Retro Gamer 84 Official Feedback Thread: The Christmas Issue

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Re: Retro Gamer 84 Official Feedback Thread: The Christmas I

Post by Jeremiah Jones » Sat Dec 11, 2010 2:39 pm

Got my issue in the U.S. today, less than three weeks since the last one. Pleasantly surprised I must say.

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Post by Mayhem » Sat Dec 11, 2010 2:55 pm

Tecmo Knights got a fairly accurate write up actually... my brother and I played it a lot as the local import shop in the market had a couple of machines that rotated through games, and one of them was that.
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Post by merman » Sat Dec 11, 2010 5:57 pm

Just like to add that I thought the Rare feature turned out well, and the recent piece on the company's NES titles in gamesTM Retro complements it nicely.
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Post by markopoloman » Sat Dec 11, 2010 9:58 pm

Jeremiah Jones wrote:Got my issue in the U.S. today, less than three weeks since the last one. Pleasantly surprised I must say.

Cool! I got my issue in the post today - and I live in the same town RG towers!! :lol:
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Post by Kai » Sun Dec 12, 2010 6:42 am

One of the best issues to date! And finally, some AMIGA game coverage (including one of my all-time favorites: STUNT CAR RACER), yay!!! :mrgreen:
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Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Sun Dec 12, 2010 8:05 am

Kai wrote:One of the best issues to date! And finally, some AMIGA game coverage (including one of my all-time favorites: STUNT CAR RACER), yay!!! :mrgreen:
The Amiga (and the ST) have been criminally overlooked, will have to hope this is the start of more Amiga coverage.

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Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Sun Dec 12, 2010 2:10 pm

The problem with the ST, is there are very few non exclusive games for it that are actually decent, so we tend to just go for the Amiga versions. Still I've got my eye on a few games, so you'll see them in the new year.
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Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Sun Dec 12, 2010 2:23 pm

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:The problem with the ST, is there are very few non exclusive games for it that are actually decent, so we tend to just go for the Amiga versions. Still I've got my eye on a few games, so you'll see them in the new year.
The Amiga was far better than the ST so I'm happy with that, although it will be nice for ST fans to see a few games.

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Post by Timothy Lumsden » Sun Dec 12, 2010 2:27 pm

Very amusing cover - always nice to see an xmas cover.

Quality is as good as ever - but just one of those months when the topics really didn't grab me - which is fine - happens from time to time. thought the balance was a little too PC this month (IBM PC, not the politcal correctness PC).

The Machina Obscura was great - finding out about a totally new gaming device is always very satisfying. From the Archive Virgin was also it's usual tip top self.

And...I guess that's it for 2010 - roll on 2011

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Post by delbert_trout » Sun Dec 12, 2010 5:37 pm

Yet another great read guys (and certainly wasn't expecting to get a comment published, I'm honoured!) :)
Been really enjoying the new Obscura Machina feature which as a big Capcom fan was particularly interesting this month, more of this please! My favourite bit though is always the 'Back to the 80s and 90s' each issue, which never fail to revive several childhood gaming memories of mine and are always brilliantly written. Looking forward to the next one already, cheers!

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Post by Graham Humphrey » Mon Dec 13, 2010 3:14 am

Still waiting for mine, too...
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Post by bensonrad » Mon Dec 13, 2010 7:45 am

A great issue this one, all bases were covered I felt, and I pretty much read every single thing for a change.

I predicted the Rare interview would be leading to talk of the Kinect, but was very interesting none the less. The Virgin article was very good too, looking forward to part two. Iain Lee and Paul were ace as usual.

You say you get 4 games for 1 in the review of the new Time Crisis games, but only mention 3! whats the fourth one?

Loved the cover, very good, as was the article with Mr Frey.

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Post by mission1973 » Mon Dec 13, 2010 8:11 am

I`m still waiting for my mag too :roll: i`ve sent 2 email and had no reply . How long do we have to wait before they send out a replacement.

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Post by pforson » Mon Dec 13, 2010 10:59 am

Timothy Lumsden wrote:thought the balance was a little too PC this month (IBM PC, not the politcal correctness PC).
I think that is an astounding comment, considering how rarely we get any PC coverage whatsoever. It was nice to actually have a bit of balance for once.
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Re: Retro Gamer 84 Official Feedback Thread: The Christmas I

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Mon Dec 13, 2010 11:13 am

bensonrad wrote:
You say you get 4 games for 1 in the review of the new Time Crisis games, but only mention 3! whats the fourth one?
Cut in the editing process. Basically the story mode of Razing Storm plays so differently it's essentially a completely different game (different control method, online play etc).
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