sightseeing…