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The home computer revolution, aided by the cassette

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The home computer revolution, aided by the cassette

It’s hard to imagine the Commodore 64, or any home computer of the 70s and 80s, without its trusty cassette recorder. The cassette was for most of us the cheapest and in the beginning surely the only way of safeguarding our hours and hours of typing in of listings from magazines. And who doesn’t remember […]

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An unexpected link

Most readers will know that I’m a “bit” of a collector when it comes to all things Commodore. It was not the first computer I owned though. No, the first “real” computer I owned, well it was actually a games console, was the Philips Videopac. As a kid I’d play for hours and hours on […]

Retro Game Fair, The Netherlands

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Retro Game Fair, The Netherlands

After last month’s Retrogaming Fair in Belgium, it was this time of to the Netherlands I went, accompanied by good friend and retro enthusiast Sven to the We arrived shortly after the opening and it was already a full-house.  One main hall and three smaller halls awaited us with boxes full of retro gaming goodies. A lot […]