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This week, I have been mostly playing…

…with balls on sticks. By which I mean, glowing balls on sticks. Like these: 🙂 Although I got a PSVR headset on release day, I was a bit slow in snapping up a pair of Move controllers to go with … Continue reading

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Game On 2.0

Whilst tidying up my blog, I discovered an old draft post from November 2015, written following my visit to the Game On 2.0 exhibition at Newcastle Centre for Life. I guess I got distracted by other things and never got … Continue reading

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ADP Riot Tour

Jimmy Cauty’s Aftermath Dislocation Principle has arrived in Newcastle… I’ve been excited to see this since our last encounter with Jimmy and his model village, under a railway arch in London, back in January. At the time, Jimmy mentioned that … Continue reading

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NERG 2016

This weekend saw the 4th annual North East Retro-Gamers event in Gateshead (NERG for short) — basically an excuse for fans of retrogaming to gather in a very big room for 2 days, play old games, and buy gaming memorabilia … Continue reading

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Games played: September

A bit of a quiet month this one, with only a single trip to Newcastle Gamers, and an awful lot of solo gaming. Having clocked up quite a few plays of the new “art box” edition of Onirim in August, … Continue reading

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