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Play:Expo - Manchester 2014

We had an absolute blast in Manchester last weekend and Play:Expo just keeps getting bigger and better with each year passing. There was so much to see and do at this year’s event and a welcome distraction  between mammoth rounds of pinball and arcade stick waggling. 33 more words

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A Gamer History Lesson: When advances in graphics really mattered

A couple of days ago, I wrote about the the state of graphics in games, and how all of the resolution & frame rate debates are mostly just silly. 637 more words

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Arcade heaven at Play:Expo

This weekend it’s the big one….well, in retro gaming terms that is rather than Skynet finally getting his or her way. Play:Expo is just a day away and in a few hours myself and my good lady will be driving to Manchester for a day of R&R (and shopping) prior getting ones game on from Saturday morning. 66 more words

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More Commodore CD32 emulation fun.

The guys at http://unofficial-cd32-ports.blogspot.co.uk/ rounded off their month long release of CD32 conversions a few days ago with one motherload of a compilation containing a whopping 160 Amiga games. 274 more words

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My MAME cabinet gets a PC upgrade.

So I’m off work this week finishing off the last room in the house and after applying the last coat of paint on the ceilings yesterday, it was time to do the walls today.   272 more words

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Conflicts and Conundrums: Confessions of a Former Software Pirate

I work with some very talented and passionate engineers at a smallish software company and can see the effects of piracy first hand. There are so many things that we would love to do to improve and expand our products, but as with every company, are limited by resources. 1,612 more words

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Testing my CD32 gamepad with Win-UAE.

There’s been a great deal of activity within the Commodore CD32 camp this September, and the release of converted Amiga games being published each day.  So far, the releases include popular titles like Cannon Fodder, Flashback, Skidmarks and Monkey Island 2 to name but a few and today’s release is the stunning Lionheart. 569 more words

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