The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... available now from Golem Books!

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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by SirClive » Tue Sep 29, 2009 5:37 pm

I've got mine (though that was hand delivered ;) )
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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by jerellis1 » Tue Sep 29, 2009 5:38 pm

nick_h wrote:I'm getting a bit concerned that we're never going to get this book. If 2 thirds have been shipped can the people who have had their copy post here ....
Hang in there friend. My mum's still waiting for her copy, I still haven't had my author copies (save for the two solitary advance copies of the hardback and the paperpack that I took pictures of the other day - see previous pages for those images) and my cousin - lead singer of the Five O'Clock Heroes, no less - still hasn't received his copy either! We're all in the same boat I guess. Well, a third of us are. Come on Andrew, pull your digit out!*

*Only kidding boss. :D

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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by Opa-Opa » Fri Oct 02, 2009 5:28 am

Another 2 years and no book :(

Being serious for a while, I am not worried about it turning up and I know it will be a great book, I just hate waiting..
When I pre-ordered the book I was told it would be available in March though ;)

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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by psj3809 » Fri Oct 02, 2009 8:08 am

Yep got my email a few days ago that its on its way. Saw a preview of the book at the computer show and it looks superb, cant wait to get it to go along with my Speccy/C64 books also.

Hopefully should be coming next few days-a week.

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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by Opa-Opa » Fri Oct 02, 2009 8:44 am

The first two are fantastic, I just hope the 8-bit book isn't the last one..
When we interviewed the two Andrews for WGaX and spoke about the possible future books, I wanted them right away..!

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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by merman » Fri Oct 02, 2009 10:13 am

Opa-Opa wrote:The first two are fantastic, I just hope the 8-bit book isn't the last one..
When we interviewed the two Andrews for WGaX and spoke about the possible future books, I wanted them right away..!
It's not easy playing all those games and writing about them... ;)

Seriously, the Amiga book is still in development, and when you get your copy of the 8-Bit Book you'll see an advertisement for other forthcoming titles. Jerry is going to start writing another, and Andrew and I are writing one each at the moment.
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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by psj3809 » Fri Oct 02, 2009 11:30 am

Just got mine today ! Hardback edition as well ! Mine was posted on 22nd Sept, arrived today so not bad.

Looks (and smells !) great, cant wait to have a proper read of this later.

Congrats Jerry and Andrew, looks superb

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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by Eric » Fri Oct 02, 2009 2:50 pm

psj3809 wrote:Yep got my email a few days ago that its on its way.
Same here, got the email and looking forward to the book.

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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by felgekarp » Fri Oct 02, 2009 6:32 pm

Mine arrived today, thanks to everyone involved.
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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by uglifruit » Sun Oct 04, 2009 1:39 am

Mine turned up yesterday. Thanks for the hardback upgrade (no. 006!). Very generous.

I look forward to immersing myself in it, and firing up some emulation, when I can find a few quiet moments to myself.

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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by Eric » Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:55 pm

Book arrived today. :D Very high quality!

I've sent an idea for a book I'm working on through the hiive books contact webpage, also will be buying the forth coming Amiga book mentioned at the end of 8 bit book.

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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by frood42 » Wed Oct 07, 2009 12:10 pm

Mine turned up yesterday. Hoody Hoo!

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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by yakmag » Wed Oct 07, 2009 5:06 pm

Got mine today!!

Brilliant!!!

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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by andrew_rollings » Wed Oct 07, 2009 7:22 pm

Opa-Opa wrote:Another 2 years and no book :(

Being serious for a while, I am not worried about it turning up and I know it will be a great book, I just hate waiting..
When I pre-ordered the book I was told it would be available in March though ;)
Now think about it... When have I EVER got that right!!! :oops:

Seriously... I'm glad they're arriving... I'm looking forward to some feedback :)

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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by nick_h » Wed Oct 07, 2009 8:54 pm

Still not got mine or even an email .... :cry:

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