The Centre for Computing History in Cambridge, England, hosted Sir Clive Sinclair and Christopher Curry earlier today as part of the Sinclair Weekend. A showing of Micro Men is scheduled for later for those geeks still around, and a special display has been put together to mark Sinclair’s place in the history of computer games. Photos to follow…
For geeks and gamers everywhere, the Centre for Computing History is like revisiting their teenage bedroom. Most of the gaming machines work and there is a selection of unusual consoles plus examples of early business machines and mobile phones to remind you just how they used to look.
I’ve written extensively about the museum and other retrogaming events on another site where most of my articles are found these days. The museum is run by Jason Fitzpatrick, who also runs a company supplying 80s techy props for use in TV shows and movies.
Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ll be off to help the team set up for this evening’s screening.