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ZX Vega+ Debacle

This section is for articles relating the recreated ZX Spectrum named the Vega+ (or the Vague-a-plus as it's now referred to). Retro Computers Ltd have taken over £500,000 from Indiegogo crowdfunders and 13 months on there is absolutely nothing to show for it despite a working prototype from the former directors from March 2016!

Nick Roper
03/06/2017

Lee Fogarty exposed shilling as Nick Roper on the Vega+ campaign, and the spineless daughter hounded off social media without anyone even mentioning her!Lee Fogarty exposed shilling as Nick Roper on the Vega+ campaign. The current version is that Nick Roper has been dead for 20 years and Nick's spineless 20 year old daughter was hounded off social media without anyone even mentioning her!

Preston Thomas - The sad facts
30/05/2017

Preston's legacy of trouble making will not be forgotten and cannot continuePreston's legacy of trouble making will not be forgotten and cannot continue. Yet more awful facts about one of the most deceptive and unpleasant individuals in the retro gaming scene.

Lee Fogarty, Preston and the Vega+ testing scandal
01/05/2017

Lee Fogarty offered Preston Thomas a Vega+ testing unit in return for admin rights on the Spectrum4Ever Facebook group in order to push his agenda.Lee Fogarty offered Preston Thomas a Vega+ testing unit in return for admin rights on the Spectrum4Ever Facebook group in order to push his agenda.

The democratic blog
30/04/2017

This document is the first draft of a blog to be used in the book “Creating the Sinclair ZX Vega and Vega+”.This information was provided by a famous hacker called Mathew, and this document is the first draft of a blog to be used in the book “Creating the Sinclair ZX Vega and Vega+”.

Refunds
21/04/2017

A short summary of the Vega+ project for financial institutions. This is to assist people wanting refunds or section 75 chargebacks.A short summary of the Vega+ project from Retro Computers Ltd for financial institutions. This is to assist people wanting refunds or section 75 chargebacks for RCL failing to deliver their consoles.

Fat Bastard
01/04/2017

A disco hit by George Bum! Lard milkshakes for breakfast, lunch and tea, it's a sing along frenzy with Ol' George!A disco hit by George Bum! Lard milkshakes for breakfast, lunch and tea, it's a sing along frenzy with Ol' George!

Daily Blog
24/03/2017

A daily blog summary of the fiasco that is the Vega+ with information compiled from many sources.A daily blog summary of the fiasco that is the Vega+ with information compiled from many sources.

RCL claim to have never refused to refund anyone
11/03/2017

In an effort to assist RCL with their seemingly endless list of technology problems, I have collated some refund requests.In an effort to assist RCL with their seemingly endless list of technology problems, I have collated some refund requests. I'm sorry it's only 24 hours worth, but I got bored after finding 58 calls for a refund.

Lee Fogarty issues takedown request of Gizmodo article
09/03/2017

Lee Fogarty complains to my webhost with his usual bunch of lies without any supporting evidenceLee Fogarty complains to my webhost with his usual bunch of lies without any supporting evidence. He fabricated some trolling and fraud nonsense and pretends I have posted personal details online to make his claim sound more realistic, when it's utter bollocks!

Will the ZX Spectrum Vega Plus Ever Materialise?
09/03/2017

A re-post of the original article posted on Gizmodo by Holly Brockwell on the 9th of March 2017.A re-post of the original article posted on Gizmodo by Holly Brockwell on the 9th of March 2017. The original has been taken down without explanation, so I am re-posting it here for the time being.

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Missed Vega+ Shipping Deadlines

  • End of September 2016
  • October 2016
  • In time for Xmas
  • February 2017
  • A "few weeks" from March 10th 2017