Monthly Archives: February 2018

World of Next

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Great news for all current and future owners of the Spectrum Next with the launch of a new website that aims to create a central database and repository for software released on Spectrum Next. “World of Next” has been created by a collaboration of the administrators of the “Spectrum for Everyone” Facebook group, which recently celebrated its first…

Retro History – Tennis for Two

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  What does the Manhattan Project, nuclear nonproliferation and a ballistics computer all have in common? Surprisingly, they are the forerunners of every video game ever made. Ask most people who invented video games and you may get a wide variety of answers; non-gamers would likely say it was Nintendo, most retrogamers might say it was…

C64 Music Medleys a la Symphony Orchestra

 

As you can probably guess, we do like our gaming music and today is no exception.

After sharing a fantastic arrangement of Wizball and the PPoT remix of an Outrun classic, today it is time to roll out the big guns.

We have two medlies of C64 tunes for you to enjoy, but these are extra special as they are being played by symphony orchestras in real concert halls. To say this is amazing does not do it justice  – it’s proper hairs on the back of the neck stuff. Enjoy!

Collectors Corner – Bo Zimmerman

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  Being part of the retro gaming community has really opened my eyes to some of the amazing collections and collectors. Occasionally there are collections that really need to be highlighted to a wider audience. Once such person is Bo Zimmerman from Texas, a member of the Facebook group “Retro for Show” who recently posted some…

Press Play on Tape – Magical Sound Shower

 

If you take the best C64 revival band and mix liberally with an absolute classic tune from the arcades, what do you get?

Easy, one of the best remixes of Outrun’s classic Magical Sound Shower you will ever hear.

 

Prototype Retro Projects

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We like to keep a keen eye open for interesting projects that may not have had much exposure. Today is no exception as bring you two teams that have some cool prototypes up and running. First we bring you the Yellowstone prototype Apple Disk controller. One thing that has always frustrated Apple II owners is…