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7 Legendary Game Features Invented by Accident

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Watch the Video Now, I'm not Larry Bundy Jr, so don't expect dazzling research to be presented to you here. But these are recent gaming facts I found out, and as I didn't really know most of them, I thought I'd compile them into a video and share them in case there's a gem of [...]

How PC Memory Evolved

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I'm pretty sure that some things I find utterly compelling, most people just couldn't give a nat's arse about, and this is one of those things. PC memory has followed a long and winding path, with numerous updates, revisions, speed increases and oddities, and it's all these things combined which make the story an interesting [...]

GBR Thrifts, Ep. 4

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Now, although GBR Thrifts episode 4 was published a while back. I'm finally getting round to publishing everything to the Nostalgia Nerd blog, so forgive me if you've seen these episodes. GBR Thrifts is a very British take on thrifting, and indeed it's only called "thrifting" as a nod to LGR Thrifts, which gave me [...]

Doom Clones – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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Do you remember when DOOM emerged onto the PC? I certainly do. It was a cold winter's evening in December 1993, when my eyes were almost burned out of their sockets. How was this possible? Were these TV presenters taking me for a laugh? It was like you could step into another world, without even [...]

7 Obscure 80s Toys

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Watch the Video You could argue that most toys from the 80s are pretty obscure, but in this episode, I've isolated 7 particular toys which I consider strange or obscure, and most likely, you've forgotten entirely about them. Join me on this voyage of 1980s toys. Subscribe to Nostalgia Nerd on Youtube Ahhhh, the 80s... [...]

FPS Shooter Evolution

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Watch the Video From the 1973 Maze Wars on the Imlac PDS-1, through to The Phantom on the Dragon 32, MIDI Maze on the Atari ST and finally where things took off with Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, Quake all the way up to present day. Join me on this epic first person shooter evolution perspective, showing [...]

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