[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 22/07/18


Hello guys,

No, I’m not dead. And I’m resurrectin step by step every single piece of this blog. I’ve had some troubled times in the last months and I really haven’t got time and energies to read, write and even think about anything that wasn’t my private life. Now the situation has changed a bit and with some efforts I’m trying to catch up with all my projects and to schedule my future, beginning with a long travel I’m planning to do in 2019, money permitting.

As you may imagine I haven’t played nor read anything so everything is more or less at the same point I’ve left it in May; I’ve barely finished issue #179 of Retro Gamer that was laying on my nightstand from three months and I’ve finally begun #180. Finally I won’t go again to sleep with Pac-Man watching me from the cover of the mag.

Rwgarding the projects from the near future gamning-wise I’ve just put on sale on eBay some games I have in more than one copy so I can make some money to invest in new games or consoles. Even though my finances have been dramatically shrinked in June I’m trying to save some cash for a huge retro electronics fair that will be held in September in northern Italy. It will be a whole day of shopping for me, from dawn till dusk and I really hope to make some good deal.

Since I’ve lost the last two months of posts and news I will be glad if you want to tell me your progress, if there’s something new, if you’ve bought some good games or if something important happened in your life. I trust I will be more dynamic in the next weeks…

GAMES

  • Europa Universalis IV
    Begun: November 16th, 2016
    Status: 60% completed, on hold
  • Duke Nukem – Episode three: Trapped in the Future
    Begun: January 4th, 2017
    Status: 60% completed, on hold
  • Super Mario Bros. 2 – The Lost Levels
    Begun: January 16th, 2017
    Status: 12% completed, on hold
  • Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker
    Begun: April 25th, 2017
    Status: 33% completed, on hold
  • Probotector
    Begun: December 18th, 2017
    Status:
    71% completed, on hold
  • Streets of Rage (SMS)
    Begun: December 12th, 2017
    Status: 63% completed, on hold
  • Shadow Warriors a.k.a. Ninja Gaiden
    Begun: January 7th, 2018
    Status: 95% completed

GAMES

  • Retro Gamer #179
    Begun: April 20th,  2018
    Status: 100% completed on July 21st, 2018 after 92 days
  • Retro Gamer #180
    Begun: July 21st, 2018
    Status: 8% copmpleted

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