A feature on consoles that time forgot?

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Should Retro Gamer do a small feature on lesser-known or failed consoles?

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A feature on consoles that time forgot?

Post by sonic91 » Sun Aug 12, 2007 7:45 am

I, like many readers thoroughly enjoy the Retro Inspection feature. I was glued to this months feature on the Game Gear. However I would like to see a feature on rarer or lesser-known consoles, not a huge feature like RI but a small feature, maybe one page in each issue on such consoles as the Bally Astrocade, Gakken TV Boy, Sega Teradrive, Pippin Atmark, Bandai Playdia, etc. Info on their roots, games and why they failed to take-off in the gaming world would be a fascinating read for most readers I'm sure.
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Post by woody.cool » Sun Aug 12, 2007 7:51 am

Defo Yes on that one. There are so many retro machines I'd love to know more about and/or like to see a feature on.

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Post by RetroENZO » Sun Aug 12, 2007 7:55 am

Not just failed consoles, but failed computers too... Sam Coupe, etc
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Post by Elgin_McQueen » Sun Aug 12, 2007 9:38 pm

Definately. The issue with the Konix stuff is still one of my fave! :D
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Post by Shin_Gouki » Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:45 am

Sounds like an interesting piece... :D

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Post by OriginalJax » Thu Aug 16, 2007 12:42 pm

Sure, it's a great idea, although I'd split it into two articles, one for the consoles and one for home computers (there are probably loads of bizarre computers that only a handful of folks ever bought!)
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Post by paranoid marvin » Thu Aug 16, 2007 3:07 pm

I think another Konix feature might be worth a read
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Post by Madge » Thu Aug 16, 2007 3:19 pm

Which issue was the Konix feature in?

Edit: Never mind, found it. It was issue 8.
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Post by NorthWay » Thu Aug 16, 2007 10:03 pm

After the Konix success, the only natural follow-up would be the Panther then!

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