Retro Gamer Issue 154

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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Wed Apr 27, 2016 7:27 am

Pretty much what Antsbull said. Incidentally last month's issue was the best selling non-official videogame magazine in the UK. Worry not. The feedback thread might be quiet, but we're not going anywhere :)
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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by NorthWay » Wed Apr 27, 2016 8:06 am

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:last month's issue was the best selling non-official videogame magazine in the UK.
1) How many official ones are there?
2) Congratulations! Well deserved.

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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:07 am

Only two, PlayStation and Xbox.
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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by joefish » Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:13 am

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Incidentally last month's issue was the best selling non-official videogame magazine in the UK.
Congratulations then - that's an impressive boast.

So, can I borrow a fiver? :lol:

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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:37 am

joefish wrote:
Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Incidentally last month's issue was the best selling non-official videogame magazine in the UK.
Congratulations then - that's an impressive boast.

So, can I borrow a fiver? :lol:
The videogame magazine market is obviously different now, though. Off the top of my head there's.
Official PlayStation, Official Xbox, Edge, Games Master, gamesTM, Play and us. 10 years about there were probably that many mags for just the Playstation.
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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by RetroMartin » Wed Apr 27, 2016 10:27 am

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:
joefish wrote:
Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Incidentally last month's issue was the best selling non-official videogame magazine in the UK.
Congratulations then - that's an impressive boast.

So, can I borrow a fiver? :lol:
The videogame magazine market is obviously different now, though. Off the top of my head there's.
Official PlayStation, Official Xbox, Edge, Games Master, gamesTM, Play and us. 10 years about there were probably that many mags for just the Playstation.
Still doesnt diminish the achievement. May be less playstation mags but theres now loads more apple and computing enthusiast magazines all clustered around retro gamer on the shelves trying to hide it!
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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by PostieDoc » Wed Apr 27, 2016 11:39 am

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:
joefish wrote:
Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Incidentally last month's issue was the best selling non-official videogame magazine in the UK.
Congratulations then - that's an impressive boast.

So, can I borrow a fiver? :lol:
The videogame magazine market is obviously different now, though. Off the top of my head there's.
Official PlayStation, Official Xbox, Edge, Games Master, gamesTM, Play and us. 10 years about there were probably that many mags for just the Playstation.
Plus PC Gamer and I think that's your lot.

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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by bensonrad » Wed Apr 27, 2016 2:00 pm

Another great issue as usual. well done folks
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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by ianpmarks » Wed Apr 27, 2016 2:50 pm

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Pretty much what Antsbull said.
I'm glad our feedback has been appreciated all these years...

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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by DRS » Wed Apr 27, 2016 5:55 pm

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:
joefish wrote:
Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Incidentally last month's issue was the best selling non-official videogame magazine in the UK.
Congratulations then - that's an impressive boast.

So, can I borrow a fiver? :lol:
The videogame magazine market is obviously different now, though. Off the top of my head there's.
Official PlayStation, Official Xbox, Edge, Games Master, gamesTM, Play and us. 10 years about there were probably that many mags for just the Playstation.
Wow, so we outsold EDGE last month? That's quite an achievement. I think I'll have a celebratory sherry. I didn't think we did ABC figures?! Anyway, we're winning! Hic!

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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by Megamixer » Wed Apr 27, 2016 6:53 pm

DRS wrote:Wow, so we outsold EDGE last month? That's quite an achievement.
Is it? RG need only include a couple of pages that are genuinely interesting to read and refrain from overusing the word 'industry' and it' should outsell EDGE every single time.

EDGE: the only gaming mag that has bored me to tears and made me bin the odd copy I've been suckered into buying without even bothering to finish reading it.
Retro is a state of mind, and cares not for your puny concepts like dates and calendars.

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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by antsbull » Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:49 pm

ianpmarks wrote:
Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Pretty much what Antsbull said.
I'm glad our feedback has been appreciated all these years...
The boy who cried wolf, or the boy who cried about cancelling his subscription every month? :D

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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by ianpmarks » Thu Apr 28, 2016 2:57 am

antsbull wrote:
ianpmarks wrote:
Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Pretty much what Antsbull said.
I'm glad our feedback has been appreciated all these years...
The boy who cried wolf, or the boy who cried about cancelling his subscription every month? :D
Both. Nobodies perfect are they.

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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by bounty bob » Thu Apr 28, 2016 2:52 pm

Half way through and really enjoying this issue. Read the go to articles for me: Atari Lynx, Renegade, In the Chair, Vic 20, Desert Strike and Cobra all great. Will casually read the rest over the next week or so. Keep up the good work.
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Re: Retro Gamer Issue 154

Post by kiwimike » Fri Apr 29, 2016 4:25 am

Pleasing to know the mag is doing well, and that there is a love of classic games. Must be doing something right! :wink: I think you've got the balance and mix right, with a good mixes of 8 bit to 16 and beyond, something for everyone. This mag looks another one covering a really good mix :)

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