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I'd like to see in the next Retro Gamer

Post by helloall » Fri Jan 27, 2006 12:43 pm

A bit about Thalion please sir - Loved those amiga games.

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Post by SirClive » Fri Jan 27, 2006 12:54 pm

I would like to see a really in depth look at Outrun and all its sequels, but as GamesTM has just done one I don't think its gonna happen.

How about a feature on Bombjack instead???
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Post by golgo13 » Fri Jan 27, 2006 5:48 pm

How about a feature on Your Sinclair - this best Speccy mag by miles?
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Post by Dudley » Fri Jan 27, 2006 6:12 pm

golgo13 wrote:How about a feature on Your Sinclair - this best Speccy mag by miles?
Given they've already given away an ENTIRE ISSUE of Your Sinclair I don't see them repeating it for some time.
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Post by NorthWay » Fri Jan 27, 2006 8:19 pm

Suggestion for interview and GTW: Jim Sachs and "20000 leagues under the sea".

I remember reading some of the very first US Amiga magazines that had some wonderful pictures by him. Lots of warm colours.
He also was excellent on the good old C= 64!
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Post by NorthWay » Fri Jan 27, 2006 8:25 pm

One more: There was a guy who made 4 new levels for the Donkey Kong arcade. How about a review and an interview? This would be a chance to get (real) technical for once.

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Post by Opa-Opa » Sat Jan 28, 2006 6:08 am

I would love to see a few "How to.." articles. The Gameboy piece in issue 20 taught me that flash carts are not just for filthy pirates but can be used by gamers to expand their mobile software libary with emulators and homebrew titles. ( A speccy on a gameboy, who'd of thunked it..! )

I would like to see some articles explaning how to transfer my huge 8-bit cassette collection to files my PC emulators can use and how to mod a SNES so I can play MARIO RPG etc.

I really enjoy reading about the history of gaming and interviews with the people who helped make and shape the hobby we all enjoy but I also enjoy learning new things that make my hobby even more enjoyable, for example I just learned how to build an A/V lead for my Mk1 megadrive for less than a fiver, seeing the machine run on large screen with a sharp picture and bright colours makes a huge diffence and breaths new life into the machine..

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Post by paranoid marvin » Sun Jan 29, 2006 1:44 pm

I would love to see an article on running dosbox or similar.
I'm sure that there are a lot of PC owners with some classic games their computers are no longer able to play
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Post by paranoid marvin » Sun Jan 29, 2006 2:21 pm

Also a Hall Of Fame for high scores just like in Crash!
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Post by Dudley » Sun Jan 29, 2006 4:31 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:Also a Hall Of Fame for high scores just like in Crash!
http://www.retrogamer.net/forum/viewforum.php?f=3 ?
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Post by NorthWay » Sun Jan 29, 2006 8:02 pm

I'd like something about Parker Brothers: They did some brilliant stuff especially if you consider how early it was!
They have always been some kind of mystery or enigma. Who were they, where did they go, what are they doing today, and how come they made such quality stuff when nearly everyone else was turning out simplistc dredge?

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Post by Mayhem » Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:22 am

Parker Bros were bought as part of the huge Waddingtons/Hasbro acquisition saga, were they not?

As a general publisher, most of their games were programmed by third parties and then put out under their label.
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Post by paranoid marvin » Mon Jan 30, 2006 2:40 pm

Empire Strikes Back was fantastic on Atari 2600!

Also presumably we wouldnt have had Mutant Camels without it?
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Post by Szczepaniak » Tue Jan 31, 2006 5:09 am

Opa-Opa wrote:I would like to see some articles explaning how to mod a SNES so I can play MARIO RPG etc.
RG had a MASSIVE modding/importing article in issue 18.

Mario RPG is a tricky one though, since it has some of the most advanced security of all SNES cartridges. There were two versions released, one that can work on a modded system, and one that can't. Your best bet for that is emulation or a US system. :(

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Post by Opa-Opa » Tue Jan 31, 2006 11:41 am

Have to get an import snes then... I got the rom on Emulation but i am a collector, roms are worthless, I NEED the cart with box and instructions lol

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