Posts Tagged ‘ZX Spectrum’

Rick Dickinson, ZX Spectrum designer, has passed away

Rick Dickinson, designer of a great number of the ZX Spectrum incarnations, from the ZX81 with its touch sensitive keyboard, through the ZX Spectrum with its rubber keyboard, the Sinclair QL’s casing, and now the forthcoming ZX Spectrum Next, has passed away. From his initial days at Sinclair Research and beyond, his work also included […]

The Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega – I love retro gaming, but…

The Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega is a Kickstarter-style attempt to resurrect the wonderful computer from the 1980s which gave me many a happy hour of gaming, the ZX Spectrum. However, while you can still buy those relatively cheaply, Retro Computers Ltd have got the backing from Sir Clive Sinclair himself to make a new-style version […]

The Story of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum – pre-order the book now!

The Story of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum is a new book for all fans of the computer, which visually charts the best games on the ZX Spectrum from 1982 onwards until the early ’90s. Each spread will contain a large iconic image of the game and be accompanied by artwork from the inlay, the game’s […]

Revival 2014: Remember… Relive… Revive…

Revival 2014 was the second year for this retro video gaming event, held on August 9th & 10th at Wolverhampton Racecourse, and after the immense amount of fun I had at last year’s inaugural event, I was even more excited for this one. With over 250 playable games at any one time, 50% additional floor […]

Revival 2013: Remember… Relive… Revive…

For those who weren’t there, Revival 2013 was the inaugural annual retro video gaming event, held on Saturday May 18th and Sunday May 19th at Wolverhampton Racecourse. It was sponsored by Ultimarc and brought to you by Retro Revival Events and their partners Tiga, UKVAC, Retro Computer museum, Retro Review, The Centre For Computing History […]

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