[RetroPicks] An horde of old computers!


Hello guys, Some time ago I went down to my parents home for a weekend and I decided to go and visit an old family friend who runs the Public Assistance service in town. I’ve been a volounteer there back then and even like 10 years ago I remember there was a room packed with…

[Happy Birthday!] Jungle Hunt


Hello old games lovers, Ah, the Atari 2600. One of the console with the biggest range of games ever released until the recent years. Among all of them I have a soft spot for Jungle Hunt, released originally for arcade in 1982 and ported in August of the same year, so 35 years ago, for…

[Happy Birthday!] Imperialism


Hello old games lovers, If you like strategy game, well, Imperialism should be one of your game of choice. I originally played the second installment, found in a compilation a friend borrowed me in the past (one of the Twilights, if you know what I mean). I’ve leater discovered the original game and I have…

[Restoring] Bringing a Game Gear back to life!


Hello guys, (Don’t mind the featured image, it’s my first try and everything is a bit wonky 🙂 ) You may know from one of my previous post I managed to get an almost fully working Game Gear some time ago for just 20€. I say almost fully working because the screen looks a bit…

[RetroPicks] Another step forward in my collection


Hello guys, I’ve been buying a lot of NES games lately. For the moment I’m lucky because I’m building the base of my collection: cheap and common titles that stand in every collector vault, even if probably they don’t like them. I think this good days will end soon because I’m running out of cheap…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 06/08/17


Hello guys, During the last week I’ve received a lot of stuff I bought online. By dint of watching unboxing videos on the youtube channels I follow, especially LGR and 8-Bit Guy, I had a sort of idea to do a video like this. Unfortunately mine are not donations, but only stuff I’ve paid for….

[Happy Birthday!] Hexen II


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Hexen II, released in August 1997. This is the first sequel of Hexen, the Doom-like FPS with some RPG influences based on the Quake engine (which is in turn an improved version of the Doom engine which is in turn an improved version of…

[RetroPicks] Game Gear


Hello guys, A few weeks ago, while I was in Mantova with my girlfriend I decided to check a few hock shops in town to see if there was something interesting. Unfortunately these kind of shops in Italy don’t offer great deals because all the people give their things away for the second hand markets…

[Happy Birthday!] Donkey Kong Jr.


Hello old games lovers, Who said that Mario was a pacific italian plumber? Mario can be a badass too! In fact, after he captured Donkey Kong, probably destinated to one of those circus, not satisfied he tried to keep his hairy nemesis son away from his father. Donkey Kong has a soul, he’s not that…