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by khdownes
Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Almost every issue I receive gets ruined in the mail
Replies: 8
Views: 455

Re: Almost every issue I receive gets ruined in the mail

Yeah, I've never been able to actually catch the mailman in action I'm going to go to my nearest post office tomorrow morning and complain/try to get the details of the postie that runs my route. I'm not super optimistic though; Australia Post has a... baaad track record with customer service lately...
by khdownes
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Almost every issue I receive gets ruined in the mail
Replies: 8
Views: 455

Almost every issue I receive gets ruined in the mail

I've been subscribing to Retro Gamer about 7 years now, but for the last 24 months or so basically every issue I've received has been ruined in the mail because the mailmen keep cramming them into the letter slot rather than putting them in the magazine tube. The most recent issue I received came in...
by khdownes
Mon Dec 29, 2008 4:00 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: A Short Visual History of Videogames
Replies: 18
Views: 450

Okay, this "Sega" pronunciation business is really bugging me now. After doing a bit of googling, it seems that most people in Australia seem to pronounce it seega. Maybe it is to do with how we interperet the american accent saying "sega" in the game intros. So I booted up my nomad with the headpho...
by khdownes
Sun Dec 28, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: A Short Visual History of Videogames
Replies: 18
Views: 450

Antiriad2097 wrote:Search for 'books' and you'll find several old threads where those very books are discussed. Supercade is essential, one of the best retro gaming books out there. Lots of pics and an interesting read.
Oh, cool thanks, I should have thought about that.
by khdownes
Sun Dec 28, 2008 3:12 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: A Short Visual History of Videogames
Replies: 18
Views: 450

Sorry about "Sega" everyone! I'm Australian, we've got our own silly way of saying everything! And when you get an Australian trying to put on an English accent to say a Japanese pronounced word....you get this.... Japanese pronunciation though... Seh-gah... I don't see why it should have Japanese p...
by khdownes
Sat Dec 27, 2008 1:57 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: A Short Visual History of Videogames
Replies: 18
Views: 450

A Short Visual History of Videogames

Hey guys, so I just finished my uni course down here in Melbourne, studying "Animationg & Interactive Media" For my final project I decided to do a really short 3 minute "visual essay" kind of thing about the history of videogames, from Ralph Baers Odyssey, to the current gen games. (I can't seem to...