Author 16-Bit Dad

My Favourite Pieces of Video Game Music
Music in games can be absolutely amazing. If a soundtrack is done well, it can turn a mediocre game into a fantastic one or turn an awesome game into an epic one. However, there are usually one or two songs that really stand out, even in wonderful soundtracks. So, I wanted to take some time...
7 RPGs I Really Want To Play
The RPG genre of gaming is so unbelievably huge. It spans across multiple console generations, is at home both on the console, PC & portable gaming systems, and features some of the longest games you could ever play. It is truly a Behemoth of a genre. Because of that, despite the fact that it is...
Engaging An Autistic Child With A Super Mario Matching Game
One of the things that I’ve noticed with my daughter is that she gets bored of her toys extremely quickly! And by that, I don’t mean the typical “playing for 3 days and then losing interest”; she will play with a new toy for about an hour or so and then often, never touch it...
Tips To Encourage Healthy Game Time For Kids
Gaming for kids is going to be pretty much inevitable when they get to a certain age. They may already be browsing the internet or using the household iPad to use the games you’ve downloaded for them on there. The reality is that technology is likely to play an integral part to a child’s development,...
The Difference Between Chart and Graph
Charts and graphs are both means of visual representation. Someone inputs data into a graph or a chart, which then makes it more visible on a smaller scale. This data can be any amount of numbers, profits, progress — and graphs or charts can compare any number of things. Charts and graphs are perfect for...
Here’s How You Can Ensure Your Blog Looks Professional And Attractive
Whether you’re a lifestyle blogger, have a passion for travel, business or you’re a mom that’s offering readers a sense of realism with fantastically relatable content. One thing all bloggers concern themselves with is – does my blog look professional enough? We all want to take pride in our work, and our blogs are no...
Perennial Style Advice For All Men
Part of the trouble with trying to look the part as a modern man is that the rules seem to change all the time. The world of fashion is, of course, particularly prone to altering itself. Indeed, in many ways, this is exactly how it functions, so it should hardly be surprising that it is...
Twitch Studio Beta – My First Impressions
So, Twitch just released the Twitch Studio Beta, their own livestream broadcasting software. It’s an alternative to the likes of OBS and Streamlabs OBS, so I thought I’d take a look at it and see what I thought! On top of that, I wanted to share my first impressions of Twitch Studio Beta. So, let’s...
Handling a Car Accident The Right Way
Naturally, we all hope that we will never have a car accident. Being involved in even a relatively minor one is an experience you could do without.  But, sadly, accidents happen. They are very much a fact of life and as more vehicles come onto the road the chances of your having one go up....
7 Of My Favourite PS2 J-RPGs
I make no secret of the fact that J-RPGs are my favourite type of video game. In fact, if you read my History in Gaming post, you’ll get to see exactly when and why I started to adore the J-RPG genre. But any, that’s not really the point of this post, is it? You’re not...

Hello there! I’m Gareth, the 16-Bit Dad; a retro gaming blogger, Twitch Streamer and Autism Parent. With a focus on great games, a wonderful Stream community and help for other Autism Parents, I review games, play them with the community and share my learnings about Autism!

Latest Reviews
The Zoo Race Review
  • 15th January 2020
Timesplitters Review
  • 7th January 2020
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Review
XIII (PS2) Review
  • 14th October 2019

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