Super Mario Balancing Games with Link System

Posted by  on April 2, 2021

Let’s take a look at the three Super Mario Balancing Games

The Super Mario Balancing Games, three sets of games from Epoch Games, Ground Stage, Underground Stage and Castle Stage. Each game consists of a two-story stage with four iconic Super Mario character pieces, and a dice. That’s a total of three stages and twelve characters.

Super Mario Balancing Game

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Astro Blaster: Sinclair ZX Spectrum April Review

Posted by  on April 1, 2021

Astro Blaster: April featured game

I remember playing Astro Blaster many years ago but it became one of those titles that I overlooked in recent times.

Astro Blaster SpectrumWatch out for space potatoes

I’m a member of a Sinclair Spectrum group on Facebook, The Spectrum Group UK, and they set seasonal challenges with a different game each week. The object of the challenge is usually to get the highest score amongst the members taking part. This week the game is Quicksilva’s 1983 title, Astro Blaster. Astro Blaster is a space shooter conversion from the SEGA arcade game of the same name.

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iPhone Ringtones, Retro Gaming and TV

Posted by  on March 25, 2021

I made some retro iPhone ringtones a while ago…

I posted some of these iPhone ringtones on the site before but I’ve since deleted the post. Since then I’ve made a few more so I decided to create a new post which I’ll periodically update when/if I create any more ringtones.


iPhone Ringtone

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My Top 5 Sinclair ZX Spectrum Games

Posted by  on March 17, 2021

Here’s a quick list of my Top 5 Sinclair ZX Spectrum Games

My first love in retro gaming is no secret. It’s my Sinclair ZX Spectrum. I thought I’d share my Top 5 Sinclair ZX Spectrum Games with the world.

Top 5 Sinclair ZX Spectrum Games

I had my first Spectrum back in 1986 when I was 10 years old. It was the Spectrum +2 with the built-in tape deck, the grey version. Actually, that’s not entirely true. My Dad initially bought me the 128K “Toast Rack” but it fried within 5 minutes of powering it up, consequently I didn’t even get to load a game on it. We returned it to Dixons (that’s a shop we used to have kids) and they had no more of that model in stock; so my Dad got me the +2. It’s the computer that set me off on my path to becoming a geek.

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CiT Connect Gaming Keyboard Phone Rest and USB Hub

Posted by  on March 16, 2021

CiT Connect Gaming Keyboard 7 Colour LED Phone Rest and USB Hub

My old Dell keyboard is getting a bit long in the tooth. I don’t like changing keyboards but I bit the bullet and ordered myself a CiT Connect Gaming Keyboard from

I love my Dell SK-8125 keyboard but, being almost 20 years old it’s starting to rattle a little and it can be unresponsive at times; even after a strip and clean. Therefore I decided it was time for a new keyboard.

After a bit of internet research I chose the CiT Connect Gaming Keyboard.

CiT Connect Gaming KeyboardCiT Connect Gaming Keyboard

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