Articles by tag: retrocomputing

Autor: E. Bolognesi
12 September 2019, 1:19 pm

Brief History of Computer Game Platforms: 1977-1982

If you own a computer today, it’s either a PC or a Mac. Instead, not too many years ago, the world was full of crazy, little - and marvelous - machines called home computers. They had fancy names such as Apple II, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Amiga, Atari ST, and more. It was the golden age of the 8-bit and 16-bit technology.

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Autor: E. Bolognesi
22 April 2018, 6:19 pm

The fascinating story of Santa Paravia and Fiumaccio

Did you know there is an old game with a strange Italian title, Santa Paravia en Fiumaccio, set during the Italian Renaissance (1400)? I didn't, but I discovered that it's a fascinating title, with a captivating story that is worth telling.

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Autor: E. Bolognesi
12 September 2017, 12:02 pm

Did Commodore, more than Apple, contribute to the birth of the personal computer?

In 1980 Steve Jobs gave an interview to the Wall Street Journal claiming: "When we invented the personal computer, we created a new kind of bicycle”. In the box placed in the middle of the title you can read: “Steve Jobs invented the first personal computer in 1976 with his partner Steve Wozniak”.

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Autor: Manu
16 December 2016, 6:08 am

GamesNostalgia welcomes the Commodore 64

In January 2017 Commodore 64 will be 35 years old! The first version of the famous 8-bit home computer, listed in the Guinness World Records as the highest-selling single computer model of all time, was presented at the Winter Consumer Electronics Show (CES), in January 1982.

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