C64 users are about to receive an amazing version of a 1980’s classic, Scramble Infinity!

There just wasn’t any way that the C64 could get any better, but looking at the latest update from Games That Weren’t, it has, indeed! Here’s a side-scrolling Shoot ’em up called Scramble Infinity for the C64. As far as we know, Mirage designed the graphics and code for the game and has now completed it after vanishing from the face of the Earth in 2009, when development was supposed to have begun.

Your task as a spaceship commander is … Read the rest

How Many of These Popular 1980’s Movies Have You Seen?


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A group of guests, each harboring a secret for which they’ve been blackmailed, gather at a spooky mansion at the invitation of a stranger in this practically perfect murder-mystery comedy. Yes, it’s based on the famous board game—hence the three different endings that were shown in theaters; streaming versions include them all—but this 1985 gem, which stars Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Brennan, and more, is much more exciting (and quotable) than any night … Read the rest

What Happened in the 1980s inc. News, Popular Culture, Prices and Technology

Other Major Events From The 80’s

During the 80’s we also saw the collapse of the traditional communism and the end of the cold war. Communism was crumbling as shown by the collapse of the Berlin wall and the breakup up of what was the USSR towards the end of the 80’s. and leading to a unified Germany.

The 80’s additionally signaled an upward thrust of conservatism in political and cultural lifestyles, due to Margaret Thatcher in the UK and … Read the rest