ZX Vega+ News

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Vega+ Shipping Dates

  • End of September 2016
  • October 2016
  • In time for Xmas 2016
  • February 2017
  • A "few weeks" from March 10th 2017
  • Summer 2017
  • 8 weeks from August 9th (October 4th, 2017)
  • Mid October 2017

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Welcome to the ZX Vega+ news site, for up-to-date news regarding the recreated ZX Spectrum Vega+ console from Retro Computers Ltd. This site is unauthorised and unofficial!

Suzanne Martin with a bucket of KFC purchased with ringfenced backer funds
Archive of media takedown complaints
24/11/2017

An archive of failed attempts by Suzanne Martin to remove satirical images from the internet during the Vega+ fiasco.An archive of failed attempts by Suzanne Martin to remove satirical images from the internet during the Vega+ fiasco.

Roll of Honour extracted from a prototype Vega+ unit
Roll of Honour
14/11/2017

Swiss hacker Mathew returns to extract the official Roll of Honour from one of the dead-on-arrival Vega+ prototypes.Swiss hacker Mathew returns to extract the official Roll of Honour from one of the dead-on-arrival Vega+ prototypes that was dumped in the garbage after the Spectrum35 event.

Faked Vega+ launch party photos taken by Alastair Levy a week after the event
The Launch Party that Wasn't
26/10/2017

Photographer A J Levy appears to have a time machine, as camera metadata from the "launch party" photos show they were taken a week later!Photographer A J Levy appears to have a time machine, as camera metadata from the October 2016 "launch party" photos show they were taken a week later!

Legal resources
25/10/2017

One easy option for people is to write to the Law Society, after backing a project with money to be held in trust to manufacture a product.One easy option for people is to write to the Law Society, backing a project with money to be held in trust to manufacture a product. However, it seems that your money has been given to Michelmores and Teacher Stern LLP to fight various spurious legal battles instead.

RCL Shareholders Agreement
20/10/2017

Retro Computers Ltd shareholders agreement between Paul Andrews, Chris Smith, David Levy and Sinclair Research Ltd.Retro Computers Ltd shareholders agreement between Paul Andrews, Chris Smith, David Levy and Sinclair Research Ltd. David Levy wrote this agreement, and appears to have broken multiple parts of it.

Lee Fogarty defecating in the ZX Spectrum retro scene
Lee Chat
18/10/2017

Lee Fogarty has never been one to shy away from chatting to anyone that will listen to him.Lee Fogarty has never been one to shy away from chatting to anyone that will listen to him. Here are a number of conversations Lee has had with people via Facebook Messenger before he admitted his guilt.

Lee Fogarty's admission of guilt for his role in the Vega+ fraud/scam
Lee Fogarty's Admission of Guilt
17/10/2017

Lee Fogarty admits RCL strapped a saddle on its backers and took everybody for a ride during the Vega+ fiasco.Lee Fogarty admits RCL strapped a saddle on its backers and took everybody for a ride during the Vega+ fiasco.

David Levy trolling and online bullying
Dog Ate My Homework
09/10/2017

Excuses offered by Retro Computers Ltd for their failed promises and missed deadlines sound like school children made them up.Excuses offered by Retro Computers Ltd for their failed promises and missed deadlines sound like school children made them up. No real reasons are given as to why each deadline is missed before extending the date, hoping nobody would notice.

Suzanne Martin loses court cases and does not pay back her debts
Suzanne Martin does not pay her debts
27/09/2017

Suzanne Martin has lost multiple court cases, is ordered to repay her victims but almost 10 years later they haven't received a penny.Suzanne Martin has lost multiple court cases, is ordered to repay her victims but almost 10 years later they haven't received a penny.

Suzanne Martin was ordered to show accounts and refused so lost the employment tribunal
Suzanne Martin vs Brain Games
25/09/2017

Details of the employment tribunal that Suzanne Martin lost/quit after she was ordered to show her accounts. Guess why she was let go?Details of the employment tribunal that Suzanne Martin lost/quit after she was ordered to show her accounts regarding the Brain Games scandal. Guess why she was let go?

Bank Statements
20/09/2017

Suzanne Martin stated that backers funds were ringfenced from the beginning, yet these high resolution scans paint a different picture.Suzanne Martin stated that backers funds were ringfenced from the beginning, yet these high resolution scans of the RCL bank statements paint a very different picture.

Daily Blog
18/09/2017

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.

David Levy: "I will ruin you, I will ruin you both"
15/09/2017

David Levy refuses to part company with PR consultant and "journalist" Suzanne Martin in this email transcript from March 2016David Levy refuses to part company with PR consultant and "journalist" Suzanne Martin in this email transcript from March 2016. This outburst from David Levy includes his infamous "I will ruin you, I will ruin you both, I have done it before, I will do it again" quote.

Suzanne Martin PR consultant and journalist, convicted criminal for importation of Cannabis resin
Suzanne Martin
10/09/2017

A collection of quotes from Suzanne Louise Martin, all in her own words and taken during the Vega+ handheld campaign.A collection of quotes from Suzanne Louise Martin, all in her own words and taken during the Vega+ handheld campaign. Suzanne Martin is the current director and MD of Retro Computers Ltd and also mans the PR department.

Lee Fogarty owner of World of Spectrum, liar and accomplice in the Vega+ scam that stole half a million pounds in the Vega+ crowdfunding fraud
Lee Fogarty
30/08/2017

Who better to talk about Lee Christian Fogarty/Creative Spectrum than Lee himself? Over to Lee Fogarty...Who better to talk about Lee Christian Fogarty/Creative Spectrum than Lee himself? Over to Lee Fogarty...

The return of the Funky Spectrum Vega+ videos!
24/08/2017

The Funky Spectrum journalistic videos regarding the Vega+ fiasco were so hot that RCL tried to have them removed from the internet!The Funky Spectrum journalistic videos regarding the Vega+ fiasco were so hot that RCL tried to have them removed from the internet. The truth cannot and must not be silenced, so they're all back where everyone can enjoy them!

Lee Fogarty/Creative Spectrum set up John Wayne Cowboy Builders website
John Wayne Builders: We ain't no cowboys!
08/08/2017

Email correspondence for a "cowboy builders" website between a disgruntled backer of the Vega+ and Lee Fogarty.Email correspondence for a "cowboy builders" website between a disgruntled backer of the Vega+ and Lee Fogarty in late July 2017.

Blog for second quarter of 2017
30/06/2017

Daily blog posts about the Vega+ campaign from the beginning of April to the end of June 2017.Daily blog posts about the Vega+ campaign from the beginning of April to the end of June 2017.

Lee Fogarty of Creative Spectrum shilling as his 20 year dead friend Nick Roper to help swindle backers of half a million pounds in the Vega+ scandal
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!

Nazi Reveal
05/05/2017

Circumstances and evidence of claims from Paul Andrews that he was driven out of RCL by Suzanne Martin and David Levy.Email trail of circumstances and evidence provided by Paul Andrews in the closed Facebook group (in early May 2017) as to how he claims he was driven out of RCL by Suzanne Martin and David Levy back in March 2016.

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+”.

Blog for the first quarter of 2017
31/03/2017

Daily blog posts about the Vega+ campaign from the beginning of January to the end of March 2017.Daily blog posts about the Vega+ campaign from the beginning of January to the end of March 2017.

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, here is a collation of some refund requests.In an effort to assist RCL with their seemingly endless list of technology problems, here is a collation of just some of the refund requests that have been requested.

Refunds
11/03/2017

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.

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

Lee Fogarty complains to Codetapper's webhost with his usual bunch of lies without any supporting evidenceLee Fogarty complains to Codetapper's webhost with his usual bunch of lies without any supporting evidence. He fabricated some trolling and fraud nonsense and pretended Codetapper had 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

This article was originally posted by Holly Brockwell on the website Gizmodo on Thursday 9th of March 2017.This article was originally posted by Holly Brockwell on the website Gizmodo on Thursday 9th of March 2017. Within hours of it going up, it was taken down after threats by Retro Computers Ltd.

Blog for 2016
31/12/2016

A short summary of notable events in the Vega+ campaign over 2016.A short summary of notable events in the Vega+ campaign over 2016.

Latest Funky Spectrum RCL Video

Finally Lee bites the hand that feeds him with a sensational series of online tirades against his former masters.
(14/11/2017)

Indiegogo Campaign

"Our Indiegogo campaign is to raise funds to manufacture the first 2,500 or more units of the Vega+ in the UK, and to prepare us for the second production run."

— RCL (15/02/2016)

Vega+ Status

  • All refunds processed:
  • Roll of honour email:
  • Address confirmation:
  • Battery specification:
  • PEGI certification:
  • Final specs released:
  • Games list released:
  • Finished box design:
  • Manual released:
  • Working website:
  • Final devices made: 0
  • Prototypes made: 20-30