Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

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Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

Post by Dudley » Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:06 am

Thank you.

Friday's is... well let me put it this way, it involved 8 guest voices :D
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Post by Dudley » Fri May 01, 2020 12:41 pm

Amiga Power had a last issue, and it knew it. So it's a magazine with a plot, as the staff are hunted down by the 4 cyclists of the apocalypse, the only lesser deities committed to a program of rigorous consumer testing in order to pay for their crimes against the Amiga.

Yesterzine was there, and with the help of no less than 8 guest voices we take you live to the trials of Stuart Campbell and Jonathan Davies to discover if AP really were guilty of machineicide. Somewhere in the middle of this there's some games, Alien Breed 3D2 is the most ambitious attempt to "do" Doom the Amiga got before it got Doom and Kick Off 96 is the last word in the Amiga's 2nd best known football game series. But do either of them succeed?

https://youtu.be/J1Mb0FNdX8Y

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Post by Dudley » Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:47 am


A new Spin-Off appears.
 
https://youtu.be/8LfeQbJ0q_U

Todayzine will show you each of the surprisingly high number of paper magazines on gaming you can still buy in the UK.  In episode 1 we cover off the ones everyone knows with the 4 titles still published by giant megacorp Future.

Features the editor of this very publication giving us his thoughts on paper magazines and his personal favourites from the golden age.
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Post by Dudley » Fri Jun 12, 2020 1:13 pm

And so episode 2

There are 4 magazines still aimed at children, they range from the slightly cynical to the really very cynical.  But are any of them worth reading?  Please watch since I had to buy one of these in an actual store, which might be the creepiest thing I've done in some time.

https://youtu.be/j37QE-5sd1A
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Post by Dudley » Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:26 pm

And Episode 3

Indie mags have to fund themselves any way they can.  Of the 4 in this issue, one is sold in shops, one you can't buy at all, one takes subs via patreon and one is currently running a kickstarter.

Featuring interviews with both Ian Dransfield of Wireframe and Paul Murphy of Switch Player/Ninty Fresh, the best of the independent magazines are put under the microscope.

https://youtu.be/lHW83XS8vsY
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Post by Dudley » Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:42 pm

And season finale time.

In the final episode, 1 magazine that's been around forever, one that's just starting out.

Plus a round up of every other UK games print publication as of 2020. Includes an interview with Andrew McMaster, editor of Pixel Bison.

https://youtu.be/5hivXCHJTp0
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Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

Post by Dudley » Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:15 am

Who wants Clickbait?!

3 facts related to Sega that not everyone knows...

As a side note, all 3 subjects of this video were captured direct from hardware.

https://youtu.be/HTbXtaHn0BA

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Post by Dudley » Fri Nov 13, 2020 11:21 am

We're back!

In Episode 19, Sega Power comes under the microscope.  The highest scoring game in the issue was their self proclaimed saviour of the Mega CD, but will a 2 year old Amiga game really do the job? The lowest scoring game is the licence for the 2nd most famous Toy movie of the 90s.  And in the cover feature, the 4 attempts to use video games to sell cheesy heart attacks in a bag...

https://youtu.be/-gIiQ6Qyt9s
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Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

Post by Dudley » Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:01 am

Games-X was a weekly games magazine, trying to solve the problem of out of date info before the internet did. It didn't last long. Halfway through its run, the gaming heaven is an adventure game from the company the invented the genre, twice. The gaming hell is what happens when the French try to do Space Harrier.

https://youtu.be/NM5I3ItpGIY
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Re: Yesterzine - The Literal Magazine Show

Post by Dudley » Fri Nov 27, 2020 11:39 am

The Sega Saturn, Sega's 2nd attempt at a 32-bit sensation and a console about to get repeatedly kicked in the teeth by Sony's storming into the console market. In the meantime though things looked good, Issue 3 of Sega Saturn Magazine brought us one of the all time great arcade conversions, a unique version of one of Sega's classics and.... the single worst use of FMV in the entire world ever...

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