Retro Gaming, Parenting and Streaming

Hi there! My name’s Gareth, also known as the 16-Bit Dad. I’m a first-time father to an Autistic daughter, a retro game collector and a Twitch streamer.

On this blog, you can find retro gaming reviews and top 7 lists, as well as help and advice for both first-time parents and Autism Parents. You can also find out everything you need to know about my Twitch streams!

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Retro Gaming & Parenting Posts

Are you looking for some awesome retro gaming reviews? Or maybe you’re here to read some honest and open articles about raising an Autistic child? Then click here to read my latest retro gaming and parenting posts!

Retro Gaming Twitch Stream

Looking for information about my Twitch streams? Or are you trying to find a new retro gaming streamer to watch? Whichever the case may be, you can find all of the info you need about my streams & the 16-Bit Dad community by clicking below!

Click one of the streamers to view their stream!

From retro games to modern games, the 16-Bit Dad Twitch channel cover all aspects of the gaming sphere. If you’re looking for a calm and casual streamer as opposed to all of those over the top reaction, then come and join us! With a focus on an inclusive and welcoming community, you’re bound to make some awesome friends too.

Stream Schedule

  • Thursday – Shadow Hearts
  • Friday – Final Fantasy
  • Saturday – Valkyria Chronicles Remastered
  • Sunday – Weekly Retro Showcase

Please note: streams start at 10:45pm UK time

The Weekly Retro Showcase game is chosen at random each week from a Master List that everyone in the community Discord is able to add to.

Primark Is A God Send For Kids and Parents

Primark Is A God Send For Kids and Parents

You always hear people saying how expensive it is to have kids, but no one can really prepare you for just how expensive it is. You won't really believe it or understand it until you go and start purchasing all the different things you need. For example, here's a...

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My Top 7 Disappointing Moments in Gaming

My Top 7 Disappointing Moments in Gaming

Everyone has their own list of disappointing moments in the history of gaming. I mean, there have been so many of the years that you could easily make a top 100 disappointing moments in gaming list. However, that would be far too long of a post for me to write, and...

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Websites Every Gamer Should Bookmark

Websites Every Gamer Should Bookmark

For many gamers, it's not enough to simply play games. Many also want to be part of a community that shares their interest. This demand for gaming communities is what drives the creation of gaming websites. These sites were designed to provide gamers a platform to...

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About


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!

Charity

Help spread the awareness of Autism and support the amazing National Autistic Society through my JustGiving page! Click the button below to find out more!

Awards



Winner – Digital & Tech – UK Blog Awards 2018

Winner – Best Gaming Blog – UK Blog Awards 2019
UK Retro Gaming Blogs
Rated 3rd Best UK Retro Gaming Blog by Feedburner
TOTS100 - UK Parent Blogs
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