Author Archives: Alec Dunn (LegoYoda)

About Alec Dunn (LegoYoda)

Alec is an IT guy focused around cloud automation and DevOps. Currently working for ControlCircle he is a firm believer that virtualisation + automation is the best thing to happen to IT since sliced bread! he is also an avid collector of old arcade hardware.

Inside a Super FX SNES Cart (Another Opening Up)

Back when I was 12 years old I was completly blown away by the Graphics from a certain game by the name of Starwing (Starfox to the rest of the world).  3D Graphics from a 16-bit console? Witchcraft I say! … Continue reading

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So, What’s Inside a SNES Cartridge (Opening and Poking About)

As part of my attempt to clean up and get working my SNES from the dawnm of time  I thought I’d take a look inside the game cart I have.  Not for any reason… I’m just curious and happened to … Continue reading

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Retro Pickup: SNES + Zelda (Non Working)

Something I’ve had langushing at the bottom of a box for a while is this old SNES.  It was given to be (free) byt a friend a while back with a copy of Zelda – A Link To The Past … Continue reading

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The Konami Laser Scope: WHY!?

I picked up an odd NES peripheral in a bundle. It’s terrible. Continue reading

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I’m Not Dead, I’m Just Moving

Actual restoration posts on this blog have been a bit thin on the ground for the last 6 months.  I know this but it’s because I’m FINALLY moving to a bigger place and the Blast City and all the games … Continue reading

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The Collecting Off-Season

It’s that time of the year again!  The time when, myself, I get to pay a load of games and relax for a little.  It’s also the time when the forums and ebay seem to go totally deadwith regards to … Continue reading

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The Frustration Of A Quiet eBay

I’ve generally been buying my arcade / JAMMA games through eBay for a number of years but, recently, there seems to have been a very dry period for anything interesting.  It’s all still out there being listed BUT it’s all … Continue reading

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