Well, it’s the final post in this restoration, which means, we are either going to be playing Centipede, by the end of this, or, a partly working cab will be hitting the market place…. Read on to find out… If you haven’t been following this resto, and/or you just want to catch up on the […]Read more "ATARI CENTIPEDE RESTORATION – PART 5: THE FINAL MUSHROOM…"
Welcome back everyone. With winter on the back foot, temperatures on the up and lockdown still, well, locking us down, what better a time, to get back into fixing up this cabinet. If you haven’t been following this resto, and you want to catch up on the work so far, then click here Atari Centipede […]Read more "ATARI CENTIPEDE RESTORATION – PART 4: IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS…"
To Have or To Hold (’til Ebay do part)….. As a 40 something gamer, console and computer gaming has been a part of my life since as far back as I can remember. From the early days of handheld gaming, the infiltration of households by the then great Atari, the Sega/Nintendo, Spectrum/Commodore playground wars, the advent […]Read more "To Have or to Hold (’til EBay do part)…."
Welcome back everyone, thought I would try and get this segment written and out before the Christmas break and the ensuing chaos commences. As you can see, I did not manage this after all. Oh well. As always if you are new here, thank you for stopping by and if you wish to catch up […]Read more "ATARI CENTIPEDE RESTORATION – PART 3: MORE WOODWORKING"
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 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"