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519, EM/015
EMOHA Project

Speaker: Knox, Jamie, 1977 - 0, Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: Hooley, T, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Talks about games played at school in Wigston, Leicester, such as 'Kiss Chase', board games played at home, riding bike, rules of 'Foggy Hounds', breaking windows with football. Talks about playing games such as 'Chuckie Egg' on Commodore 64 computer, having Sega Megadrive, reading computing magazines, learning to make own computer programs. Describes remote control car Christmas present, trips to Wickstead Park, to McDonalds on birthday. Mentions playing with 'Transformers', 'Star Wars' characters, model making, 'Scalectrix', 'Lego'. Briefly reflects on changes in playing games.
Place of birth: Leicester
Education: All Saints, Wigston; Ebbington; Gulthlaxton
Marital Status: Single, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Wigston
Periods Covered: 1980s, 1990s
Language: English

Recording Date: 4/2/2002
Playing time:
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
Cross Reference:

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