Sega

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Need a distraction from the stresses of your working week? Want to take a trip back to a simpler times? Well, Sega has made #throwbackthursday…. everyday!! Sega have added the official soundtracks to some of your childhood favourites to its official Spotify channel. You heard it!
Sonic the Hedgehog - Green Hill Zone Act 1
It’s now released nearly 20 classic soundtracks from the ’80s and ’90s onto streaming site Spotify, including OutRun, Virtua Fighter, Super Hang-On, Alex Kidd as well as Sonic the Hedgehog. This playlist hasn’t just filled our office with chiptune joy, it has created a fun guessing game for the secret Sega fans in our office. Could you recognize the music from Sonic’s Green Hill Zone? Or recognize the soundtrack to Alex Kidd swimming? We can now… Give it a try, you may surprise yourself!!
Alex Kidd Swimming Level
There are loads of albums to choose from and all are begging your inner child to give them a listen.
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Wall art is a really simple and easy way to spruce up any room and we’ve got a very cool selection that can give your home a stylish and retro touch, you’ll be the envy of every visitor!

Whether you’re a movie buff, retro gamer or music lover we’ve got all bases covered with fab original art for such retro icons as Labyrinth, Back to the Future, Marvel Comics, Sega, David Bowie, Roald Dahl, Coca-Cola and sooooo much more! Whatever your taste, there’s definitely something for everyone at a range of prices that really won’t break the bank! Let’s take a look…

We’re particularly proud of our Harry Potter art collection with a range of magical framed prints featuring the likes of Sirius Black, Bellatrix, Lucius and of course Harry himself.  We also have a Hogwarts crest for those of you wishing to be a wizard in training!

And below are a few of my favourite movie prints that I’m planning to adorn my walls with, let us know which prints would look perfect in your home!

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Atari, Nintendo, SEGA, PlayStation….big or small we love them all! Growing up, like many of the kids we knew we were totally in love with the latest video games.
Nothing was more exciting that button bashing Street Fighter, helping Mario save the Princess (or die trying at least), or perhaps even being chased around the screen by Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and Clyde.

It wasn’t all about the latest graphics, the best in game physics, HUD, or even having the biggest free world to roam around in. Retro gaming was purely about raw fun which is what many of the classic gave us by the bucket load.

If like us, you’re heart belongs to some of the classic titles and characters from your childhood, not only do we want to virtually hi-five you, but we also think we’ve just some pretty cool goodies you’d just got to snap up.

To show you just what we’re talking about, we’ve popped together a list of our top Things Every Retro Gamer Needs In Their Life. Enjoy!

1. Men’s Blue Nintendo Mega Man Costume Hoodie
If fighting off evil robots with your trusty Mega Buster was your kind of fun, our awesome Mega Man Hoodie will be right up your street.
2. Men’s Black Nintendo Bowser Kanji T-Shirt
Ahh we hated this guy so much growing up! He was so tricky! Show some love for the ultimate baddy from the ultimate gamer series with this awesome Bower Tee.
3. PlayStation Set of 3 Pairs Of Socks
We can still remember getting out first PlayStation like is was yesterday! Why not re-live just a touch of that joy by getting your hands (or feet!) on these funky PlatStation socks!
4. USB Powered Colour Changing PAC-MAN Lamp.
Whether they were chasing after you or running away, Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde always added a bit of colour to proceedings. Add some of your very own with our fab new light!
5. Men’s Charcoal Marl Super Mario Brothers Nintendo T-Shirt
Can’t decide on your favourite Mario character? Why not rock them all with this seriously cool Nintendo T-Shirt.
6. Pac-Man Belt
The ultimate in retro accessories for any gamer! Watch Pac-Man much up the ghosts every day with our fab belt!
7. Men’s White Classically Trained T-Shirt
Fancy new technology? 3D graphics? More gigabytes than Quagmire? Times change but real gamers started with the classics.
8. Ladies Sonic and Tails Title Screen Rolled Sleeve Boyfriend T-Shirt
If you’re more of a SEGA kind of gamer, they don’t come much cooler than Sonic and Tails!
9. Sonic The Hedgehog Set of 3 Pairs Of Socks
Don’t stumble like Tails, strut like Sonic! With these Sonic the Hedgehog socks you’ll definitely be the head of the gang.
10. Mega Drive Console Notebook
Take notes or store your cheat codes in style with this funky Mega Drive notebook!
11. Men’s Black Classic Space Invaders Game T-Shirt
Show some love for one of the daddies or retro gaming with our alien busting Space Invaders T-Shirt!
12. Nintendo Gamer Controller Backpack
The classic NES controller is a real design classic and such a gaming icon. Show some love and keep this legend alive with our funky backpacks!
13. Tetris Light
Every time we see this we can still hear that classic music! Create your very own lights with this awesome Tetris set!
14. Nintendo Super Mario Brothers Multi-Colour Fleece Blanket
Snuggle up with Mario and his bro Luigi and add some extra retro cool to your home in one swoop with this awesome blanket.
15. Framed Nintendo Mario Face Mirror
Mama Mia! Boy, do we have a treat for you! If you’re a fan of the (incredibly) Super Mario Brothers, then this awesome, but subtle nod of appreciation is the best way to show some love for the mighty duo!
16. Retro Gamer Ghosts Backpack
Add a splash of colour and gamer cool to any outfit with this snazzy Pac-Man backpack!
17. EXCLUSIVE Unisex All Over Print Sonic The Hedgehog T-Shirt
Love Sonic? Get ‘all over’ this exclusive tee! Featuring Sonic, Tails, Doctor Eggman (Robotnik), and Knuckles, this is a great find for any fan.
18. Tetris Notebook
Sometimes the simplest of games are the very best. Tetris pretty much champions this idea which is why is is possible one of the most iconic games ever. Swap your gameboy for this funky notepad and make a splash at school, in the office or just with friends.
19. PlayStation Shaped Bi-Fold Wallet
Get the world’s top selling console in the very pocked with our amazing PlayStation wallet! Great way to store your credits.
20. Street Fighter LED Torch With Sound Keychain
This awesome keychain features the popular Street Fighter character Ryu. Press his chest and a super bright LED light will be activated whilst he shouts Hadoken! at the same time. Too much cool!
21. Men’s White Paper Scissors Stone Alex Kidd Sega T-Shirt
Celebrate the nail-biting end to each level of the cult classic, Alex Kidd with this funky Tee!
Pheeew! So there you have them folks! Hopefully we’ve sent your on a weird and wonderful trip back down retro gaming memory lane.

Don’t forget to check out all of these classic goodies and so much more in our full range of gamer merchandise at TruffleShuffle.com.

So what are your biggest retro video game memories? Let us know by popping a comment below.

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Hello internet explorers!

As we’re sure you already know, we really love getting to see all of our amazing customers and fans getting their hands on something nice and showing it off with pride. Nothing puts a bigger smile on our little faces…well..apart from maybe an early morning cuppa and sneaky bikkie!

With every order we pick and pack each day, each one is destined for an exciting new home where it will be loved and worn with pride by the new happy owner, this is such a great feeling and we REALLY love it when you guys show us where they have ended up and who will be rocking it all, perhaps showing some love for their favorite cuperhero, movie, cartoon, TV Show or even band.

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To say a big thank you to everyone who keeps us updated on what you’ve been buying, we’ve decided to put together another little look at some of our top #truffleshuffle Instagram features that have been uploaded by you guys. Take a peep at some of our favourite from the last few weeks….

kerriejohnstonexo - Clueless Sweater

ashierosee - Deadpool Cardigan

Clueless Ugh As If! Sweater Marvel Deadpool Knitted Cardigan

alicefrancesca1 - Labyrinth Vest

giveemhellalice - Clueless T-Shirt

You Remind Me Of The Babe Bowie Labyrinth Vest Clueless T-Shirt

amygraveling - Lion King Necklace

rebeccalbevan - Monopoly T-Shirt

Simba Outline Lion King Necklace from Disney Couture Monopoly Money’s Too Tight To Mention T-Shirt

kellywelly_x - Playdays T-Shirt

bronywilson - Transformers T-Shirt

Playdays T-Shirt Transformers Autobot T-Shirt

sadumari - Breaking Bad T-Shirt

kelliequinn19 - Science Bitch T-Shirt

Jesse Science Bitch Breaking Bad Boyfriend T-Shirt Breaking Bad T-Shirts

em2evol - Sega T-Shirt

lynstagram2 - Nintendo T-Shirt

Sonic and Sega Logo T-Shirt Come and Visit the Mushroom Kingdom Boyfriend T-Shirt

archeravenue - The Twits T-Shirt

corriecozla - Mr Grumpy Mug

Roald Dahl The Twits T-Shirt Mr Grumpy Mug

pipthepomx - Mean Girls T-Shirt

pipthepomx - Mean Girls T-Shirt

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink Mean Girl Vest Boo You Whore Mean Girl Swing Vest
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Phew! So there you have em folks! Sadly we simply couldn’t include ALL the amazing piccys you guys snap and post, but we do try!

Fancy being featured in the next insta-llment? Why not snap and upload you very own TruffleShuffle purchases and be sure to tag them with #truffleshuffle or #truffleshufflecom and you can always tag us using out profile @truffleshufflecom so we can’t miss it. :)

Huge thank you for everyone out there who is sharing their fab new buys with us and helping to spread the word, amazing work everyone!

See you next time

xoxo

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Sadly! Gone are the days of big baggy jeans, chokers, denim shirts and biker shorts….well for most of us anyways!

BUT do not fear, while a lot of the big trends from the decade have long gone, there’s still plenty of ways to show your love for these amazing times with some retro 90s inspired tees!

Like a lot of the classic flicks from the 80s, it seems there are a whole list of amazing films and TV shows from the decade that gave us the Spice Girls and hit show F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

Take a trip down the not so distant past with some of our very best selling 90s T-Shirts

Ladies Clueless Ugh As If! Slub Scoop Neck T-Shirt

Ladies Clueless Ugh As If! Slub Scoop Neck T-Shirt

Certainly one of the greatest chick flicks of the 90′s, Clueless too the world by storm as we entered the weird and wonderful world of Cher, Tai and Dionne. This cult classic was a lively adaptation of 1816 Jane Austen novel ‘Emma’ and featured the lives of the ultra-rich at Beverly Hills high school.

Men's Black Nirvana Smiley T-Shirt

Men's Black Nirvana Smiley T-Shirt

Paving the way for the 90s grunge era, Nirvana became THE name and face off this amazing genre and style that’s influence can still be seen today, not only in music but fashion and subcultures. What a band!

Jurassic Park T-Shirt

Men's Jurassic Park Logo T-Shirt

One of the biggest films of the decade! Jurassic Park was a real blockbuster, grossing over $900 million worldwide in its original theatrical run. This film saw some amazing new special effects and made amazing use of robotics and models to really bring the dinosaurs to life! Such a classic!

Ladies Vintage Sonic and Sega Logo T-Shirt

Ladies Vintage Sonic and Sega Logo T-Shirt

Remember rocking the SEGA?! Still a gaming classic to this day, we remember watching our little blue hero Sonic speeding his way around and pulling off some amazing jumps in search for those precious gold coins!

Men's Black Power Rangers T-Shirt

Men's Black Power Rangers T-Shirt

If you grew up in the 90s, there’s one thing for sure….you loved the Power Rangers! Getting to group together and fighting against the biggest and most evil monster you could imagine, not to mention the odd argument over which colour you could be. Classic 90s TV and so much fun off the small screen too.

Ladies Heather Maroon Round The Twist Theme Tune T-Shirt

Ladies Heather Maroon Round The Twist Theme Tune T-Shirt

Have you ever, ever seen a tee like this?! We wish we could rewind the clock 20 years and step into that crazy light-house for some Aussie based, spooky adventures with the Twists! Remember just how weird the stories got? Not sure anyone could pull it off like they did.

Stone Roses T-Shirt

Ladies White Bye Bye Badman Stone Roses Oversized Boyfriend T-Shirt

Celebrate the Madchester revival with one of the greatest bands of the 90′s, The Stone Roses! With the headstrong front-man Ian Brown and musical talents of Mani and the crew, this tee is a great way to reminisce about those crazy Hacienda days!
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If all this 90s-talgia has got you feeling the 90s love, check out our ever-growing range of cool t-shirts and pick up something to being those memories flooding back every time you put it one.

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Growing up in the 80s/90s was the best! Everything was simple and fun, life wasn’t too serious and being cool was actually a thing that people could be. With no mobile phones or amazing internet to keep us busy we had to make our own fun, which typically meant heading to the park or a friend’s house, to see who was out or in so we could get them out!

Being surrounded by soooo many amazing 80s T-Shirts, it feels like we are always on a retro nostalgia trip here. Thinking back over some of our best childhood memories, we decided to put them all together and create our ultimate list of what it meant to be growing up at this special time.
Pack your bags folks! We’re taking a short trip down memory lane, likely to include a healthy mix of nostalgia, perhaps a few painful memories and of course as much 8O’s awesomeness as we can carry! Sit back and enjoy our top 20 Ways -  You Know You’re an 80s Baby if….

1. You still think ten years ago was in the 90s…

2. You hoped one day be as cool as the teens in John Hughes movie…

3. You have ever played with a Skip-It….

4. You tight rolled (pegged) your jeans…and maybe still do!

5. You can sing the Ducktales Theme song…

6. You know the anger of having to rewind a film before you could watch it!

7. You had a fine collection of Sweater Shop/Naff Naff/Clothkits jumpers, wore slouch socks over leggings and styled your hair with padded alicebands and scrunchies

8. You know that slap bracelets were both a fashion accessory and a weapon…..and remember when they got banned at school.

9. You know that fixing your gaming technology meant blowing on it….

10. You can sing the entire opening rap to “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air”.

11. You had to wait 15 minutes to play your favourite game on your Spectrum ZX

12. You grew up with only 4 TV channels to watch.

13. Your party soundtrack Jive Bunnie and the Master Mixers.

14. When heading to the local market to get the latest pair of ‘spliffy jeans’ was the norm….

15. When you would get up as early as possible for Saturday morning TV.  Going Live with Gordon the Gopher was a real highlight.

16. When you always dreamed of going on Funhouse, Knightmare or The Crystal Maze.

17. When you spent hours painstakingly making awesome mix tapes off the radio.

18. When you would always argue in the playground over what was better, Nintendo or SEGA.

19. You could breakdance, or wished you could at least.

20. You’ve spent the last few moments nodding at most of these points :)

Hopefully you’ve enjoyed out little tour through your 80s childhood and can relate to some of our strongest memories growing up.

So what about your 80s/90s childhood moments, shout out any more ideas to this you might have by leaving a comment below.

Thanks!

xoxo

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