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The Retro Station - gaming fun for all in Cannock

Our editor Stuart Williams was lucky enough to be invited to check out a new but increasingly popular retro gaming event with a modern edge in Cannock last Saturday. 739 more words


Weird Retro Mumblings: Sonic the Hedgehog on Game Gear was Strange

This post is in response to the most excellent Ian Shepard of Adventure Rules as part of their Charming & Open blogging community event

I think I’ve mentioned before that I’m super into the community aspects of blogging, it really is one of the best parts of putting together these posts and I’m lucky enough to be brushing shoulders with some excellent like-minded people (although diverse in gaming habits and tastes) who take the time and courage to throw community events out there and cause a storm. 1,064 more words


My Life With... Dungeon Master - Atari ST

In 1987, aged fifteen, I was skirting perilously close to being 100% nerd. All the elements were there – the shy boy that was still considerably shorter and younger looking than a lot of his classmates; a love of thrash and death metal, the unexplained, horror, The Hobbit, Fighting Fantasy books and 2000AD. 656 more words


Growing Up Gaming - The Beginning

As most of my friends can tell by the giddiness I have when we fire up the MAME cabinet, I absolutely love retro gaming. The time when games weren’t about how good the graphics were and the definition of “pay to play” was to put a quarter in the slot. 686 more words

Crippled Crow

Level 18: The game chasing safari. 

It’s been a while since my last post because I took some time off to get married, change jobs, etc but I’ve still been hunting in my limited free time. 718 more words

Retro Gaming

Gone Games - Freedom Fighters (2003)

In this new series, we will look at games that have gone from existence. Why they were so good and why they need to be renewed. 988 more words