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Post by SirClive » Sat Feb 11, 2006 2:13 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:Does everyone keep 'all' of their old mags?
I have only kept RG and the Edge Retro mags
Wish I'd kept my old YSs though
I have all the RG's and cut the retro pages out of Edge and chuck the rest away.

Other than that I don't keep them.
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Post by CraigGrannell » Sat Feb 11, 2006 2:48 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:Does everyone keep 'all' of their old mags?
Nope—I don't have nearly enough space. I don't even keep the mags that I've written for—these days, I just cut off the covers and remove the pages I wrote, and then recycle the rest. The only exceptions are Retro Gamer, Cre@te Online (which I have a complete set of), a few old Edge specials and Zzap!64s, and the last few issues of every mag I write for (for reference purposes).
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Post by merman » Sat Feb 11, 2006 6:35 pm

I've kept all my old computer mags, including the ones I wrote for. Some are in better condition than offers. I have RG 2-12 and the Anthology in a binder at the moment, and it's handy to have them all together to refer to.

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Post by CraigGrannell » Sat Feb 11, 2006 9:13 pm

merman wrote:I've kept all my old computer mags, including the ones I wrote for.
I'm surprised you have the space. I ended up with a pile of a couple of hundred mags and just thought "sod it!" and got out the scissors. Mind you, a lot of them (old web and design mags) don't really have any "sentimental" value, and they date extremely quickly.
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Post by Mort » Sun Feb 12, 2006 5:44 am

Thats why I scanned the mags for the net and dvd, saves space and you can still get all the articles quickly without visiting the loft :wink:
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Post by Mayhem » Sun Feb 12, 2006 8:08 am

True... it does save space. Not quite as retro or nostalgic however :wink:

For the record I have the following at home:

Complete Zzap!64 (1-90)
Complete Commodore Force (1-16)
Complete Commodore Format (1-61 plus the promo issue)
Complete Commodore User (from issue 1 up uptil it turned into CU Amiga, plus promo issue)
Complete Games Machine (1-34)
Complete Superplay (1-47)
Complete N64/NGC (up till present)
Complete NMS/NOM (1-162 so far until eMap give over the license to Future)

Onto of that I've got 9 of the 11 Vic Computing issues that I think exist.
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Post by paranoid marvin » Mon Feb 13, 2006 2:37 am

Mayhem wrote:True... it does save space. Not quite as retro or nostalgic however :wink:

For the record I have the following at home:

Complete Zzap!64 (1-90)
Complete Commodore Force (1-16)
Complete Commodore Format (1-61 plus the promo issue)
Complete Commodore User (from issue 1 up uptil it turned into CU Amiga, plus promo issue)
Complete Games Machine (1-34)
Complete Superplay (1-47)
Complete N64/NGC (up till present)
Complete NMS/NOM (1-162 so far until eMap give over the license to Future)

Onto of that I've got 9 of the 11 Vic Computing issues that I think exist.

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Post by Mayhem » Mon Feb 13, 2006 5:28 am

:lol:

I didn't think I had to mention them as a given here ;)
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Post by paranoid marvin » Mon Feb 13, 2006 1:07 pm

Mayhem wrote::lol:

I didn't think I had to mention them as a given here ;)


Just checking! :lol:
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Post by bolda » Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:44 am

Could I add my name to the binders "petition" please! Only got one string left in my second binder and I've even "doubled up" the issues that came with an extra supplement (Ollie Frey calendar, Sinclair User etc.) onto 1 string! I agree that the Live Publishing binders are a bit tricky to get issues into - didn't even try to squeeze the RG Antohology in there! So a more user-friendly binder desgin would be welcome!

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Post by Steve Halfpenny » Thu Mar 30, 2006 6:15 pm

bolda wrote:Could I add my name to the binders "petition" please!
Yeah, I'm running out of space now! Help!

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Post by CraigGrannell » Fri Mar 31, 2006 10:21 am

I realise this is a massive case of pimp-me-do, but what the hell—it seems there are people here who want binders, so...

I have two Retro Gamer binders on eBay right now. One's in great nick, the other, so-so. The links are below:

Good: http://tinyurl.com/zz5xb
Goodish: http://tinyurl.com/qqxhf

[EDIT: relisted because I rather stupidly said I had multiples of each. D'oh.]
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Post by knight_beat » Fri Mar 31, 2006 5:16 pm

Mort wrote:Thats why I scanned the mags for the net and dvd, saves space and you can still get all the articles quickly without visiting the loft :wink:
Hi Mort,
What resolution do you use to scan the magazines? I admire your effort, but the quality is rather low in the published version. I imagine someone would be interested in OCRing the text and making the complete Big K (as an example) available in an easily searchable form. The digitisation projects I worked on a few years ago (scanning early 20th century newspapers) established a minimum resolution of 600dpi.

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Post by Mayhem » Fri Mar 31, 2006 5:25 pm

I believe they're scanned at 600dpi but naturally shrunk to a smaller pixel size for space reasons.
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Post by Mort » Sun Apr 02, 2006 6:16 am

Yep they were scanned at 600 dpi and then compressed, If I did not compress them they would have been 1/2 gb an issue! :wink:
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