Thursday, May 31, 2018

Good Game Developer Channels on YouTube

The last few years has seen a crop of high quality game developer oriented channels on YouTube. I'm not talking about 'how do I do xxx' channels here... I'm talking about channels which spend time on game analysis and drilling deeper into game development companies and individuals. Here's a few you should watch...

Game Dev Underground
No Clip
Game Makers Toolkit

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Personal Computer World Issue 1 February 1978

A few years ago I inherited a couple of binders full of old computer magazines from my father-in-law. He was a radio HAM and was a keen computer enthusiast back in his day. What I found inside the binders were the first 20 issues of the UK computing magazine Personal Computer World... in mint condition.

In an effort to save these magazines from the ravages of time I'm going to scan them in and put them on here. This first post contains issue 1 from February 1978. If anyone finds this useful and would like me to scan the rest of them in please get in touch... from what I can tell this stuff isn't available anywhere else on the internet. My aim here isn't to abuse copyright or annoy anyone who was involved in the magazine... I'm putting this stuff here because it is important historical documentation about the birth of home computing. If anyone has any copyright issues please get in touch.


Backplate Musings

My original plan for the LINK_01... my first homebrew computer... was to ultimately have it built using a single PCB. But the more I think a...