Category Archives: Retrogaming

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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