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VHS Preservation Project #9: Sega Saturn Magazine promo video

The Video Game VHS Preservation Project is an attempt to digitise as many video game VHS tapes as possible for the purposes of preservation. Click here for more information… 303 more words


What Can Old Computer Games Teach Us About Painting And Drawing From Imagination? - A Ramble

Well, for today, I thought that I’d talk about the differences between painting from imagination and painting from photographs/life etc.. This is mostly because I’ve found a brilliant computer game-related analogy for it that I want to share. 772 more words


[Features] Slot System

Today I’m going to Discuss the Slot System, which is Crucial to your Gameplay. I mean I would love to see someone (in the future) beat Invaders without using Novaxa. 152 more words


Arcade fame turns to infamy as Billy Mitchells record-setting Donkey Kong score is invalidated

The record-setting rating that resolved the Donkey Kong arcade rivalry, stimulated famous by the documentary The King of Kong , has been invalidated by Twin Galaxies, the… 1,528 more words


Atari 2600 - Mario Bros.

Headline: Two angry Italians punching air, and that’s a good thing. 399 more words

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My Life With... The Perils of Willy - Commodore VIC-20

Expanding my VIC-20 to 16K RAM was always going to be a hard sell to my parents. “This plug-in cartridge adds 16K RAM to your VIC’s memory, which allows you to write and use longer programs, store more data and increase your VIC’s capacity.” To an 11-year old equipped with his Ladybird How it Works… The Computer book and a couple of marathon type-in games under my belt, it all made perfect sense, but between Christmas 1983 and Christmas 1984, none of this really translated into parental justification!  736 more words

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