C64 Kickstarter - 79% funded
Thanks so much if you have pledged. If not then there are some great perks and more will be added this coming weekend.
Take a look at the campaign... Read more
C64 Kickstarter Update
Been a great 7 1/2 hrs so far. Over 42% funded already - so thanks so much if you have pledged.
If you have not had a chance... Read more
Commodore 64 book Kickstarter
I have just launched a campaign to raise the funds to create and publish a book on the Commodore 64 - hope you can support.
Here is a... Read more
Been a While...
The Ocean book has been out now for nearly 18-months - I cannot believe where the time has gone!
There was always one perk that I had difficulty... Read more
MIRE MARE PERK now live....
The MIRE MARE PERK now live on the Spectrum Kickstarter. Only 100 to be done, each numbered so this will be a unique and desirable product. Inside the... Read more
New PERK for Spectrum Vol 2 Kickstarter
New perk added to the Volume 2 Kickstarter :
A3Ultimate - The Spectrum book Volume 2 in all it's technicolor glory (PDF sent via mail) along with... Read more
'The Story of the ZX Spectrum in Pixels Volume 2' Kickstarter now launched...
I have launched a new Kickstarter for Volume 2 of my ZX Spectrum book. Volume 1 is at the printers and is being delivered to me on the... Read more
Revival Gaming Event - 9th and 10th AUGUST
As well as doing the book, I am also the organiser of the annual Revival Event - the next one being over the weekend of the 9th and... Read more
ZX Spectrum Kickstarter
A new campaign for my book on the ZX Spectrum has now been launched and is underway. The book is called 'The Story of the ZX Spectrum in... Read more
New Campaign - 'The Story of the ZX Spectrum in Pixels'
The new campaign for my book on the ZX Spectrum has now been launched. The book is called 'The Story of the ZX Spectrum in Pixels'.
The campaign... Read more
The Martin Galway CD
I have now received the Martin Galway signed sleeves and so this perk is ready to be sent out.
For those who got the perk on the Kickstarter,... Read more
U.S Gold Kickstarter campaign
I hope you liked the Ocean book, so much so that you will support me on my next adventure - documenting the history of U.S. Gold.
The campaign... Read more
Martin Galway and US Gold!
The Martin Galway CD has now come back from the duplicators and I will be sending a pack of them onto Martin in Austin, Texas tomorrow to get... Read more
The book is now for sale on the UK Amazon site here :
Can I be cheeky and ask you guys to leave a review if you... Read more
Music and Pictures
For those who are waiting on their A2 posters - they are currently with Bob and I should have them back signed next week. Bob has also let... Read more
An Overdue Update
If you supplied your address details before Christmas (before the 18th Dec) then hopefully you have received your book by now. If you have supplied your address since,... Read more
They are on their way...
The book has now been sent to everyone who has given me their address via the questionnaire and who I have chased over the last week or so... Read more
Gold Edition Ocean Book
I have one Gold Edition Ocean book spare - only 10 printed.
It is up for auction - I will give 50% of the final bid to my... Read more
We have a new Kickstarter live to produce a new retro arcade game within a dedicated arcade cabinet that will appear at our Revival event next August. We... Read more
The book came back from the printers today. Here is a picture of the Gold, Silver and standard version:
Each version of the book has the embossed logo... Read more
Proof, Printing and Preview
Here is a sample of the first 15 pages of the book, plus Simon Butler's memoir in full.
The book is 264 pages in total and the Ocean logo on... Read more
We are now in the final stages of proofing.
Here is a new improved cover from feedback we have received - also I am getting a quote on Monday on... Read more
The book is now going through the final stages of QA and is planned to be printed towards the middle of November.
David Ward will be providing a... Read more
A Summer of Interviews
Well since the last update, the Revival event has come and gone - helped by the stretch goal of this very Kickstarter. Over 1,100 guests came to the event on... Read more
Hope you are well.
The big news since the last update is that David Ward has agreed to contribute and be interviewed for the book. David and Jon... Read more
Hope you all had a great XMAS day!
I will wait for the financials to sort themselves out as it takes 16 days after the Kickstarter finishes, so... Read more
FINAL PERK - OLI
Roger Kean has offered an original (slightly discounted) Oliver Frey print to the campaign - it's the Combat Air Patrol piece from issue 11 of Amiga Force Magazine.... Read more
The OCEAN Reunion
STRETCH GOAL: Please accept my sincere thanks in getting the campaign to the finish line with over 7 days to go as well!
For the stretch goal, this is my... Read more
I am thinking of putting together either:
a) A CD full of the Ocean music we remember and love from each and every system Ocean released games onto.... Read more
New Perk - SILVER
New Perk now up - SILVER :
SILVER - A limited run of books with a 'Silver' cover. The book will be provided with a certificate. Also you... Read more
Retro Fusion Magazine
Prior to starting the Ocean campaign, I edited and produced the third issue of a Nostalgia magazine called Retro Fusion. I have 80 issues of the printed version... Read more
The Amiga Works by Allister Brimble
Allister Brimble is helping our Ocean book campaign and is the author of many classic tunes on the Commodore Amiga, Alien Breed and Project X to name but... Read more
New GOLD perk
Thanks to all who have pledged to the project to date.
I have put up a further PERK called 'GOLD' - check out the description:
GOLD - A limited run... Read more