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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 […]

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CHESSmate vs. Videopac C7010

Next to my passion for everything that is Commodore, I also collect all things Videopac. This was actually my very first computer (well, it’s a console really, as doing anything else than just selecting game options with the keyboard is pushing it… although it was marketed as more than just another console) and hence I’m very […]

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 […]

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Finding hidden gems

Last Saturday, on my way to the beach with the family, I decided to stop in Ghent at “Flanders Expo”, where a big fair of all things retro and vintage was taking place.  It was organized by the “Kringwinkel” (those are shops that sell second hand stuff for really cheap prices) and this year the theme was […]