Monday, 23 April 2012

Happy Thirtieth Birthday!

Happy Birthday Sinclair ZX Spectrum. The Greatest Microcomputer Ever Built is 30 years old today having been launched on St. Georges Day, 1982.

I blame you along with blaming Jackson and Livingstone for it all. I might be doing something different with my life if it wasn't for you. Happy Birthday you old bastard. X

5 comments:

  1. I was always a Commodore 64 man -- in other words, The Enemy -- but even I had to smile when I saw Google's graphic today in all it's 48k colour clash glory.

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  2. Ultimate - Play the Game! Anyone for Atic Atac, Manic Miner, Jetpac or if you want to destroy your keypad/joystick how about a game of Daley Thompson's Decathalon? Or Spy Hunter. Or etc etc... 48k of heaven.

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  3. The Speccy. Loved by UK retro folks, mocked by almost everyone else!

    (I still say the only reason yall like that.. THING is Stockholm Syndrome. However as a retro collector if I lived in the UK I would probably grab a +2A Speccy. After I got an Amiga 500 and an Atari ST of course.)

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  4. It's so...small. I've heard of these but never really seen a picture. Wow the c64 was a lumbering beast compared to this wonder.

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