Archive for January, 2024

Knight Lore Remake

Platform MSX2 Developer Ultimate (1985) Remake Retroworks (2009) Played on Sony HB-F1XV MSX2+ This is a remake of a game that I had for a couple of years but had never got around to seriously playing. The only reason I wanted to dive into it was simply because it looks outstanding for an 8-bit platform […]

Cassette tapes: rightly obsolete

Rubenerd is a blog I frequent, and today my RSS feed shows a piece titled Is it worth collecting cassettes in 2024? It’s an interesting idea and his post does bring back memories of slowly spinning double tape decks, pencils and my awesome Sony Walkman WM-FX325. I still regret losing it (or throwing it away […]

Updating a 10 year old WordPress

When I started blogging in 2007, WordPress was, if I remember correctly, the only usable piece of software available. These days there are lots of options, and I seriously looked at WriteFreely, Hugo and Toto, the latter I really liked for using git as its content repository. Each of those has their downsides. WriteFreely is […]

Picking up (not quite) where I left off

The last time I posted something on this blog was over a decade ago. Since then, I got three kids, bought a house, changed jobs a couple of times and the world around me has changed even more. That last post reviewed my Google Nexus 4. Nowadays, I use a Fairphone 4 with a de-Googled […]