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February 2018 pickups / trades
February has been an interesting month.
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2018-01-31
August 2017 pickups / trades
It's not often that I get a fair number of boxed games in at once, and especially rare that many of them are on my wanted list.
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2017-09-03
April 2018 pickups / trades
April has been, in comparison to previous months, a slower with regards to pickups and trades but only by volume.
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2018-04-23
Sinclair Spectrum collection
It has been some time since I last picked up some new items for the collection.
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2017-11-12
December 2018 trades / pickups
December started off with a local get together of people who also have similar old computing interests and this resulted in some nice pickups which are listed, as usual, at the end of this post.
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2018-12-09
Windows 3.0 arrives in the collection
It has taken a while to find a Windows 3.0 package locally.
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2017-12-02
November 2017 pickups
November proved to be a better collecting month than September with some nice boxed games coming and the Windows 3.0 package, featured in another blog.
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2017-11-28
January 2018 pickups / trades
This month sees the addition of the IBM EZ-VU II software, Need for Speed III : High Stakes, Sam & Max and a boxed version of Blue Force. On the hardware front a fair condition MECER keyboard with 5pin DIN and Gravis Blackhawk joystick with 15pin connector add to the growing collection of input devices.
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2018-01-01
March 2018 pickups / trades
This month started off well with some deals arranged in February only coming through in March.
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2018-03-04
December 2017 pickups / trades
December has been an fantastic month with the return of a Creative Labs AWE 64 Gold to the collection.
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2017-12-16
The search for Serenia
Back in the early 80's I was in a position to enjoy a game called Adventure in Serenia by Sierra Online.
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2017-08-16
Software and games that I am on the look out for ...
Below is a list of the games and software that I am on the look out for.
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2017-09-22
May 2018 pickups / trades
May 2018 turned out to be a good month for big boxed games.
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2018-05-02
June 2018 pickups / trades
June 2018 has been a fairy good month with a few new items that have helped towards my software wanted list.Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback ProJane's Combat Simulations: Air Superiority CollectionStar Wars: X-Wing - Imperial PursuitQuest for Glory - AnthologyKings Quest - Mask of EternityIndiana Jones and the Fate of AtlantisA fun Saturday morning charity shop run brought in a few more items.
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2018-06-03
July 2018 trades / pickups
July started off well with a trip to the local charity shops that turned up a few game cd's and a Creative Labs branded Mitsumi keyboard.
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2018-07-07
August 2018 trades / pickups
August turned out to be a slower month than many of the previous ones.
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2018-08-04
September 2018 trades / pickups
This month has proven to be an excellent month for my games collection.
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2018-09-23
October 2018 trades / pickups (or not)
October has turned out to be the slowest month this year and, although there have been many such months in the past, not running around trying to add stuff to the collection this month has given me the opportunity to sit back and ponder why I have collected some items.
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2018-10-15
November 2018 trades / pickups
November has been a fantastic month for trading and general pickups.
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2018-11-18
My Amiga 1200
Why an Amiga ?
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2018-10-15
January 2019 trades and pickups
January started out with a bang providing a number of games to add to the collection.
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2019-01-02
February 2019 trades and pickups
This month has been less active that previous months.
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2019-02-16
Hardware items I am on the lookout for ...
As with any collection there are always items that the collector is on the look out for.
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2017-09-19


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