I have a new Kickstarter running - 'The Fantasy Art of Oliver Frey'
I have just launched a new Kickstarter to raise funds to print an extended edition of 'The Fantasy Art of Oliver Frey'. The book is ready to print... Read more
Volume 3 link and Dizzy Kickstarter
I have been busy finishing Volume 3 of the Spectrum book. It's now complete and just going through proofing then will be printed and sent out to those... Read more
Book has arrived today :D
The book arrived today - nice surprise :D I will start packing these now over the weekend and send them out next week.
Check out the video of... Read more
I should have had the books in my hands today - unfortunately there is a 3 days delay due to a problem at the printers. The books have... Read more
PDF and Flip Book
Apologies for the delay in getting these to you. The books are still at the printers and I don't have a date of delivery as of yet. I... Read more
C64 book - 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... 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 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
Gone to printers
Just to let you know proofing has been completed and the files have been sent to the printers. I am waiting for a date back from them (normally... Read more
The Book is now complete....
2-3 weeks of proofing then off to print.
It is likely I will order 100 hardback versions of the book to be printed. These will be extras that... Read more
A lot of work has now been done on the book and I feel it is on the last stretch.
The history of the company comes in at... Read more
An Overdue Update
Sorry for the silence - the last few months have been very busy.
Volume 2 of 'The Story of the ZX Spectrum in pixels_' has now been sent... 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
So far so good...
Since the last update I have spent 3hrs interviewing Tim Chaney who was the Managing Director of US Gold. Geoff Brown hired Tim and the relationship between him... Read more
A quick update...
Roger and I met up with Martyn Savage last night at his home in Solihull. Martyn was the Financial Director of Centresoft and US Gold and was basically... Read more
We are making good progress...
Apologies for the radio silence - with the Revival event now a few weeks in the past I am settling down to do the U.S. Gold book and... Read more
Revival and Signed DOOM poster
For those who went for the perks with the Ocean book - I should be getting a big order of Ocean books delivered this week. I will ask... Read more
Support required for another ZX Spectrum campaign
I am lending support to Andy Remic's new Kickstarter to produce a film on our beloved ZX Spectrum. I have been asked if I would like to be... Read more
Revival Gaming Event - 9th and 10th August
As well as doing the books, I am also the organiser of the annual Revival Event - the next one being over the weekend of the 9th and... Read more
'The Story of the ZX Spectrum in Pixels' - New campaign
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
Doom and Dropzone Posters
Well with less than 24hrs to go on the campaign I thought I would give you some info on two items that I have just put up on... Read more
Commodore 64 a Visual Commpendium
We have been promised 5 copies of Sam Dyer's 'Commodore 64 a visual Commpendium' that saw a recent Kickstarter successfully funded for it's production.
The five issues we... Read more
New Perk - Signed Atari DISK version of Dropzone
We have sourced an Atari 400 / 800 / XL / XE Disk version of Dropzone by US Gold.
This is quite a rare find so will be... Read more
Geoff Brown signed Crash and Zzap! 64 issues.
A quick update - Geoff Brown has now signed the Crash and Zzap issues with U.S. Gold themed covers for the perks on the campaign. Here is the top... Read more
As promised here are a couple of pics of Roger and myself with Geoff Brown this evening. Roger and I spent 3hrs with Geoff hearing about how U.S.... Read more
A further stretch....
We have just passed stretch goal #4, so the iBook version of the U.S. Gold book will now be developed and delivered to you.
Stretch goal #5 is... Read more
Onto stretch goal #4 - The iBook
Well with just under 14 days to go on the campaign we have just tipped over the £21Kmark so the interactive PDF / Flipbook is now definitely... Read more
What the BUTLER saw!
Simon Butler was a prolific graphics artist at OCEAN and also worked on games published by U.S. Gold.
I have just put up a new perk called 'BUTLER' which... Read more
Stretch Goal #3 - And onto Stretch Goal 3 we go
Thanks again for the great support - stretch goal #2 was hit over night and we are already moving through stretch goal #3 at pace.
The next stretch goal... Read more
Just a small update on the perks on the campaign:
- I have added another 25 books onto the 'DOUBLE'
- I have created a '2xBook' perk as many were... Read more
Signed Zzap! 64 and Crash Perks
Just added some Zzap! 64 and Crash signed magazine perks. If there is a particular issue of Zzap! 64, Crash or Amtix that you would like signed by... Read more
Stretch Goal #2 - The Commodore 64 REMIX CD
The U.S. Gold campaign has moved onto Stretch Goal #2.
The first 1,000 pledgers to the campaign will get a free Commodore C64 remix CD when we hit... Read more
The Revival Event
To compliment the Ocean book last year we held a large retro gaming event in Wolverhampton Race Course that attracted over 1,200 visitors each day over a weekend... Read more
The First Stretch Goal - already half way there!
Well the target of £15k has come and gone - thanks so much for the support.
The first stretch goal is a U.S. Gold fridge magnet for all... Read more
What a start!
Well we are nearly 6 full days into the campaign and we are just under £1,100 off the £15,000 target amount. Thanks so much for your support :D... Read more