Box of Joy

we’ve been using the Gametraders Time Machine (pat pending) a lot this month. We’ve loved going back in time to pre 2000 and going over all those amazing systems like the beautiful 486 PC, the SNES and Sega, and who can forget our Retro Editor’s personal favourite the Amstrad computer and our Editor’s favourite – the humble Commodore Amiga 500..

one thing we’ve noticed is the manuals. Back in the day of PC gaming using 386, 486 and Pentium processors, you’d buy games like Falcon 4 and get a huge box and inside was not only the game but also a manuals, maps, novella’s and other bits and pieces.

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