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  1. American Coco Bandicoot Beanie Plush

    Following on from my entry about Crash Bandicoot, yesterday, here's Crash's sister, the computer geek, Coco Bandicoot.

    Unlike Crash, Coco here is a beanbag plush made for the US market. These became available in the UK in the early summer of 1999. It was still a time when game-related plushes tended to be mostly made for the Japanese market, so even though there had been a few Western-specific plushes, and even some made specifically ...

    Updated 4th June 2014 at 18:27 by NinjaRabbit

  2. IBM Model M Mechanical Keyboard - It's a Pixel THING - Ep.#50

    I've managed to grab a 1989 IBM Model M mechanical keyboard in pretty good shape! Let's clean it up and get it ready to rock n roll!

    IBM Model M Mechanical Keyboard - It's a Pixel THING - Ep.#50
  3. Its back

    Having purchased a second A1200 to fulfil my plan of having one in the summerhouse for games etc, I sent the new motherboard off to TheCorfiot in Wales for some work, namely:
    recap the board (of course), reinforce the power lines to the floppy drive power connector, remove the RF modulator, and add some power connections off the PSU plug so I could run power to the DVD drive and fans. I also asked for timing fixes as neither my B1260 or ACA1221 would boot with the new motherboard. I also ...

    Updated 10th December 2015 at 11:20 by CrazyC

  4. A brief History of my Computers and Video Games Consoles


    I thought I'd test out the new Blog feature of Amibay sharing one of the articles from my Blog -

    Ive been hooked on Computers and Video Games for years, but where did it all start? Well my first Console was an Atari 2600, probably circa 1985. Hooked up to our living room TV I used to love paying Centipede, Asteroids and Space Invaders Id have been about 6 years old at the time.

    A few years later my Stepdad moved in ...

    Updated 12th April 2014 at 13:53 by fitzsteve

  5. Taming Ikaruga: Chapter 1-2

    Right, had to post this up because I'm actually really pleased with this stage. I know they're only mini stages all of like 30 seconds, but I've never played shoot em ups really so it's quite a learning curve. I'm also a creature of habbit, so it's going to have to complete memorisation of when to switch and what to shoot when. I'm starting to feel a bit more comfortable which gives me a feeling of having more time to get into position before enemies start to fire, which is kinda of invaluable really. ...