Welcome back readers. Do I have an update for you. That’s not a question, I really do, and it’s a good one. So, get settled in and read on. As always, if you missed the start of this restoration story, then you can catch up HERE, before reading on. For those that are up to […]Read more "ATARI ASTEROIDS COCKTAIL RESTORATION – PART 3"
Welcome back readers. Things are moving apace, not something I ever thought I would write on here, so without any delay, let’s read on. If you missed the start of this restoration story, then you can catch up here, before reading on. For those ready to go, grab a brew, get comfy and prepare to […]Read more "ATARI ASTEROIDS COCKTAIL RESTORATION – PART 2"
Hi everyone and thanks for stopping by, again. Once more things have gotten a little busy in real life stuff, which has put the brakes on the fun stuff a little, but, where time has allowed, I have been tinkering away with the restoration of my Atari Asteroids Cocktail cabinet. You can read more about […]Read more "Atari Asteroids Cocktail Restoration – Part 1"
Hi guys and welcome back. As promised (*read ‘hoped’), I have managed to keep the momentum going with this build, I think through a mix of being reinvigorated along with some, much needed, days off work. It’s not quite there, but it’s close. In fact it is so close I can smell those Grunts, running scared…. […]Read more "ROBOTRON CABARET SCRATCH BUILD – PART 7."
Well, well, what have we here? It’s only a long overdue Robotron update. For those that have waited tolerantly for this next installment, I can only say ‘thank you’, you have the patience of Simon Templar, himself. For those that have randomly stumbled across this blog for the first time having googled to try and find an […]Read more "ROBOTRON CABARET SCRATCH BUILD – PART 6."
Hi guys and welcome back. My it has been a while, a long, long, while since my last update, almost 5 months to be exact. So what has been going on? Well, a lot, I guess, just not so much of the fun stuff. Life gets busy, work and family, simply eat up spare time […]Read more "New Year Resolutions – 2019."
Hi guys. After a very busy summer, it is time to share my progress, and see if my garage is still a garage or looking more akin to a proper man cave and games room. Is it finished? Well, let us see. Grab a brew, get comfy, there’s a bit to cover. Let’s quickly recap […]Read more "GARAGE TO GAMES ROOM – Part 2"
Hi everyone and thanks for coming back to read over what I have been up to. I have written previous posts in the past about attending arcade events, both of my NERG 2016 and PLAY Glasgow 2017 write-ups can be found by clicking on the links, but despite attending other events since then, I held back on […]Read more "North East Retro Gaming 2018"
Hi guys. Today I wanted to start writing up how I went about turning my garage into a games room. My intention is for this to assist those wanting to, or thinking about doing the same, but at the same time, not going into too much detail, to get bogged down, and anyone wanting further […]Read more "Garage to Games Room"
Hi everyone and thanks for dropping by again. Today I am going to recount a recent road trip, north, to Glasgow and the adventure that unfolded in front of me leading to a most unexpected, yet very welcomed surprise. But first, we need to set the scene…. It was a Friday, in mid-May and I […]Read more "An Arcade Road Trip – Way up North…"