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Music at the Centre of Computing History.

The guys at the Centre of Computing History held a gig for some video game style music.

Yes, I’m totally aware I need a better camera! I wish I was paid to do this so that I can afford a real video camera!

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The first set of tracks was from Cambridge born MCiPod, he does a mixture of Geek and wrestling rap. Continue reading

More fun at the Centre of Computing History!

A bit late, but at least I’m not forgetting about it! Over the last weekend I helped Jason and the Centre of Computing History folk with the British Gaming, Past, Present and Future event. It started off on Friday with a Retro gaming night!

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Typically with these events, I host tournaments! Being the British gaming Past, Present and Future Event, I picked Golden Eye 007 on the N64, developed by RareWare in 1997. Continue reading

How did I do that PacMan Vs set up!?

Aidy from the British IBM and I hosted a Retro Gaming Party at the Centre of Computing History on the 21st of February. At the party I hosted a PacMan Vs. Tournament. PacMan Vs. is a multiplayer PacMan game made for the GameCube that uses the GameBoy Advance-to-Game Cube cable. There is one PacMan and three ghosts. The players playing as ghosts play on a TV screen, whilst the PacMan player would play on a GameBoy Advance. But I came up with a better way to play this game. A Wii, a GameCube, a GameBoy Player, a Projector and a TV!

There’s my PacMan Vs. Set up attached to a projector, with a TV screen facing the other way. Crazy Horse Gaming gets it a little wrong, the GameCube is using a GameBoy Player and is acting as the GameBoy with PacMan, whilst a Wii is acting as the GameCube playing the game with the ghosts.

Since people saw this set up in photos and videos, people wanted to know how I did this. Let me show you how. Continue reading