Retro Reaction #57.4 It was Annoying The First Time

Sometimes in gaming you will run into a console doing something you don’t think it should. You may think it is a design flaw. Sadly it isn’t. For example in a modern era of gaming when every game… Read More

Retro Reaction #57.3 – From the CD

Time to go a little Retry Modern. The year is 1995 and in likelihood, if your a gamer your saving your hard earned pennies for either the new Sega console or the brand new console from Sony. Oddly… Read More

Retro Reaction #57.2 Enter The Cart

After last week we will assume that you have your Retro console nicely connected to your TV. That you have inserted a game cart and you’re almost away. You almost always have to insert a game cart. The… Read More

Retro Reaction #57.1 Tuning In

So you’ve plugged you’re old console in, pulled out your TV aerial and shoved in an RF cable and turn on the machine to find… Nothing.. Why I hear you ask? Well these older consoles don’t work on… Read More

Retro Reaction #57.0 When Good Consoles Go Bad

So, like me, you like old games. And every so often you’re likely to dust off the old machines, plug them in, and see if they still go. Well you may find that things work just how you… Read More

Retro Reaction #52.6 The Jungle Book 1968 Vs 2016

Something rare happened the other week. I was watching the latest Jungle Book film with my Nan. I remarked how I liked the film and liked the cartoon. She replied she liked the cartoon but that the live… Read More

Retro Reaction #52.5 101 Dalmatians 1961

It’s 1961 and Disney have decided to stick with the talking dogs. But that’s ok because the next film is quite an iconic release for them too. The story of Pongo, Permity, and the 101 Dalmatian puppies. Perhaps,… Read More

Retro Reaction #52.4 Lady and the Tramp

Why is this one on my list? Well I had the VHS many years ago and, I’m a dog guy. I’ve 2 of My own (Mickie and Rocky) and I am totally mad about them. Here we have… Read More

Retro Reaction #52.3 Peter Pan and Facebook Theory

I was going to summarise the differences here between the book and the film. Problem here is I’ve never read the book and assumed them to be broadly the same. I now plan to read the book! The… Read More

Retro Reaction #52.2 Dumbo

Dumbo, the circus elephant with big ears. So what’s this one all about. This time there is no well known book adaptation, Disney bought the rights to this as a fresh idea. However I remember thinking that broadly… Read More