Retro Gamer 150 - Your Greatest Games Ever!

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Post by necronom » Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:22 pm

ianpmarks wrote:
Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Maybe less old people are interested in retro nowadays? After all how long can you still like playing old games?
The feature was advertised for three months in the magazine, so it's not as though people didn't have time to vote for their favourite games. Maybe older readers weren't interested in voting. Is voting a young thing?
I think this may be true.
I'm 44 and I didn't vote. It's too hard picking games. I can't find the thread, but maybe it asked for out top 10 games ever. I have trouble picking a top 25 Amiga games, never mind a top 10 from everything ever.
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Post by Stainy » Tue Jan 05, 2016 1:35 am

This is a terrible issue.. First thing I usually do is zip to the back to see whats in 'Next Month' and that wasn`t great either..
I am glad those badges made a come back though! First time around they did inspire me to create some of my own..

Looking forward to the next month after next then :(

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Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Tue Jan 05, 2016 9:50 am

Why is it a terrible issue?
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Post by greenberet79 » Tue Jan 05, 2016 12:25 pm

Brilliant issue. Possibly my favourite ever! And I loved last month's as well. Good times!

I'll have to look back at what top ten I supplied. Changes every day!
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Post by greenberet79 » Tue Jan 05, 2016 1:00 pm

Also, I never notice the paper quality (or lack of).
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Post by Sephiroth81 » Tue Jan 05, 2016 1:08 pm

greenberet79 wrote:Also, I never notice the paper quality (or lack of).
I notice the occasional change in paper for the inner pages, perhaps the publisher is using an alternative stock, but its never compromised the quality that I've noticed. The images always come out decent.

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Post by greenberet79 » Tue Jan 05, 2016 1:18 pm

I've just had a flick through 148 which is on my desk, and didn't see anything wrong with the paper (although I don't have previous RG's to compare it to).

Saying that, if I paid £4.99 for an issue maybe you'd like it a bit higher quality. Also, my 150 was slightly torn at the top (the plastic cover was in good condition so I'm guessing it happened pre-bagging).

But I got a good subscription deal so can't really complain.
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Post by Sephiroth81 » Tue Jan 05, 2016 1:22 pm

greenberet79 wrote:I've just had a flick through 148 which is on my desk, and didn't see anything wrong with the paper (although I don't have previous RG's to compare it to).

Saying that, if I paid £4.99 for an issue maybe you'd like it a bit higher quality. Also, my 150 was slightly torn at the top (the plastic cover was in good condition so I'm guessing it happened pre-bagging).

But I got a good subscription deal so can't really complain.
Who brought up the issue of paper quality?

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue Jan 05, 2016 1:25 pm

greenberet79 wrote:But I got a good subscription deal so can't really complain.
You certainly can complain.

The subscriber deals are decent enough, but they're not doing you favours, they're just cutting out the retailer and his profit margin. Imagine will be making much the same money whichever way it sells.
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Post by greenberet79 » Tue Jan 05, 2016 2:15 pm

Sephiroth81 wrote:
Who brought up the issue of paper quality?
Ha - nobody. I've got my issues mixed up. Paper was mentioned in 149 feedback. Whoops :oops:

Carry on, nothing to see here...
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Post by tapmantwo » Tue Jan 05, 2016 9:27 pm

greenberet79 wrote:Brilliant issue. Possibly my favourite ever! And I loved last month's as well. Good times!
I agree. The 150 feature is great, but I've also read about the creation of my favourite machine, and the development of two of the best known games of my generation. I've still got the Nintendo story to look forward to. 1 happy geek here :)

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Post by tapmantwo » Tue Jan 05, 2016 9:37 pm

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:I'll try and get the original list up later.
Get a crack on :wink:

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Post by gman72 » Wed Jan 06, 2016 1:20 pm

People moaning about the lack of 8bit games in the list need to get a grip.
There is a lot more to retro than just 8bit despite what some of you old curmudgeons seem to think.
Readership focus is clearly on the shift and I am pleased that our esteemed editor and staff are in tune with this.
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Post by joefish » Wed Jan 06, 2016 2:01 pm

There's a subtle difference between 'commenting on' and 'complaining about'.

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Post by gman72 » Wed Jan 06, 2016 3:47 pm

joefish wrote:There's a subtle difference between 'commenting on' and 'complaining about'.
true but there is deffo a few moans in there.
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