Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by Cafeman » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:08 am

I am very excited to read this issue, but I am in the States and don't know how long it will take to see it at the Barnes & Nobles store. (it used to be 2-3 months behind the UK publish dates). Will post again once I read it.

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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by thevulture » Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:19 am

martyg wrote:
thevulture wrote:Tha Atari 7800 and Thunderforce articles however? Superb!. These kinda features are why the magazine gets so much of my time.
Glad you liked the 7800 article, had a great time writing it.
It was one of those articles that just capivated my attention-always been hankering after an in depth look at the 7800 saga and this article delivered in spades.Good work indeed.

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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by Wil » Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:21 am

Ummm... quite want a 7800 now. Joust and Food Fight look really good.

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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by Fred83 » Sat Jun 26, 2010 11:17 am

is there any proven method to finish rockstar ate my hamster ? :cry:

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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by Megamixer » Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:37 pm

According to a games book I have, Lara's only that big up top due to the coder 'accidentally' increasing her bust size by 150% during the programming stages of the original game. He was going to revert the mistake but the team decided to keep it.

If this golden nugget of info isn't in this month's article then you know now!
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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by necronom » Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:39 pm

It is in the article, but it's 20% bigger, not 150%.

It was a very good article, I thought.
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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by Megamixer » Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:52 pm

necronom wrote:It is in the article, but it's 20% bigger, not 150%.

It was a very good article, I thought.
Oh rly? Just checked the book and it says 150%. I trust RG more than Guiness World Records Gamers Edition though. Stupid book. No wonder I never read it.
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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by HEAVYface » Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:47 pm

only read half of it so far - beeline for the thunderforce and shenmue articles.

i found it a bit weird that the thundeforce article didn't feature more input from the developers of the titles, seemed more like the knowledge of some dude who really likes the games. i'll have to give it a re-read. did like it however:)

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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by Timothy Lumsden » Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:50 pm

bit late to the party this month, but have half read today and am enjoying:

Thundeforce article - enjoyable, with a fan-type angle

Atari 7800 - the guy from the US did good - a great introspection - and now I want one....

Rockstar Ate... - somehow I never knew this game existed, despite all the review reading I did back in the 80s - love it when RG shows me something new

Magnetic Scrolls - never played their games, but enjoyed reading about what i missed.

my only negataive would be the cover (and not because Lara doesnt deserve coverage), but the actual design is so bland by RG standards - a white background and a few Lara images? Looks like something someone did in 5 minutes in photoshop. Lets have a busy, colourful cover next issue

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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by Megamixer » Sat Jun 26, 2010 2:03 pm

For anybody wondering where the developer input for the Thunderforce article is, check out Darren's Youtube video of the latest issue - all cleared up there :)
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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by NorthWay » Sat Jun 26, 2010 7:01 pm

The 7800 article was very good (surprisingly good if you're ok with the insult), and now I feel like we really need an interview with some GCC people.

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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by Fred83 » Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:22 am

Hope Colin Jones gets interviewed again sometime,and be asked did he ever finish or is there a way to get all the gold records in rockstar at my hamster.

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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by Stuart@retrogamer » Mon Jun 28, 2010 12:11 pm

Fred83 wrote:Hope Colin Jones gets interviewed again sometime,and be asked did he ever finish or is there a way to get all the gold records in rockstar at my hamster.
Fred,
Just fired off an email to Colin to get an answer on this. If I get one I'll post it on here.

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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by Fred83 » Mon Jun 28, 2010 12:20 pm

cheers man,i seen his company mentioned in the mag but would felt rude emailing to ask just about that :)

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Re: Official Feedback Thread - Issue 78

Post by Kai » Mon Jun 28, 2010 2:51 pm

The article about the Atari 7800 is really interesting! Plus, the great Magnetic Scrolls article! Do I need to say that the rest of the issue is great as always? :mrgreen:
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