Retro Gamer - Issue 140

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Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by The Laird » Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:13 am

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This month's highlights include:

Ultimate Guide: Lemmings
30 Years Of The Atari ST
Minority Report: Oric 1
From The Archives: SSI
The Making Of: Speedball 2
Ultimate Guide: Kung Fu Master
Top 25 Sports Games
A Moment With Jim Bagley
The Making Of: Jet Strike
The History Of: Deus Ex
From Bedrooms To Billions
The Story Of: Trashman
In The Chair: Carleton Handley
Future Classic: Fez

and much much more!!!!

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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by psj3809 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:58 am

Cool, just arrived

Must admit one game series i cant stand is Lemmings, never enjoyed it (probably in the minority). Having a look through, Jetstrike on the CD32, never played it. Atari ST looks good, had an Amiga but still liked the ST. Trashman good stuff. Madden not appearing in the top sports games by the readers, depressing ! Interview the a C64 bloke so i'll pass ;)

Kung Fu Master article looks good. Shovel Knight seems interesting.

Next month looks good with the classic Centipede. Not the best issue for me but one of those things !

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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by necronom » Mon Mar 23, 2015 8:26 am

'tis a thing of beauty!

The contents are much more interesting to me than last months, so it looks like a great issue all round.
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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by tapmantwo » Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:04 am

Sweet! I just finished the last issue on Saturday. Perfect timing.

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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by psj3809 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:31 am

tapmantwo wrote:Sweet! I just finished the last issue on Saturday. Perfect timing.
Yep its great as in March we get two issues

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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by the_hawk » Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:47 am

I was going to say that I was really looking forward to every article there, then I realised it was Deus ex, as opposed to Deus ex machina.

Still, nevermind, a very strong looking issue with loads I'm really wanting to read in it.
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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:59 am

Oric and ST in one issue, I might actually have to read this one!
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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by gman72 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:41 pm

psj3809 wrote: Must admit one game series i cant stand is Lemmings, never enjoyed it (probably in the minority)
Me neither mate. Can't stand Lemmings. Not too big on Atari ST either so hopefully there will be something in this issue for me but not sure as yet.
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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by greenberet79 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:57 pm

Nice cover.

We used to play Lemmings in IT in school after we'd finished our work!
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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by ncf1 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:20 pm

Top 25 sports games. It wasn't too long ago where this was requested by the brethren, and our cherished editorial team has delivered.

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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by necronom » Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:46 pm

gman72 wrote:
psj3809 wrote: Must admit one game series i cant stand is Lemmings, never enjoyed it (probably in the minority)
Me neither mate. Can't stand Lemmings. Not too big on Atari ST either so hopefully there will be something in this issue for me but not sure as yet.
I didn't think it was possible for anyone not to like Lemmings! They're two people in the world who don't like it, who'd a thought?
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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by RichL » Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:57 pm

Fantastic, because I've been in holiday, I've literally just finished last months and a new issue turns up today.

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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by crusto » Mon Mar 23, 2015 5:36 pm

As a rule I don't normally leave feedback anymore. But I feel the need to this time (I'm a paying customer after all) as this is a very weak issue for me - I feel like I've seen it all before one way or another. There wasn't a single article that appealed to me in any way shape or form this month.

Speedball 2 as the best sports game? Behave - it's not even a real sport. Fail.

Edit: And to omit final match tennis while including super tennis is a borderline criminal offence.

Edit 2: The last few issues before this were pretty decent though.
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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by deKay » Mon Mar 23, 2015 5:43 pm

SWOS not Number 1? Rigged. Sham. Hang them all.

It has to be the best sports game because I hate all sports games. Except SWOS.

Oh, and Micro Olympics on the Speccy because if you had a ZX Printer you could print screenshots.

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Re: Retro Gamer - Issue 140

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:11 pm

I just like to remind everyone that the top 25s are readers votes. We don't choose any of the games at all,
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