Retro Reaction #6 I’m Batman

This Reaction is a story of Batman’s   We look at how our favourite superhero through the light-hearted camp comedy of the 1960s to the dark early 1990s back to camp comedy in the mid nighties.   Welcome… Read More

Retro Reaction #5 Other Worldy (Part 2 – The Master System)

If you are American you could be forgiven for forgetting that Sega had a console before the Genesis.   For American’s the story ends for the Master System with the release of Sonic the Hedgehog in 1991. Here… Read More

Retro Reaction #5 (Part 1 of 2) Exploring Other Worlds

  We are all introduced to the world of fantasy at a very early age. Stories that make their mark and stay with us through our lives. In the 80s there was no big Narnia release, no Pirates… Read More

Retro Reaction #4 Seaside ReAction

Today’s Retro Reaction is a little different. I wont be reviewing a game system or a childhood movie. This Reaction deals with a place. A place in Skegness, Butlins to be exact. Most of us have a Butlins,… Read More

Retro ReAction #3 Computer’s in Time…

(Please note that many beautiful machines have been missed out in this article in order to focus on the machines I actually have experience using – sorry Commodore 64 I saw you but £20 is a lot of… Read More

Retro Reaction #2 Nightmare and Dreams

The Death of a Dream Welcome to Retro ReactionIt’s the end of January in the Year 2001. Sega Have just announced the death of their  latest console after a relatively short lifespan. “We had a tremendous 18 months…… Read More

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Retro ReAction #1

Welcome to Retro Reaction #1 The debate that raged throughout the late eighties and early nineties. Mario or Sonic? Sega or Nintendo? So I fired up my old NES. I put the cartridge in and get a flickering… Read More

Retro ReAction #0

I like VHS Video tapes!!! I like the way they take a while to track, sometimes jam in the machine, and the sound of them rewinding. The same goes for the Cassette tapes… In fact Windows 3.1 is… Read More