Nostalgia plays a sizable component in the hobby of vintage computing and video games. Interactions with games and computers by means of playing, hearing or even discussing them, can manifest emotio... Read More
The mission: to review the same game on three different systems. The rules: I have to own an original copy to play on the original hardware. No fair! I hear retro gamers cry, an Atari 2600 (VCS) again... Read More
Like most families, my own spent the holiday season visiting relatives we seldom saw during the rest of the year. One particular cousin was the target of a special kind of envy. While I had friends wi... Read More
Playing Tetris on an original Gameboy in the early 90’s was as iconic as… Kurt Cobain on MTV? There was always one drawback to handheld gaming in the era of Mario, when the lights went out... Read More
A friend and fellow Apple fan (I’m not all Commodore!) alerted me to a massive Macintosh fire sale that was happening last weekend. The event was epic, the seller had amassed 100’s of mach... Read More
As most kids, I remember Pac-man, Space Invaders and Pitfall but Mario Bros.? That title on the Atari 2600 platform was new to me. Playing it I could see similarities in the main sprites but the game ... Read More
Counting Virtual Sheep is a blog dedicated to the capture of digital retro.
These are the tools and entertainment we used at the dawn of the digital revolution.