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by Dudley
Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: The 73% Trials
Replies: 2
Views: 62

Re: The 73% Trials

Gunstar Heroes is considered by many to be one of the standout Mega Drive games.  But Sega Power gave it the dreaded 73% on launch.  Do they have good reasoning or was this a reviewer who couldn't be bothered?  Court is in session.

https://youtu.be/wHfMYsoROZQ
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by Dudley
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: The 73% Trials
Replies: 2
Views: 62

Re: The 73% Trials

In 1994 there were two Mickey Mouse games in as many months. Is that why one of them got 73% in Super Play or were there shenanigans?

https://youtu.be/d9Z7xCNZHfo
by Dudley
Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: The 73% Trials
Replies: 2
Views: 62

The 73% Trials

Amiga Power determined that the lowest score you could give a game without incurring the wrath of the publisher was 73%.  The lazy score.  The "If you like this kind of thing you'll like this" score, the "I played this for 20 minutes" score. So we're finding the 73% reviews and we're putting them, a...
by Dudley
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show
Replies: 50
Views: 3220

Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

And season finale time.

In the final episode, 1 magazine that's been around forever, one that's just starting out.

Plus a round up of every other UK games print publication as of 2020. Includes an interview with Andrew McMaster, editor of Pixel Bison.

https://youtu.be/5hivXCHJTp0
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by Dudley
Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show
Replies: 50
Views: 3220

Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

And Episode 3 Indie mags have to fund themselves any way they can.  Of the 4 in this issue, one is sold in shops, one you can't buy at all, one takes subs via patreon and one is currently running a kickstarter. Featuring interviews with both Ian Dransfield of Wireframe and Paul Murphy of Switch Play...
by Dudley
Fri Jun 12, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show
Replies: 50
Views: 3220

Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

And so episode 2 There are 4 magazines still aimed at children, they range from the slightly cynical to the really very cynical.  But are any of them worth reading?  Please watch since I had to buy one of these in an actual store, which might be the creepiest thing I've done in some time. https://yo...
by Dudley
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show
Replies: 50
Views: 3220

Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

​ A new Spin-Off appears.   https://youtu.be/8LfeQbJ0q_U Todayzine will show you each of the surprisingly high number of paper magazines on gaming you can still buy in the UK.  In episode 1 we cover off the ones everyone knows with the 4 titles still published by giant megacorp Future. Features the ...
by Dudley
Fri May 15, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Nokia "One Day" DVD (2000)
Replies: 1
Views: 168

Nokia "One Day" DVD (2000)

I think this belongs here since it's not gaming but certainly is retro. I discovered another curio in my collection, this time via a relative who worked in the industry. In the year 2000, a time when the 3210 was the hot new thing, Nokia made a DVD called "One Day" about the future of mobiles. They ...
by Dudley
Fri May 01, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show
Replies: 50
Views: 3220

Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

Amiga Power had a last issue, and it knew it. So it's a magazine with a plot, as the staff are hunted down by the 4 cyclists of the apocalypse, the only lesser deities committed to a program of rigorous consumer testing in order to pay for their crimes against the Amiga. Yesterzine was there, and wi...
by Dudley
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show
Replies: 50
Views: 3220

Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

Thank you.

Friday's is... well let me put it this way, it involved 8 guest voices :D
by Dudley
Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show
Replies: 50
Views: 3220

Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

I appreciate that :) And just for you and absolutely nothing to do it with it being Friday at about 5-6pm... Edge covered the exciting new world of videos games just as the 32-bit era opened up possibilities like never before. Our gaming heaven and hell use CDs format and the new machine's power in ...
by Dudley
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show
Replies: 50
Views: 3220

Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

The Amstrad CPC is often the forgotten member of the 80s 8-bit collective but it gave the world a lot, including Future Publishing. In 1988 we welcomed one of the world's standout RPG series and also 2 gaming hells with surprisingly star studded origins. Meanwhile 2 kids were launching a publishing ...
by Dudley
Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show
Replies: 50
Views: 3220

Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

It's 1991 and Mean Machines is a console mag that covers both kinds, Sega and Nintendo. This month though it's all Master System. The Gaming heaven is a legendary shooter, the gaming hell a game from a famous series that bears absolutely no resemblance to any of the others. And a double cover featur...
by Dudley
Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show
Replies: 50
Views: 3220

Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

RichL wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:58 am
Am enjoying this mate.
Much Appreciated :) Especially as I'm in the middle of a season finale that involves 8 guest voices.
by Dudley
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Retrogaming YouTube
Topic: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show
Replies: 50
Views: 3220

Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

​ Go was not a magazine you could buy but was still very popular. As the only really successful handheld only magazine it was there as the portable gaming device came of age and there were 4 formats covered in this issue. Our reviews though come from the original Nintendo Game Boy. With a licenced p...