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LGR – Apple IIGS – Vintage Computer System Review

[typing] June 10, 1977, marked the launch of the original Apple II microc omputer, released as a follow up to the Apple I, primarily designed by engineering genius Steve Wozniak. The computer was a landmark in both design and function, as it not only looked noticeably slicker than many of the other home computers of […]

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LGR – The Kristal – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – The Kristal – DOS PC Game Review

[theme music plays] [shotgun, roar] [sips] Aahhh! [typing] [music ends] Sometimes you look at a game’s box art and think, “What in the holy mother of crap?” Today is one of those glorious times. This is The Kristal, released by Cinemaware in the USA in 1989. And…wow! This is just awesome on a level that’s […]

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RETRO TECH: MACINTOSH

( indistinct chatter ) Let’s, uh, see what people think about you. – Oh, my God. – Whoa, look at this guy. – What is this? – What year was this? – ( computer beeps ) – Oh. ( computer beeping ) I feel like I’m in a hospital. Honestly, though, these would be cute […]

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LGR – The Incredible Machine – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – The Incredible Machine – DOS PC Game Review

[intro music] [typing] You know what never gets old? Sean Connery. Holy crap, that Holy Grail actually worked. Know what else never gets old? Puzzles. Man, puzzles. Man, they’re so puzzling… and manly. Nothing like solving a good puzzle to put you in the mood to… solve more puzzles. And not many games puzzle me […]

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LGR – Chex Quest – DOS PC Game Review

[intro music] [typing] You know one of the best things about cereal? Well, other than the whole “eating it in order to not starve” thing. Prizes. I’m not talking about those stupid ones where you have to collect a bunch of UPCs, mail them in and pay postage cost for something that sucks. But prizes […]

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Black MIDI songs will kill your brain and your computer

Black MIDI songs will kill your brain and your computer

Have you ever been listening to a normal song and thought, “I wish this normal song had 280 million notes and took up 1.1 terabytes of data and was literally unplayable on any computer?” Of course, you’re only human. MIDI is a shared digital language that lets electronic instruments communicate with computers, invented in the […]

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Here’s why the Apple CUBE Computer was a Beautiful $2,800 FAILURE

– Hey guys, Metal Jesus here. Now today we’re gonna take a look at the Apple G4 Cube computer released back in 2000. Many people considered this to be one of the most beautiful computers ever created and it’s even part of the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection in New York City. And I […]

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LGR – Faery Tale Adventure: Book I – DOS PC Game Review

[upbeat MIDI music plays] [typing] Ever have one of those games you played as a kid that’s just a hazy, surreal memory? You can recall parts of it and how you felt playing it, but not enough to figure out the name. Well, I have, and for me, this is one of those games. Faery […]

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LGR – MDK – DOS PC Game Review

[LGR Theme] [fizz, sip] Aahhh! I love weird games. Weird games are weird. Why aren’t there more weird games, anyways? You can do anything imaginable in a game, in theory, so why don’t more developers just run with it? Money probably has something to do with it, but in the ’80s and ’90s there was […]

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An INCREDIBLE find on this Apollo 13 computer!! Amiga movie magic

An INCREDIBLE find on this Apollo 13 computer!! Amiga movie magic

*Perifractic* Whoa, what is this? We’re gonna find it. It’s f*** Oh s*** *Cris Blyth* This a modal yeah, this is from *copyrighted content name* dude. Wow, this is crazy. We can’t show this to anyone *Perifractic* Hello Chip Dippers! Welcome back to Retro Recipes. *talks to Puppyfractic* No, no, no, no no treats for […]

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