Retro Gamer issue 146 feedback thread

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Re: Retro Gamer issue 146 feedback thread

Post by ianpmarks » Thu Oct 08, 2015 2:39 pm

Some good, some bad this issue.

Jumping Jack article excellent, Neo Geo (not a machine I have any liking for) article also interesting. Kevin Toms superb - cant beat Kevin Toms. HERO not too bad and always good to see Booty get a mention.
Broken Sword was ok, but couldn't ever get into that game.

Audiogenc article was very business based, and to be honest quite boring, it read like something in a trade paper. Did not like the coding article, but I don't like reading about coding, so no surprises there. I know there are people out there that do like reading about coding, so fair play to it being in the mag.

The article I hated with a passion was the best weapons one. I'm not a pacifist, and I've played plenty of violent games in my time, but it read like it was written by a drooling 14 year old boy, getting off on murder porn. Really immature writing I thought, in fact the sort of writing that gives video games such a bad name in the Daily Mail and its like. Nothing wrong with any of the weapons or games mentioned - I've played and enjoyed about 80% of them. But the tone was just wrong for me. Happy for others to think differently though.

All in all not a bad issue, and certainly the best one for a while. Thank you to the team for their hard work as ever.

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Re: Retro Gamer issue 146 feedback thread

Post by greenberet79 » Mon Oct 12, 2015 8:18 am

Good issue. Only just got round to reading it!
"Very soon our luck will change, we'll do what we need to do to win matches, and we'll fly."

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