Monthly Archive: July 2018

Gamer Challenge - No New Games Month

Gamer Challenge – No New Games Month

Those of you that have been following my Instagram feed will know that I enjoy collecting video games. Over the last number of months alone my collection has grown a lot, with the result that my gaming backlog has significantly increased. The pile of games just stares at me every...

xbox controller teardown

Teardown – Third party original Xbox controller

I recently picked up an original xbox controller in the charity shop (third party controller) for a very small amount. I decided to put together this simple tutorial / guide for how to take apart the controller to clean it up and give it a new lease of life. What...

Going on Expeditions

Pokémon Quest Guide – Going On Expeditions

Introduction Going on expeditions with your team is the bread and butter of Pokémon Quest. An expedition is a battle ground, or a dungeon if you prefer, that you navigate through to battle wild Pokémon. Expeditions are typically broken up into 3 or more waves of Pokémon battles where you...

Retro Repairs

My time doing gaming retro repairs – I’ve learned a lot

My background in gaming retro repairs Gaming retro repairs or the act of taking apart and repairing games consoles (mainly older consoles) is an interesting and for me very fulfilling past time that I have been doing for the last number of months. To give you all some background here,...

GBJam 2018

GBJam 2018 – Develop A GameBoy Game

I recently stumbled upon GBJam on Twitter and this sounds like an awesome idea for aspiring game designers. GBJam is held each year over a period of 10 days where you are tasked with designing and developing a game around a particular theme, this year the Jam centers around GameBoy...