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Tracey’s Dog

What happens with an irresponsible large dog charity who doesn't properly risk assess dogs with bite history, a dog owner unfamiliar with these behaviours and much needed surgery...

MegaVault Hack – Part 2 – Creating a Loader

Following on from the Back to Basics article, in Part 2 I'll show how to create a custom loader for MegaVault that we hacked. Additionally we'll create an old-school magazine style type-in for cheating on original hardware and cassette.

Back to Basics

Have you ever wondered how it all started? In today's blog article I go back to the basics of hacking and how I got started. Except with the benefit of using modern tools/emulators to walk you through hacking an assembly language game.

Ten Monkeys …

Large organisations and Government bodies, rarely admit to wrong doing even when the evidence is clear cut, Hearing nothing, Seeing Nothing and Doing Nothing... I ask myself is it worth bringing issues to the attention of the relevant bodies or is the game rigged and I'm wasting time and energy?

Widowed and Dating

Have you thought about whether you're capable of Love after Death? Do we go through the motions? How complicated is it? This is my story and experience of Love After Death.

Beware of Scammer

Be Safe, It’s a Jungle out There…

You just can't go a day, week or month without some scammer slipping into your Direct Messages either through various Social Networks or WhatsApp Style texting etc. What can you do to try and protect yourself and what should you do if you've been a victim of fraud?

Pixels to 3D Objects?

Ever wanted a quick and easy way to convert PNG images to 3D Objects ready for printing? Take a look at my simple project designed to print retro style 80's artwork on 3D Printers.

GB Operator – Preserve Your GameBoy Cartridges

It's 2022, you've a bunch of GameBoy Cartridges gathering dust and you want to transfer them to your favourite emulator and play, or you're a developer wanting to try their software on real hardware. Then the GB Operator is a device you need in your hardware arsenal. We take a look, see what you think.

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Tracey’s Dog

What happens with an irresponsible large dog charity who doesn't properly risk assess dogs with bite history, a dog owner unfamiliar with these behaviours and much needed surgery...

MegaVault Hack – Part 2 – Creating a Loader

Following on from the Back to Basics article, in Part 2 I'll show how to create a custom loader for MegaVault that we hacked. Additionally we'll create an old-school magazine style type-in for cheating on original hardware and cassette.

Back to Basics

Have you ever wondered how it all started? In today's blog article I go back to the basics of hacking and how I got started. Except with the benefit of using modern tools/emulators to walk you through hacking an assembly language game.

Ten Monkeys …

Large organisations and Government bodies, rarely admit to wrong doing even when the evidence is clear cut, Hearing nothing, Seeing Nothing and Doing Nothing... I ask myself is it worth bringing issues to the attention of the relevant bodies or is the game rigged and I'm wasting time and energy?

MegaVault Hack – Part 2 – Creating a Loader

Following on from the Back to Basics article, in Part 2 I'll show how to create a custom loader for MegaVault that we hacked. Additionally we'll create an old-school magazine style type-in for cheating on original hardware and cassette.

Nova Load Speed Loader

NOVALOAD – Commodore Speed Load and Protection System Hacked.

NOVALOAD Turbo Load and Protection system was ubiquitous on Commodore machines back in the day. I take a look back at how I hacked the protection system when I was around 13 years old, though today using modern day tools. Revisiting my past exploits and sharing information with the greater audience. If you're a fan of the C16 and Mr Puniverse then take a look and follow me!

GreaseWeazle

Via the Retro community I learned of the GreaseWeazle, and at a fundamental level it works by recording the magnetic fluctuations on the disk surface and therefore doesn't rely on a specific disk interface to decode those signals. As such it makes it perfect for making digital forensic copies of disks in the past.

Tip Toe Through the Tulips…

That said, and pain aside, what I have noticed is the joy of walking again, how much I missed it, and the bitter sweetness of it all, given Janice was pushing for exactly this so we could tour the world together. 

Widowed and Dating

Have you thought about whether you're capable of Love after Death? Do we go through the motions? How complicated is it? This is my story and experience of Love After Death.

Chocolate Chip Muffins

When it comes to a good muffin, Give generously I say 😋 It’s been an interesting week to say the least, […]

Headless Raspberry Pi Desktop Installation

This article explains how to install and configure a Raspberry Pi with Debian OS without the need to plug your Pi into an external Keyboard, Mouse and Monitor. As an optional extra, I'll show you how to enable VNC if you want to remotely connect to the Pi desktop.