Retro Gamer issue 152

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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by psj3809 » Wed Feb 24, 2016 6:31 am

Yep just turned up

Great cover (as someone said slightly ruined by the bloke in the corner)

Never played Wipeout on the Playstation must admit, does look great
Trantor article - Never played this much, should give it another go
Ikari Warriors - Love it, one of my favourite arcade games
Turrican II - never got into this, i know it was great on the C64 though
Blue Lightning - I'm not a huge Lynx fan but i do remember this game well, used to play this tons on my mates Lynx, an impressive game
Hardware heaven - these new double screenshots are pretty good
Gameboy color - minority report - Great stuff, hopefully try out these gems
Eurocom - Never heard of them, looks interesting though
Duke Nukem 3d - Love this classic
New subscription offer - Subscribe for 1 year and get year 2 free - can imagine someone will create a thread about this ;)
Sega Rally - looks good
Psychonauts - Never heard of this i must admit
Mike Dailly - Looks like a good interview
New look for homebrew looks great

Decent issue for me, some interesting stuff for me personally

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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by DRS » Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:43 am

markopoloman wrote:
RG_Drew wrote:It's uncanny. Darran and Mike Dailly could be cousins.
Actually... look at that photo and Nick Thorpe's Avatar :shock: All 3 of them - CLONED! I'm calling Darran Dolly from now on.
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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by Eric » Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:41 am

I like the new homebrew design and the Next Month new layout to.

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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by PostieDoc » Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:16 am

Turrican 2!

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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by Mousey » Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:51 am

In the digital version the photo of the bloke in the corner is replaced with his white silhouette.

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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by merman » Thu Feb 25, 2016 11:39 am

Thumbs up from me. Really enjoyed Martyn's guide to Ikari.

Oh, and Duke Nukem fans might also be interested in gamesTM issue 171's feature on Duke Nukem 64.
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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by soopytwist » Sat Feb 27, 2016 9:15 am

I have a complaint.

Duke Nukem 3D page 69, there was no Gorilla Commander or King Cobra in Duke Nukem 3D or the Atomic edition. The assets for the Cobra are on the original disc but was never used. I also have the Megaton edition on Steam and that doesn't have those two enemies either.

What I'd really like to see is an Ultimate Guide to Blood (Monolith, GT Interactive). One of my most favourite games of all time which I played before I was introduced to Duke Nukem. As far as I can recall it hasn't featured in any great detail in the hallowed pages of RG yet.

I try to replay Blood at least every couple if years. Strangely I don't know much about the people behind it nor any stories about it's development. Who owns the IP? I think Atari did at one point but who has it now? I've been hoping for HD makeover for years. I'm not too keen on a Shadow Warrior style updating though. Something more like what Caustic Creative did with Deus Ex would be sweet.

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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by jdanddiet » Sat Feb 27, 2016 2:39 pm

soopytwist wrote:I have a complaint.

Duke Nukem 3D page 69, there was no Gorilla Commander or King Cobra in Duke Nukem 3D or the Atomic edition. The assets for the Cobra are on the original disc but was never used. I also have the Megaton edition on Steam and that doesn't have those two enemies either.

What I'd really like to see is an Ultimate Guide to Blood (Monolith, GT Interactive). One of my most favourite games of all time which I played before I was introduced to Duke Nukem. As far as I can recall it hasn't featured in any great detail in the hallowed pages of RG yet.

I try to replay Blood at least every couple if years. Strangely I don't know much about the people behind it nor any stories about it's development. Who owns the IP? I think Atari did at one point but who has it now? I've been hoping for HD makeover for years. I'm not too keen on a Shadow Warrior style updating though. Something more like what Caustic Creative did with Deus Ex would be sweet.
I did a making of Blood in issue 136. Pay attention, 007 :wink:
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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by soopytwist » Mon Feb 29, 2016 11:19 am

jdanddiet wrote:I did a making of Blood in issue 136. Pay attention, 007 :wink:
Oh man, how did I miss that? Now I feel stupid.

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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by jdanddiet » Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:46 pm

soopytwist wrote:
jdanddiet wrote:I did a making of Blood in issue 136. Pay attention, 007 :wink:
Oh man, how did I miss that? Now I feel stupid.
Ha, no worries mate. You got a Horace avatar. You cool.

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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by paranoid marvin » Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:08 pm

Who wrote the Ikari piece? Well written, well researched and pretty exhaustive (even including things like the Cheetah twisty-stick). Very done that person!
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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by markopoloman » Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:52 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:Who wrote the Ikari piece? Well written, well researched and pretty exhaustive (even including things like the Cheetah twisty-stick). Very done that person!
Martyn Carroll is yer man... says it in the intro to the article :wink: :D
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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by HEAVYface » Thu Mar 03, 2016 1:57 pm

I don't buy retrogamer every month, but i'm enjoying this issue greatly, nice to see wipeout feature in the mag with sega rally, although there was a weird quote/sentence in that article made it sound like the devs left Sega racing studio in the lurch to head to Codemasters, when actually everybody was made redundant one day and locked out of the building (or maybe I just read the quote incorrectly).

looking at the contents of the next issue I will give it a miss I think, there have been large / numerous articles on many of the things in the list previously in the mag.

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Re: Retro Gamer issue 152

Post by paranoid marvin » Thu Mar 03, 2016 4:44 pm

markopoloman wrote:
paranoid marvin wrote:Who wrote the Ikari piece? Well written, well researched and pretty exhaustive (even including things like the Cheetah twisty-stick). Very done that person!
Martyn Carroll is yer man... says it in the intro to the article :wink: :D

Oh yes! :oops:

Well done Martyn! :D
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