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Sunday, 12 November 2017


Please view the attached video for EXCITING UPDATE INFORMATION - information so exciting that it made me capitalise three whole words in a row!

In other news, it was lovely to meet so many of you on the book tour recently. It's great to see so many people interested in fascinatlingly awful retro games - just please bear the lessons of the book in mind if you ever make your own game...…

Extras! Extras! Read much about them!

Thursday, 20 July 2017


Attack of the Flickering Skeletons is very nearly complete - we've just finished checking over the first proofs, and it's looking both hunky and dory.  And I said this book would be bigger than the first and indeed it is - there are 25% more words, in fact. But what lurks inside these extra phrases?

Firstly there's Worst Magazine Score Corner, a series of mini-articles dotted around the…

Guests Assemble

Monday, 29 May 2017


The time has come to pull back the curtain on the guest people who have kindly donated words, thoughts and past emotional traumas to the book.

I exclusively asked gaming journalists this time as they tend to have the clearest memories of their biggest gaming waste of money, and the ability to tell that story in an entertaining way. This was largley inspired by a book a friend lent me…

Well blimey

Thursday, 2 March 2017


So... that went pretty well! We hit 100% of the funding goal within 24 hours of launch which is rather lovely, and the total is currently sitting around 169% less than a week in. Clearly there is still an appetite for pointing and lauching at rubbishy old games.

Massive thanks to all of you for supporting the book. I'm currently co-ordinating with the guest writers, and traumatising them…

Publication date: December 2017
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