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by Weblaus
Fri May 22, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Tracking lateness
Replies: 367
Views: 18164

Re: Tracking lateness

Issue #207 arrived today, routed through France - obviously not the "we'll send it to you later, promise!" subs copy, but a single issue ordered last Thursday and shipped on Frida, I believe. Seems like for once being an international buyers has its advantages, as UK readers seem to wait two weeks o...
by Weblaus
Sun May 17, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Tracking lateness
Replies: 367
Views: 18164

Re: Tracking lateness

Maybe those are actually sent directly from the UK while the magazines are shipped to who knows where and shipped to subscribers from there. I am aware of that and yes, the letter was sent from the UK (that's why I mentioned Royal Mail). And I get that subs are sent differently, but I'd still expec...
by Weblaus
Sun May 17, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Tracking lateness
Replies: 367
Views: 18164

Re: Tracking lateness

I got an email on Thursday stating that issue 208 will be sent out normally to subscribers. No info when 206-7 will be sent though. I know two fellow German subscrivers who also got that email (and who had no idea 206 and 207 weren't sent out), while I did not so far - I wonder whiy it is apparentl...
by Weblaus
Thu May 14, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 206
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 206

Two covers must be added expense both for time and money for what appears to be a option not wanted. Offering subscribers a selection of the two would again be costly and likely unworkable. Well, obviously two covers are produced each month ever sinc the subs cover was introducing, so that's not th...
by Weblaus
Sun May 10, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 206
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 206

All I can say for sure on that one is that Retro Gamer is Future's best-selling games magazine some months - but only because Darran has said as much in the past, and on the 'popular' tab on the My Favourite Magazines website Retro Gamer is the only games magazine listed there. Some UK mags publish...
by Weblaus
Sun May 10, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 206
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 206

I'm certain no one meant to upset you. I mean, obviously you're upset, but I don't think that was anyone's intension. I very much disagree on that and would say it's pretty clear that it was (wouldn't be the first time from certain people, actually), but that is them and not you or Darran, so let's...
by Weblaus
Sun May 10, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 206
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 206

merman wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 10:06 am
There is so much more to worry about in the world right now...
Oh, there definitely is, and even more so especially in your part of it, I would guess.

So why did you bother to get involved with your snidely drive-by posts? You don't need to bother with yet another pointless oneliner non-answer.
by Weblaus
Sun May 10, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 206
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 206

Antiriad2097 wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 3:08 am
Are you also aware of irony?
"Irony" as in "lame justification for being a smug smartass", I suppose?

Yeah, I could see that despite English not being my mother language.

As a next step you could try belittling me for that, I'm sure that also works very well in your circles.
by Weblaus
Sat May 09, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Magazine availability abroad
Replies: 3
Views: 458

Re: Magazine availability abroad

German here, so I'll try to explain: - there is indeed a German version of Retro Gamer whit a different schedule: instead of one issue every month, they do one every 2-3 months and it costs quite a bit more, but has something like 180 pages and not just translated content, but a decent amount of new...
by Weblaus
Sat May 09, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 206
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 206

Have you ever heard the expression "lead time"? Content is being created well before a magazine goes to print. That includes cover designs. Granted you can't know that, but I've been working as an editor for a monthly video game magazine for over 20 years now - so I have a tiny bit of experience in...
by Weblaus
Sat May 09, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 206
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 206

I can't talk for digital copies or subs, but if you're ordering 206 from MFM it will take around 3 weeks to turn up after dispatch. And speaking of subs, since the email with the digital link to 207 just showed up in my inbox: I'm guessing that will again only be available through the website and o...
by Weblaus
Fri May 08, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 206
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 206

Wrote some stuff..... :roll: :| Please have some perspective, is this stuff really that important? No, it's not. But I don't take kindly to being talked down to by smug folk who don't even bother to read what I actually wrote (that's not directed at you, by the way) yet feel it's important to be sn...
by Weblaus
Fri May 08, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 206
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 206

You do realise it was probably an automated script that put up the next issue cover, and the situation changed? You do realise that your smug tone doesn't come across that well when you clearly didn't read carefully what I wrote? The next issue (i.e. #207) is available to subscribers for online rea...
by Weblaus
Thu May 07, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 206
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 206

I can't talk for digital copies or subs, but if you're ordering 206 from MFM it will take around 3 weeks to turn up after dispatch. I guess I can count myself lucky because in my experience dispatch to arrival in Germany has pretty much almost been little more than one week in the last few years, i...
by Weblaus
Wed May 06, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Retro Gamer Mag & Site Feedback
Topic: Retro Gamer - Issue 206
Replies: 54
Views: 1377

Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 206

What kind of delay between ordering rg mag and receiving it, is to be expected? I ordered #206 on March 20th and theres no sign of it yet. Based on these few bits on information nobody can say for sure. First, I assume you mean April 20th, as issue #206 wasn't sold online before April 16th. And tha...