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The Dragon 32

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Subscribe to Nostalgia Nerd on Youtube Dragon. A legendary creature, typically scaled or fire-spewing, with serpentine, reptilian or avian traits. A mythical beast, rarely seen, but often talked about in folklore and tales of heroism. To all intents and purposes, the story isn't much different for the Dragon 32 home computer. Announced by Dragon Data [...]

George Foreman’s KO Boxing

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Watch the Video George Foreman's KO Boxing has a strange history. It started out being called James "Buster" Douglas Knockout Boxing in North America when it was released alongside the Master System II. Over in the UK, Europe and Brazil, it was renamed George Foreman's KO Boxing and in more recent times it's known as [...]

Who Dares Wins II ZX Spectrum

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Watch the Video Who Dares Wins 2 for the ZX Spectrum is an overhead combat game involving you, a lone soldier, blowing the living hell out of a plethora of enemy troops, units, planes, tanks, trains... you name it. Subscribe to Nostalgia Nerd on Youtube When I think back to my 8 bit engulfed youth, [...]

Outrun is 30: A Retrospective

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Watch the Video 30 Years since Outrun first appeared in our arcades. Can you believe that? Well, this video might help you wade through that timeline, and if your youth was anything similar to mine, you may have played quite a few home ports of this sensational game Subscribe to Nostalgia Nerd on Youtube You're [...]

How to Make a C64 Game in Basic

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Programming was something most 80s kids had - if they owned a home computer at least. It was the default landing space when you turned on your machine, and so learning it was almost mandatory, and obviously pretty exciting. With the layers of GUI and hidden code we have now, it's harder for the average [...]

Spectrum Games Top 7

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Watch the Video This video is about ZX Spectrum Games. But it feels a good day to remind ourselves of a time when Britain was united, exciting and accepting of the new digital computer era. A time when the Sinclair ZX Spectrum was the home computer king, and the extensive software library ensured that there [...]

Sinclair ZX81 Retospective

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Watch the Video The Sinclair ZX81 (or the Timex 1000 as it was sold in the USA), is in many ways, the father of the home micro computer scene. Although it wasn't the first machine Sinclair released, it was certainly the one to achieve significant success and make a massive impact on the lives of [...]

What are Loading Bands For?

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Watch the Video Loading Screens, and loading bars; it's a question which plagued my mind for many years. Why, when loading games from audio tape or cassette software do many home computers display horizontal raster bars on screen in varying colours? Why don't we have a picture of a little guy landing on the moon? [...]

Dragon 32

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Nintendo Gameboy

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