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Just to catch up a little after a two-month gap: I have been busy. Mostly busy with life stuff (I’m still working full-time and studying full-time, which doesn’t leave me a lot of time for other things), but some of the work I’ve been doing will also hopefully lead to interesting news on this blog […]

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A look at Mark Sheeky (English version)

After transfering all my articles from Medium to this website, a few over here still remain untranslated, among them one about Mark Sheeky. Considering how nice Mark was about the original article, including giving his permission to use some of his artworks and his photo, it’s the least I can do to finally provide a […]

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Videos on PeerTube

As I’ve already mentioned on Mastodon, I have transferred all my videos to a PeerTube instance. (You can also find it in the sidebar from now on.) There are many reasons for this move, but also some possible drawbacks, which I would like to discuss now. Let’s start with the reasons: Firstly, the YouTube model […]

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Archive: The British gaming scene of the 80s

This was my first article specifically written for Medium in an attempt to find new channels for the results of my research. Since I’ve closed my account there, I’m moving the article to the Vintrospektiv homepage. The British scene The home computer and gaming scene of the 1980s in Great Britain was strikingly different from […]

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SUC-SESSION in English

A while ago I mentioned my “Adventure-Ecke” in the German Spectrum fanzine SUC-SESSION. Now that the second instalment is out, I would like to add that there is an English version of the magazine, which you can order for the same price (€ 4,50 for 3 PDF issues or € 23-29 for 3 printed issues). […]

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SUC-SESSION Adventure-Ecke

(This is about a German magazine, so it’s in German. Update: but there’s also an English version.) Gerade habe ich erfahren, dass vor ein paar Wochen Ausgabe 234 des Magazins SUC-SESSION herausgekommen ist. In dieser Ausgabe erscheint auch erstmals meine „Adventure-Ecke“, in der ich aktuelle Adventurespiele für den ZX Spectrum bespreche (diesmal: The Quest for […]

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