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Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Thu Aug 10, 2006 12:02 pm

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Developer Lookback - LucasArts part 2

The Making of Starfox

Why you must play Herzog Zwei

Retroinspection - 3DO

The Definitive Bubble Bobble

The Making of Breakout

The Making of Last Hope

Company Profile - Core Design

In the Chair with Ralph Baer

Classic Game - The Great Escape

Classic Game - Kikstart II
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Post by The Last Ginja » Thu Aug 10, 2006 12:09 pm

Nice cover!! I'm really looking forward to this ish with the Bubble Bobble and Starfox articles!!!

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Aug 10, 2006 12:15 pm

I'm going more for the latter half of those articles - some favoured games in there.

Curious what Ralph Baer has to say, if its a good read I may well pick up his book.

Not so sure about the SNES leading cover immediately following last month's. Might have been nice to break away from the mainstream images for a change. It is a very recognisable and striking image though, so I suppose commercially it does its job on the shelf.
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Post by SirClive » Thu Aug 10, 2006 12:43 pm

Eh? I'm not even halfway through 2 yet :?

Not keen on the cover, still a bit too much console bias.

I agree with Ant...
Not so sure about the SNES leading cover immediately following last month's. Might have been nice to break away from the mainstream images for a change.

and I disagree with Ant...
It is a very recognisable and striking image though, so I suppose commercially it does its job on the shelf.
Don't think that is a commercial enough image.

Still, the contents look good.
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Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Thu Aug 10, 2006 1:11 pm

Starfox sold over 4 million units, how many units did Jet Set Willy sell ;)
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Post by SirClive » Thu Aug 10, 2006 1:38 pm

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Starfox sold over 4 million units, how many units did Jet Set Willy sell ;)
I think it sold about a couple, but if you mean how many people had a copy...
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Post by forestville » Thu Aug 10, 2006 1:51 pm

looking forword to ish 28 mostly the great escape feature, back to the 80s

i would most like to be back in the 80s at the moment

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Aug 10, 2006 2:32 pm

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Starfox sold over 4 million units, how many units did Jet Set Willy sell ;)
I never actually owned Starfox until recently - I just cadged it off someone else at the time :oops:

Anyone who played it will instantly recognise that image though, so it'll hold fond memories for many and might encourage them to pick it up.
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Post by revgiblet » Thu Aug 10, 2006 3:41 pm

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Starfox sold over 4 million units, how many units did Jet Set Willy sell ;)
HA! Nice one Dazza. :)
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Post by paranoid marvin » Thu Aug 10, 2006 3:48 pm

I think a picture of Fox McCloud & friends would have been better than an in-game screen shot

Makes a nice change from pictures of machines though
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Post by SirClive » Thu Aug 10, 2006 4:22 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:I think a picture of Fox McCloud & friends would have been better than an in-game screen shot

Makes a nice change from pictures of machines though
I agree with both of your points Marv.


Daz, whens this ish going out? or has anyone got it already?
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Post by ZeroCipher » Thu Aug 10, 2006 4:44 pm

ahh excellent a feature on the 3DO currently the only system missing from my collection!
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Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Thu Aug 10, 2006 5:49 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:I think a picture of Fox McCloud & friends would have been better than an in-game screen shot

Makes a nice change from pictures of machines though
Funnily enough, we did try that, but it didn't quite look right
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Post by kaiserpc » Thu Aug 10, 2006 7:20 pm

after the subscription topic I have no idea if I'm going to receive this issues or not :( When should the subscribers get their copy by (so I know if I have to buy it at the shops)
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Post by Dudley » Fri Aug 11, 2006 3:45 am

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:
paranoid marvin wrote:I think a picture of Fox McCloud & friends would have been better than an in-game screen shot

Makes a nice change from pictures of machines though
Funnily enough, we did try that, but it didn't quite look right
My first reaction to the cover was "YESSS!" but then I agreed with marvin.

Still if you couldn't make it work, I love what you have done.
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