About Me

I started with computers around 1983 when my father bought an Apple II for his work. I spent many hours gaming, and also did a bit of programming in Applesoft BASIC.
At the end of the 80s I became a PC user, still gaming and programming. This time in Quick Basic and Turbo Pascal. I never owned a 16-bit console or home computer, although I craved for an Amiga. I was facinated by the demos running on the machine demonstrating its capabilities. Many years later, the first "retro" machine I bought was an Amiga 500.
After a specialisation in embedded software engineering, I worked many years for a defense contractor. Nowadays, I am in the video game industry, contributing to emulation projects.

During my free time, I code for various personal projects, some of them mentionned in this blog.
I also have a passion for photography and travels. You can see my pictures from various places around the world at https://www.xtof.photo.

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My collection

I collected many old machines that I try to maintain in working condition. Most are from the 8-bit and 16-bit eras, spanning from the mid 80s to the mid 90s.

Home computers

  • Amiga 500
  • Amstrad CPC 6128
  • Apple IIe
  • Atari Falcon 030
  • PC 486 DX2/66

Home consoles

  • NEC PCEngine + cdrom2
  • Nintendo SNES
  • Sega Megadrive
  • Sony Playstation
  • Vectrex

Handhelds

  • Nec PcEngine GT
  • Nintendo Game & Watches
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Nintendo Game Boy Micro
  • Sega Game Gear