Retrospecs

I’ve been spending pretty much all my time of late on Retrospecs, so apologies for the lack of updates.

Weirdly, Head To Head (as the Spigotron ended up being called) won a BIMA Award. So that was nice.

Retro art #2 – BBC B

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Ahh… the magnificent BBC micro by Acorn Computers – a fixture in school and college computer labs for a large part of the eighties and a machine I remember with some fondness. (Busting out menus using the double height characters in MODE 7 was all the rage back in the day.) As such, this my first choice of machine to “immortalise” in the form of something decorative to sling on a wall.

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Retro art #1 – ZX Spectrum

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A few years back, I created some (for lack of a less tedious and pretentious phrase) wall art based around a sadly defunct BBC B micro logic board – the intention being to create quite a few more pieces based around the same theme. Sadly, due to my richly intricate and fulfilling life inability to motivate myself beyond surviving the daily grind, things pretty much ground to a halt.

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