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Post by oldtimer » Tue Sep 02, 2008 1:18 pm

Please dont drop the buyers guide in favour of a reprinted article,you are absolutly right about losing readers that way.!!!!
As Fightersmegamix says....we would like more articles on the more practical side of Retrogaming....more hardware and perifials(no idea how to spell that one )features.
You could update the retro price listings a bit too,or even put in a few different systems that dont seem to feature IE Mattell Aquarius,or other more obscure items like Einstein Tatung and so on.

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Post by Team Alfie » Thu Sep 04, 2008 12:15 pm

As the magazine has featured lists recently, what about a list of the top 25 (or maybe 10) games that never got a release? I've been playing Ghostlop again recently and I think it could take the title. The game had great potential and that potential is realised on the ROM that's been floating around the net for years. Arkanoid + Puzzle Bobble = Ghostlop. How could it have failed? It has all the ingredients of an all-time great.

It could have also secured a high placing in a list of Top 25 games to play at a retro gaming Halloween party.

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Post by hydr0x » Thu Sep 04, 2008 1:45 pm

Well, I could see legal problems with this. After all, writing about an unreleased game that only got out through leaks is admitting that you own the rom/image of it.

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Post by hydr0x » Thu Sep 04, 2008 3:43 pm

Team Alfie wrote:
It could have also secured a high placing in a list of Top 25 games to play at a retro gaming Halloween party.
has anything like that been done in RG? It would be an awesome feature for the october issue!! Top 25 Halloween games...

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Post by STranger81 » Tue Sep 16, 2008 11:33 am

I was watching Bring Back Star Wars the other night and as usual Justin Lee Colins had his retro video game t shirts on and thought wouldnt it be cool if RG had a "celeb gamer of the month" where avid gaming celebs talked about their love of retro gaming?

I know this idea wouldnt hold much water with some people and it would eventually turn into a "plug fest" but i'd love to see it. Someday maybe.....

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Post by mikeb » Tue Sep 16, 2008 2:17 pm

hydr0x wrote:
Team Alfie wrote:
It could have also secured a high placing in a list of Top 25 games to play at a retro gaming Halloween party.
has anything like that been done in RG? It would be an awesome feature for the october issue!! Top 25 Halloween games...
I like this idea.

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Post by CraigGrannell » Tue Sep 16, 2008 2:29 pm

But a wee bit late, seeing as the October issue went to press today.
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Post by yethboth » Tue Sep 16, 2008 3:31 pm

CraigGrannell wrote:But a wee bit late, seeing as the October issue went to press today.
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What about a Top 25 Bonfire Night / Fireworks games for the November Issue please? :)

If not, then roll on the Xmas issue. :D
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Post by JackBurton-Me » Tue Sep 16, 2008 4:24 pm

I'd love to see a feature on the classic disney games of the early 90s. I'm thinking of Quackshot, Lucky Dime Caper, Castle of Illusion, Land of Illusion, World of Illusion. Exceptional games. Even Aladdin would be worth a mention in there.

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Post by JackBurton-Me » Tue Sep 16, 2008 4:28 pm

Oh, and let's revisit Yob's Mailbag! :D

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Post by Bub&Bob » Tue Sep 16, 2008 5:52 pm

Ive said it before and I'll say it again, "The Retro Gamer Muff"

Not sure of the details yet, but perhaps each month Darran could put his hand inside the muff and pull out something interesting?
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Post by Fred83 » Mon Sep 29, 2008 10:16 am

True! I wouldn't mind seeing something about the C64GS - espcially as we've done the GX4000. Which also then means that there has to be an RI on the CD32 and CDTV.
i would love an RI on cdtv too.It has a lot of classic gems like simcity,loom,defender of the crown which was an outstanding port.
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Post by Mort » Mon Sep 29, 2008 3:37 pm

Erm what about a Mercenary/Novagen/Paul Woakes article, the only developer who appears to have done a Lord Lucan, plus most of these games were released on the 8 and 16bits and even the Amstrad :lol:

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Post by mikeb » Mon Sep 29, 2008 4:41 pm

Mort wrote: the only developer who appears to have done a Lord Lucan
You've answered your own question there as to why it's so far not appeared 'making of' wise, especially now Bruce Jordan's sadly no longer with us. I'm not aware that Paul ever really gave any interviews to be honest, even back in the day. Maybe an overview on Novagen's games would be pretty interesting though.

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