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Category Archives: Video Games

Bringing an Apple IIe and Peripherals Back to Life. Part One.

For my birthday this year my awesome wife Ash bought me an 128k Apple IIe, Apple Monochrome Monitor, a Disk II System, a box of 10 5.25″ diskettes, and a parallel printer card. It looked like the set was in pretty nice condition. It had no significant signs of abuse, no missing keys, and the […]

Nintendo Hooked 3DS Owners Up Today

Today the Nintendo 3DS Ambassador program went into effect for lucky 3DS early adopters. Hidden away under ‘Your Downloads’ under the ‘Settings / Other’ section of the Nintendo eShop are your cool new NES downloads and a program called ‘Ambassador Certificate.’ Under that obscure eShop location you can eh hem ‘re-download’ your new titles. So […]