Dizzy: Prince of the Yolkfolk was the 6th adventure game made by Code Masters for the old 8-bit computers like the ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 and the Amstrad CPC. It was later released on 16 bit computers such as the Amiga (pictured), Atari ST and a DOS platform on PC. I first encountered the game in a box … Continue reading RDP: Prince of the Yolkfolk
A class you wish you would have taken? I wish I had taken up a Computer Programming course at the very least, but considering the limitations of the Computer room at my secondary school I have a feeling my programming knowledge would be pure 1980s computer science. A bit of a concern considering that I … Continue reading Share Your World 13th August 2018
Back in my school days, particularly between years 5 and 8 (ages 10-13) I fancied myself as a scribe and would fill up excercise books up with various stories about... well anything... I think at one point I even wrote a "Carry On" about an inventor and his hapless lab assistant, though it wouldn't have … Continue reading I Am Sure It Would Have Made Sense at the Time.
After a small break from the live music scene for various reasons, namely distance and road works, Sunday marked my return to the Chicago Swing Katz in Meole Brace. Now in the mean time the Brooklands has under gone a change of management/owner ship and to ring in the changes a new name has been … Continue reading Bits n Bobs
I've not really done a lot these last few weeks except feel tired a lot, as I said to Sian, when did I become the guy likes to have a half hour nap on his lunch break? I must be getting old. My sleeping patterns a bit off too and I seem to have permanent … Continue reading Passing the Time with Godot
Those of us Brits whose childhood was mostly in the 1980s and were owners of the old 8 bit computers such as the ZX Spectrum, the Amstrad and the good old Commodore 64, will no doubt be very aware of this little fellow. The those of you unfamiliar with Dizzy I suggest you tootle across … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Panic
Was there a toy or thing you always wanted as a child, during the holidays or on your birthday, but never received? Tell us about it. Hmm, tricky. The only one I can think of is the original 8 Bit NES console when I was younger. I loved computer games and in some sense was … Continue reading My Head is Spinning…