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…

Backpack Buddies (Nintendo) currently in ALDI

Backpack Buddies displayed in ALDI.

I picked up some Nintendo Backpack Buddies from ALDI.

Backpack Buddies were not on the shopping list. The objective was to buy some bread rolls for my Daughter's lunch today, however continuing to look around the store the next aisle offered up some Nintendo imagery. The younger generation might be familiar with Backpack Buddies but,…

Royal Mail Video Games stamps

An above view of the various mounts for the video game stamps along with the presentation tin. Included game depictions are: -Micro Machines, Sensible soccer, Wipeout, Lemmings, Worms, Populous, Elite and Dizzy.

My Royal Mail "Video Games" stamps arrived this morning

Some weeks back Royal Mail announced they would publish a range of stamps celebrating classic UK-designed video games. I ordered the "Video Games Limited Edition Gamer Collectors Pack" because, quite frankly, I need that presentation case (it's really a tin so I'm going to call it…