Thursday, April 30, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 38

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 38
Thursday 30th April 2020

ESPN International Track & Field on the Playstation 2


"I like this game. The trickiest event is swimming, but my favourite is clay pigeon shooting (I beat my dad). 7/10" - Kayleigh

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 37

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 37
Wednesday 29th April 2020

Paperboy (Arcade) on the Playstation 2


"It's fun but very hard, especially the bees. I think it would be much better to play with the handlebars on the arcade version. 6/10" - Kayleigh

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 36

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 36
Tuesday 28th April 2020

TimeSplitters on the Playstation 2


"Another brilliant two-player game which I can play with my Dad. 8/10" - Kayleigh

Monday, April 27, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 35

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 35
Monday 27th April 2020

Xybots (Arcade) on the Playstation 2


"I love it. One of the best games so far, and I get to play two-player co-op with my Dad!. 9/10" - Kayleigh

Game Covers - Bandits at Zero (Commodore Plus 4)

One man, one plane - ou are alone and you are our only hope!  The bitter war continues and you must battle through enemy defences.  The fighting is fast and furious and you are under constant fire.  Destroy the enemy at all costs!

Bandits at Zero Cover

Bandits at Zero Inlay (Including hand written cheats!!)

Bandit at Zero Tape

Game Covers - Auriga (Commodore Plus 4)

Earth requires highly skilled pilots to form its new Space Fighter Squadron.  To be selected to join the Ranks of Starfleet you must complete and pass the ultimate test.  Your test mission requires you to travel to the darkest depths of the Universe.  Traveling through uncharted territories battling with the unnumerable hostile creatures found within.....   and still return home with your craft intact.

Written by Keith 'Howlin' Mad' Harvey
Produced by Richard Paul Jones

Auriga Cover
Auriga Inlay

 Auriga Tape


Sunday, April 26, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 34

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 34
Sunday 26th April 2020

Arnie for the Commodore 64


"Average. It was OK, but it's really hard!. 6/10" - Kayleigh

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 33

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 33
Saturday 25th April 2020

Little Computer People for the Commodore 64


"Interesting. I prefer The Sims, but it was still fun telling Andrew (my LCP) what to do. 6/10" - Kayleigh

Friday, April 24, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 32

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 32
Friday 24th April 2020

Magic Pockets for the Commodore Amiga


"Not too sure.  It was Ok, but the controls felt sluggish. 6/10" - Kayleigh

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 31

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 31
Thursday 23rd April 2020

Rayman 2 The Great Escape for the Sega Dreamcast


"I really liked this game.   The way they talk is funny!  7/10" - Kayleigh

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 30

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 30
Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Bozo's Night Out for the Commodore 64


"The game is ok. I like it when he farts! 6/10" - Kayleigh

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 29

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 29
Tuesday 21st April 2020

Sonic Adventure for the Sega Dreamcast


"Good game. I like looking after the Chao on the VMU  8/10" - Kayleigh

Monday, April 20, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 28

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 28
Monday 20th April 2020

Doom 64 for the Nintendo 64


"Not as good as Doom on PC, and I prefer playing Doom with a keyboard 7/10" - Kayleigh

Technical Post - List Users of Active Directory Group

A small PowerShell script to list users in a specific Active Directory group

get-adgroup groupname | get-adgroupmember | sort name | % {$_.name}

groupname = The name of the AD group you wish to look at.

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 27

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 27
Sunday 19th April 2020

Space Pilot for the Commodore 16 & Plus 4


"I love this game. A solid 8½ / 10" - Kayleigh

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 26

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 26
Saturday 18th April 2020

Icicle Works for the Commodore 16 & Plus 4


"Hard but fun.  6/10" - Kayleigh

Friday, April 17, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 25

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 25
Friday 17th April 2020

Chuckie Egg for the Commodore 64



"Fun but I found the bouncing when jumping annoying! 6/10" - Kayleigh

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 24

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 24
Thursday 16th April 2020

Pinball Fantasies AGA for the Commodore Amiga 1200


"I like this game. Partyland is my favourite! 7 / 10" - Kayleigh

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 23

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 23
Wednesday 15th April 2020

Head Over Heels for the Commodore 64


"I really like this game but the controls are hard, and I wish two players could play at the same time. 8½ / 10" - Kayleigh

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 22

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 22
Tuesday 14th April 2020

Trailblazer for the Commodore 16 & Plus 4


"It was ok. A very hard game unless you memorize the courses. 5/10" - Kayleigh

Monday, April 13, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 21

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 21
Monday 13th April 2020

Number Builder for the Commodore 16 & Plus 4



"He is very hard to control but I really liked this game. It makes maths fun! 8/10"

USS Voyager and Vulcan Long-range Shuttle Models

With the current Covid 19 lockdown in effect, I've had a chance to take some more photographs of my Eaglemoss Star Trek Starships Collection.

Camera Settings (before post production)
Canon EOS700D
F-stop : f/28
Exposure time : 30 seconds
ISO Speed : 100
Focal Length : 10mm

Vulcan Long-range Shuttle 

USS Voyager

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 20

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 20
Sunday 12th April 2020

Kikstart for the Commodore 16 & Plus 4


"A good game, but really hard. Much better when Dad gave me unlimited lives! 7/10 - Kayleigh

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 19

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 19
Saturday 11th April 2020

Mini Golf for the Commodore 64


"I really liked this game, but the last hole was really hard. A solid 8/10" - Kayleigh

Friday, April 10, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 18

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 18
Friday 10th April 2020

Buggy Boy for the Commodore 64


"Not too sure about this one.  I kept crashing! 5 / 10" - Kayleigh

Thursday, April 09, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 17

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 17
Thursday 9th April 2020

Well, the UK government has confirmed that it will extend the UK Covid-19 Coronavirus lockdown further which only means one thing...  Kayleigh's Retro Isolation has been extended!!!  Whoop, whoop.

Return to Castle Wolfenstein for PC.


"Best game so far, especially because Dad put the cheats on for me! 9½ / 10" - Kayleigh

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 16

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 16
Wednesday 8th April 2020

More Adventures of Big Mac The Mad Maintenance Man on the Commodore Plus 4


"Very hard but I liked it. However I couldn't get past level 3! 6/10" - Kayleigh

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 15

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 15
Tuesday 7th April 2020

Super Mario 64 on the Nintendo 64



"Fun game. I enjoyed throwing Bomb-omb off the mountain 8/10" - Kayleigh

Monday, April 06, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 14

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 14
Monday 6th April 2020

Dork's Dilemma on the Commodore 16 & Plus 4



"A nice little game. 6/10" - Kayleigh

Sunday, April 05, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 13

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 13
Sunday 5th April 2020

Alien Trilogy on the Sony PlayStation



"I really like this. I loved it when the crab creature jumped on to my face!! 8/10" - Kayleigh

Saturday, April 04, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 12

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 12
Saturday 4th April 2020

Beach-Head on the Commodore 64


"My favourite bit was with the boats and avoiding the mines and torpedoes! 6 / 10" - Kayleigh

Friday, April 03, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 11

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 11
Friday 3rd April 2020

Trashman on the Commodore 64


"I like this game, but keep getting run over by the fast cars! 6 / 10" - Kayleigh

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 10

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 10
Thursday 2nd April 2020

Doom on PC.



"VERY FUN. I accidentally went on hard mode, but still did good 9 / 10" - Kayleigh

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 9

Kayleigh's Retro Isolation - Day 9
Wednesday 1st April 2020

Tomb Raider on the Sony PlayStation.


"I really enjoyed it. It took me a while to get used to the controls" 8 / 10" - Kayleigh