“Dedicated to you… the old school/retro gamer from the arcades to your home!”

Featured Posts

An Interview with Joel Billings – Founder of SSI

OSG: Hi Joel. You’ve been very generous with your time over the years, sharing the history of SSI, including an Antic magazine interview (Antic Vol. 4, No. 3 July 1985), a Matt Chat YouTube channel interview (#181, #183, #184, and #188 from 2013), and a Video Game...

Strategic Simulations from Board to Console – by Bill Lange

Fight it out with your trusty six-shooter in the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Lead the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte’s grand armies across the European landscape. Hold the line against Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg. Sink the mighty Bismarck. Command the...

Game Boy Advance: Handheld Gaming Perfected.

To say that the Game Boy Advance (GBA) is the best of the entire Game Boy family may be a tad rhetorical.  It was the more powerful system, it eventually had a backlit screen and the clamshell design made the whole system easier to fit inside a pocket.  You also...
SNK VS. CAPCOM: THE MATCH OF THE MILLENNIUM Review

SNK VS. CAPCOM: THE MATCH OF THE MILLENNIUM Review

While many say that Marvel VS Capcom is the ultimate experience in fighting game crossovers, I have to disagree. As someone who frequented the arcades regularly, I spent plenty of time split between my favorite Capcom fighters like Street Fighter Alpha 2 and SNK...

Robin Of The Wood for the Commodore 64

Robin Of The Wood for the Commodore 64

Release Date: 1985 Publisher: Odin Computer Graphics Players: 1 Genre: Maze game, Arcade adventure Theme: Fantasy Developer: Steve Wetherill, Paul Salmon, Fred Gray Robin of the Wood was an imposing title on the Commodore 64 platform, and the developers pulled out all...