Lyonsden Blog

A blog about Commodore 8-bit & 16-bit computers, retro tech and the odd gadget or two…

Retrokomp Issue 2 (1) Out Now!

Issue two of the multi-format retro magazine has finally been released and I received my copy a few days ago. Just to confuse things slightly this magazine is actually named Retrokomp Issue 1. That’s because the first issue was in fact...

Freeze 64 Issue 30

Freeze 64 Issue 30 Fanzine is out now

Anyone who subscribes to Freeze 64 will know exactly what this envelope contains without even opening it… Of course it can only be the very latest Freeze 64 Issue 30!     Not only is this issue 30 but the fanzine has now been...

K&A Plus #13

A look at K&A Plus #13 Magazine

It’s been six months since the last edition of K&A Plus plopped through my letterbox. Consequently my excitement level was high when I received K&A Plus #13 last week. Doubly so as this is the first edition of the magazine to come...

Lyonsden Blog Translation

This is just a quick update about a new feature I’ve added to the site. I had a browse through my site stats the other day and noticed that I was getting a lot of visitors from non-English speaking countries. I know English is a pretty...

Amiga Future #140

Amiga Future #140 – September/October...

The latest issue of Amiga Future (Amiga Future #140) arrived a couple of days ago. It’s great to see it maintaining a hefty weight and plenty of content. Sadly the price has risen slightly from €6.50 to €7.00 but this is a very small...

Freeze 64 Issue 29

Freeze 64 Issue 29 Fanzine is out now

Just received my subscriber edition of Freeze 64 in the post, now up to issue 29!     This issue’s featured game and interview is Doc Cosmos and its’ programmer, Simon Jameson. There’s also a nice little review of...

Amiga Future #139

Amiga Future #139 – July/August...

Another feature packed issue of Amiga Future (Amiga Future #139) arrived a couple of days ago. Weighing in at 50 pages there’s certainly plenty of content to read. Inside Amiga Future #139 there’s several game reviews including...

Amiga Magazines

Amiga Magazines (on DVD in PDF format)

.Stumbled across these magazine collection DVD’s whilst I was browsing through eBay a few days ago. The design of the discs really caught my eye and instantly whisked me back to the 90’s heyday of being spoilt for choice with the...

TerribleFire 330

TerribleFire 330 – CD32 Upgrade

One of the things I’ve always loved about the Amiga is it’s expansion possibilities. There was always some upgrade or gizmo you could add that would let you do something new, or do something faster. The TerribleFire 330 is touted as...