Retro Gamer Issue 115 - Feedback Thread

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Retro Gamer Issue 115 - Feedback Thread

Post by Shinobi » Sat Apr 20, 2013 6:30 am

Surprised nobody's posted this yet!! Just had it through the door Sim City cover though not a game franchise I ever played

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Post by Morkin » Sat Apr 20, 2013 6:34 am

Having the Imagine Publishing logo done in a Sim City style is a nice little touch.

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Post by sscott » Sat Apr 20, 2013 6:59 am

Mine just arrived, a month already? Read it a bit later...
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Post by The Laird » Sat Apr 20, 2013 7:04 am

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Here is a photo of the cover for those who haven't already seen it.

This is a great issue for me and a real return to form for RG, I don't think there is a single article in there that I don't want to read!I am particularly looking forward to reading the articles on Chase HQ, Launch Disasters, Indiana Jones and especially 70's Home Computers, which looks incredibly interesting.

The cover is fantastic and a really fitting tribute to the classic series.

Well done all involved 8)

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Post by necronom » Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:29 am

The post has just been, and mine didn't arrive :?
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Post by markopoloman » Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:31 am

Some cracking stiff in this issue... 1st read for me is Chris Huelsbeck.... :D

The cover is the best of the 3 - although the other 2 are pretty good too. Also nice to see the C64 well supported in the best shmups :D

Enough of this... I'm off to read it.
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Post by Hitman_HalStep » Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:37 am

couple of days before it arrives in my local paper shop then,i'm looking forward to seeing if i made it into the simcity article or not.
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Post by jb1014 » Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:46 am

love the article on 70s computers. must admit though, I hate the cover. never got sim city so likely that's a reason - but its just a bit of a mess. way off the usual RG standard.

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Post by merman » Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:13 am

I like the idea of the cover, just feel the Sim City name does not stand out enough.

Good work by Rory on the 1970s piece, Mike's Indiana Jones Making Ofs were a great read and another fine From The Archives by Graeme. The shmup and Sim City pieces also really benefitted from the developer input.
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Post by NorthWay » Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:12 pm

Looks like a smart cover.

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Post by Timothy Lumsden » Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:44 pm

just opened mine up, it looks like lots of great content, but there is something wrong with the printing of the first 1/4 of the magazine, it's all blurred - anyone else having that problem?

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Post by nakamura » Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:49 pm

Lovely cover!
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Post by sscott » Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:14 pm

Love the articles so far (apart from the SHMUP one which feels a retread). Horses for courses but the cover is really, really bland. I am a subscriber but I can't beleive it will have any impact on a 'newstand'. Think the idea is there but not the execution.
From the Archives - brilliant as ever! My favourite section of the mag each month.
Great article '- 70s PCs too.

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Post by BennyTheGreek » Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:26 pm

Loved the article on Interceptor Software.....

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Post by jdanddiet » Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:52 am

I've got loads of extras for the Interceptor article, more interviews, images and a great little video. Will post it all next week.
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