i3t – The Leaders Debate

This week saw the first TV debate between Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson on itv. Labour and Corbyn supporters have been gloating that he won the debate where as Boris and the Conservatives say they won the debate…. Read More

Great Old Gaming Gems – Coming Soon – The Boardgame Gems & Fails

We here on Great Old Gaming Gems and Fails are planning something a little different over the summer. We’re leaving video games behind for a few weeks as we have a look at the decidedly low-fi world of… Read More

i3t – Stepping Off The Fence (Election 2017)

We need to talk about this election. I wanted my election coverage to be as impartial as possible. I wanted to present the facts, as much as we can know them, and then leave it up to you… Read More

Great Old Gaming Fails – Rise of the Robots (Various)

When a game arrives proclaiming that it’ll defeat Street Fighter 2 and become known as the Greatest Fighting Game Of All Time people stand up and pay attention. When the screenshots promise fully 3D rendered sprites and metallic… Read More

i3t on Easter

So it’s Easter. The time of year where Christians celebrate the death and return of Christ and most kids pig out on easter eggs.  And, predictably, there has been another big hoohah about taking religion out of Easter…. 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

Great Old Gaming Fails – Yoda Stories (Gameboy Color)

Back in 1999, just before the release of The Phantom Menace, Star Wars fever was at an all time high. So high, in fact, that I made an unforgivable gaming error. I trusted the back of the box…. Read More

Great Old Gaming Gems – McDonaldland (NES)

When you think of the NES you think of some classic 8bit platformers. Everyone knows Mario, The Turtles, Battletoads, and Kirby. They’re all classics in their own right. Not everyone, however, has heard of McDonaldland (or M.C. Kids… Read More

Movies That Never Were – Roger Rabbit: The Toon Platoon

1988s Who Framed Roger Rabbit is rightly considered one of the best movies of all time. It’s ground breaking blend of tradition 2D animation and live action still looks fantastic today and in Jessica Rabbit a great many… Read More

Comics Culture – Attack of the Reboots

With the release of the Ghostbusters remake on the horizon I thought I’d take a look at what exactly these big budget re imaginings mean, if anything, for the originals. When the first trailer for the new Ghostbusters… Read More