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Thank you for visiting my Scooby1970 blogspot. I update whenever I can and when I have something interesting to share. You will also find published work of mine at Gaming Illustrated. Gaming Illustrated is where most of my work now takes place, but I will transfer some of my more popular articles from there over to this blog, in extended format.

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:) Mark

Friday, 25 April 2008

Weekly update....

Ok, first off, my Sega Saturn turned up on Thursday and Karl and myself had a huge blast with it! It actually came with 6 games (Manx TT, Sega Rally, Maddon 07, Actua Golf, Virtua Fighter and Point Break). It's a great console and works perfectly. For those who don't know, the console was released at roughly the same time as the original Playstation console. Graphically, it still holds well today, and after already spending many hours on Point Break, Sega Rally and Manx TT, I can tell you that the playability factor is well and truly there!

Watched "300" on Blu-ray this week. Such an utterly brilliant experience. The film is just brilliant, the picture was amazing and the sound was pure uncompressed PCM 5.1... What more could you want?

Work has been great, the easiest job in the World with the best pay I have ever had in my life. What more could you ask for? I just need to stop eating out every dinner time though, as it's not good for my svelt (cough) wasteline!

This Monday is my fathers 57th Birthday, so will get him something special, and then shortly after it's my parents 39 year wedding anniversary... Wow... 39 years! That has to be applauded.

On the music front, I am listening to Madonnas new album which is really really good. Also been listening to Byrds alot. This weekend I'm off to Aberystwyth, and my iPod has been loaded with the latest 1up podcasts, so I'm all ready to go.

Oh, one last thing... GTA IV is out, and I don't know what to do!!!! Shall I buy it or not? Answers to the usual email address please! - Also anyone out there want a copy of my Jan & Dean ultimate collection MP3 DVD (everything releasesd/unreleased on 1 DVD), just email me and for a small payment for p&p I'll ship it out to you!

Take care, and remember... Only YOU can prevent forest fires!

:) Mark

Thursday, 17 April 2008

Sega Saturn

Just purchased a Sega Saturn with 5 games off Ebay for an unbelievable £25 including p&p! Looking forward to it arriving next week I hope! Will let you know all about it. It's one of those consoles that I have always wanted!!! And... It comes with Manx TT and Sega Rally, two games I really really wanted, plus a further 3 games! Cooooooooooooooool (I hope).

:) Mark

Sunday, 13 April 2008

Scooby1970 MD (Thats Managing Director)

Yey! Finally, managed to get the business sorted out. As a side-business to where I work now I opened a new company and I am the Managing Director. Doesn't really mean I'll be earning much more money as it will all be invested into the company, but it's nice to have the MD after my name in letters!

It seems things in work are getting better and better. With the new company it means we're opening a new office so I'll be in charge of three company stores all togehter. Basically, it now means I can concentrate on saving more monies and Aberystwyth for me & Sara in a few years time will be the reality that I really want it to be.

Stay tuned for more...

Sunday, 6 April 2008

Come on a "Safari" with me...

Oh My God!!!! My iTunes updated and asked me did I want to install Safari. Now, as you may all know, Safari is the Internet Browser for Mac computers, so I was quite shocked to see this. I installed it, and to be quite honest I'm blown away! This is a great Internet Browser, and I recommend it to anyone!

The test on web pages looks soooo clear, and you can actually change the size of text input boxes. It also checks your spelling as you type and seems much much faster than Firefox 2 and IE7! As far as security, it seems pretty secure from what I have read. I'll keep you all informed!

:) Mark

Thursday, 3 April 2008

Another day, another Dollar...

So, another week drifts past and a few updates. Sara and myself spent the weekend in Aberystwyth last weekend while Sara looked for a flat to live in. we found a nice listtle studio apartment and we've put down the deposit. It seems as every hour goes by we get closer and closer to eventually living up in Aberystwyth.

On the gaming front, I had Everybody's Golf World Tour and Gran Turismo 5 Prologue. Both are fantastic games. Alot of my time has been spent playing these, and also trying to destroy the final boss in Heavenly Sword, which is really freaking me out with all the attempts I am taking!

Musically speaking, I'm enjoying some Jonathan Ross Podcasts from iTunes and listening alot to Duffy and The Beach Boys.

I'll be back soon...