What Is This Site?

This site is dedicated to retro-gaming, particularly from the "casual gamer" perspective. I will provide you with step-by-step guides on installing and configuring emulators and environments for playing the old classic games, and give my own personal opinions and views on various games.

The guides are given for the Ubuntu Linux operating system, as that is my platform of choice, but typically the emulators used are multi-platform, and can be installed under Windows and Mac relatively easily.

Recent Reviews and News

Lack of Game Reviews

January 3, 2010

To those who might have read this blog, I just want to apologise for the lack of updates to this site. I've been working under (shudder) Windows for a while now, and I prefer running emulation under Linux.

However, it's a new year, and I'm back under my preferred operating system, so I should be abl…

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Addams Family for the Amiga

October 24, 2009

Today, I'm going to give a quick reviews of "Addams Family" on the Amiga.

Even though the idea of an Addams Family game screams adventure game (perhaps in the vein of Day of the Tentacle where you can switch between the characters), instead the offering here is your standard platform game. I have no…

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1942 for the Amiga

October 15, 2009

Today I'm going to review my first retro game - 1942 for the Amiga.

After booting up from the disk, you are greeting with an upbeat tune, and an acceptable logo screen for what is presumably the software package used to develop the game:

So far, I'm up-beat about the game. However, once the loading …

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Welcome

October 10, 2009

Welcome to my inaugural post of my retro-gaming website.

Over the lifespan of this site, I hope to provide a comprehensive set of step-by-step how-to guides for installing and setting up various emulators under Ubuntu Linux, and now and then give reviews of old games I've come across and played.

The…

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