Lyonsden Blog

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

Freeze64

Freeze64 September Issue out now!

Looking forward to reading this during my lunch break – it’s the September 2018 edition of Freeze64 and as always it’s packed with diverse and interesting C64 content. All the regular features make a welcome return including...

Hunter's Moon Remastered

Hunter’s Moon Remastered

Nearly a year after backing it, Hunter’s Moon Remastered finally arrived through my letterbox today! This is not a game review, just a quick look at the physical game and what is included.     The game comes on a brilliant white...

Commodore Amiga - A Visual Compendium

Commodore Amiga – A Visual Compendium

Probably a bit late to the party with this one as it has been out a while but I spotted this on Amazon a while back and just couldn’t resist ordering it. Published by Bitmap Books, ” is just that. Every page features a lavish...

C64 Single Button Games

Single Button Games for C64 – Mini...

Here’s a quick look at the new C64 ‘Single Button Games’ collection from K&A Plus including screenshots of each of the 5 games on the cassette. I always enjoy getting packages in the post from foreign countries, seeing the...

Freeze64 August

August Issue of Freeze64 is out!

What a great start to the weekend! The August issue of Freeze64 has literally just dropped onto my doormat this morning. Pictured here with my copy of the cover featured Gremlin Graphics game – Bounder. It’s another terrific issue...

Amiga Future

Amiga Future Issue 133 is out!

Always a welcome arrival on my doormat – the latest issue of Amiga Future magazine!     As well as the regular Amiga, AROS and MorphOS news articles there’s a great preview of ‘Scourge of the Underkind’...

Issue 1 of Fusion Magazine

This has just arrived in the post - the very first issue of 'Fusion' a new gaming magazine that covers everything from old school 8-bit classics right up to the current 4K consoles.

Freeze64 & Corruption

July Issue of Freeze64 & Corruption...

Just thought I’d share a couple of cool things that arrived in the post a few days ago. Namely the latest issue of ‘Freeze64’ and something I’ve been chasing down for about a year now – Corruption for the C64! For...

Project Cars 2 Collector's Edition

Project Cars 2 Collectors Edition Unboxing

A little late to the party but I was really impressed with my recent purchase of Project Cars 2 Collector’s Edition. It certainly seems to me that a lot of thought was put into the design of the packaging and the content. The whole...