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Tim Wilson

Musings of a fantasy author in a wibbly wobbly world.

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Emulation

DosBox 0.1.4 – For ChromeOS!

Over the years I've looked at DosBox many times, I've covered it when it was included as part of the Puppy Arcade distro and I've covered it as a package in its own right. To say the package is impressive... Continue Reading →

The Atari 2600, Stella 3.9.3 & What was wrong with us in the 80’s?

I was born in the mid 70's and consider myself lucky to have enjoyed the 80's with the introduction to our home of the Atari 2600.  Like many people reading this article, those will be fond memories of hours spent... Continue Reading →

VICE 2.3 – C64/128, Vic20, Pet, Plus4, CBM-II emulation!

On the 26th February version 2.3 of this popular emulation package was released over on Sourceforge. Since I am a keen Commodore user (and still own working original hardware) I thought I would take a look at the latest version... Continue Reading →

Puppy Arcade 10 released! – The emulation distro!

Hot off the press for Saturday 4th December is Puppy Arcade 10, which was kindly announced to me by Scott Jarvis its creator.  Openbytes and Puppy Arcade have a history.  It's a distro that I have been following and reporting... Continue Reading →

Marvin v1.3.0 – Android app of the week!

Driving home from London on Friday at 8pm is not a chore for me.  It's at this time the tech hour is broadcast on LBC 97.3 and no matter how bad the traffic, it's always a great journey home hearing... Continue Reading →

7 reasons to play retro titles – Puppy Arcade 7 is released!

Look to the end of this article for the 7 reasons to use Puppy Arcade, but before you do that lets consider this distro which is much loved here at Openbytes.  Previously I have spoken with the creator (Scott Jarvis)... Continue Reading →

Retro gaming: Dosbox v ScummVM – Who is the champion?

Since the Puppy Arcade review gave me a little inspiration for a few emulation related articles, here is the "battle" which I mentioned on Twitter that has ScummVM and Dosbox going head to head with each other with the game... Continue Reading →

Puppy Arcade 5 & Q&A with Scott Jarvis – The puppy goes retro!

What was your first computer?  For me I started my computing life with a ZX Spectrum.  A rubber keyed marvel with a massive 48k memory.   It makes me feel rather old to think that there are a generation of... Continue Reading →

Nintendo Emulation w/ Linux! – All you need to know! (and a little more)

I have received a few emails asking about emulation on the Linux platform.  These questions were mostly by Windows users who enjoy running retro titles and don't know much about Linux and its thriving emulation scene.   From being active... Continue Reading →

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