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Lots happening with me at RetroCollect right now, I have published a fun article remembering my schooldays and the illicit swap circles we used to run in, passing games on tape around like normal kids would pass sweets. Things were different back then, we didn’t know any better!  You can read the article here. Read the rest of this entry »


Arcade Memories: Star Wars

Its been a while coming, but my first article of 2014 was published today on the mighty Retro Collect. It takes you on a journey back to 1983 when I was just a slip of a lad at 14. Star Wars was one of my faves and I could not resist it if I saw it in an arcade, I knew I would be 20p lighter.

The article can be found by clicking this link, I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it!


This looks to be a very exciting year for me. I am already signed up to attend this years London Anime and Gaming Con in February. I will be going along with RetroCollect, hanging out on their stand and hopefully getting some retro game action in as well as getting some *ahem* serious writing done. Read the rest of this entry »

The end of 2012, and beyond

Have you ever cleaned out your loft/garage/cellar?

It feels like its never going to end, halfway through you are covered in dirt surrounded with chaos that began as ‘organised stacking’ and has now degenerated into semi frantic piles all under the heading ‘Misc’. Read the rest of this entry »

A new venture?

This is exciting!

I have been thinking of this project for a very long time. Regular readers and close friends will know of my adoration of ‘proper’ videogame arcades, and my horror at their slow but steady demise. Read the rest of this entry »

Down to my last life

Sadly, the type of video game arcade I grew up with is going extinct very quickly. Read the rest of this entry »

Out with a Cobra

A trip back in time for this article as I relive my very misspent youth trying to become the space trading Don of the galaxy. Read the rest of this entry »