Category Archives: Retrogaming

Atari: ‘Game Over’ documentary due for November release about the mass burial of videogames

This promises to be really awesome! You may recall about the Atari videogame burial site affair… “Atari E.T. Dig- Alamogordo, New Mexico (14036097792)” by taylorhatmaker – Atari E.T. Dig: Alamogordo, New Mexico. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons. … Continue reading

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Internet Archive now let us play vintage games (and browse computer software libraries too)

I love Internet Archive… and you’ll love it too! Why? Internet Archive has just opened, right for Christmas, the Console Living Room, a collection of vintage console games from the 1970s and 1980s. As of writing we can rely on … Continue reading

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Homebrew Computer Club turns to Kickstarter for reunion

November 11th: a historic event will take place, the Homebrew Computer Club reunion. Yes, the venerable old HCC is reuniting at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Thanks to a successuful Kickstarter campaign, at least 25 original members … Continue reading

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Why is 8-bit technology so important?

Nice post from Jason’s blog and a perfect question too: why is 8-bit technology so important these days? Simply put because it’s where we all come from! The most common 8-bit CPUs of the time included the Intel 8088 (used … Continue reading

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Game Story: an exhibition in Paris where videogames become art!

At last! Videogames are now considered as art, or at least – they’re allowed into museums along paintings, statues and modern art in any shape. Paris Game Story at Grand Palais, opening yesterday, is an exhibition – the first one, … Continue reading

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A Lego stop-motion masterpiece and a tribute to 8-bit videogames? Ask Rymdreglage!

Swedish group Rymdreglage (AKA Ninja Moped) has released a stunning video that’s both a tribute to 8-bit videogames – namely NES – and Lego stop-motion technique masterpiece. They did it in just 1,500 hours using tons of lego, patience and… … Continue reading

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Small arcade machine built from scratch

Did I mention I love MakeZine? Every now and then, they come up with some cool design involving MAME arcade emulator, some sort of retrogaming machine and, of course, a lot of DIY assembly. Sam built a tabletop arcade-alike that’s … Continue reading

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