Bomb Jack: The Board Game (a COVID Lockdown project)

Bomb Jack

With COVID Lockdown still in full effect I decided to make "Bomb Jack: The Board Game"

During this lockdown we've played our board games A LOT. It's no secret that I've always liked Bomb Jack, specifically the Spectrum and Arcade versions. Three things have driven me to make Bomb Jack: The Board Game: - I needed…

COVID 19 and my top 5 isolation games

An old style two button joystick with a red, spherical handle and two red buttons on a black base.

COVID 19: Slowest. Apocolypse. Ever.

I hope this finds you safe and well during these unusual circumstances. COVID 19 isolation has given me some much treasured time with the family (minus my eldest who is isolating with my Mum). We played board games. We played Wii games. Family time is great but being together 24/7…

Grandstand Invader from Space LED Game

Invader from Space: Image shows the bottom right section of the unit containing the power switch, a level selection button and the start button. Toward the centre is the fire button and directly underneath a left/right toggle switch for movement of the player's ship.

I spotted this Grandstand "Invader from Space" game

Grandstand "Invader from Space" is a tabletop LED game dating back 40 years to 1980. Four 'AA' batteries power the unit or, alternatively, the Grandstand 5. 5V@300mA power adapter (or an equivalent power pack) sold separately. The game, licensed to Grandstand, is a copy of Epoch's "Invader…