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Old comp mags (Zero, Ace, etc) for free!

Posted: Tue Aug 09, 2011 4:37 pm
by station
I've got a huge amount of old magazines from the late 80's onward (to 1995).
There are quite a few Zeros, loads of ACE magazines. Also CVG, PC Format, Amiga Action, GamesX, Amstrad Action, etc.
These are getting recycled as they're in my folk's house and they are moving (after 20 odd years).
You'll have to pay postage (paypal), but I don't want anything for them. I'm on the Wirral, you can pickup the lot, etc etc.

Re: Old comp mags (Zero, Ace, etc) for free!

Posted: Tue Aug 09, 2011 5:05 pm
by Dominoid
How many Amstrad Actions do you have? Any idea on the sort of cost postage would be?

Re: Old comp mags (Zero, Ace, etc) for free!

Posted: Tue Aug 09, 2011 5:29 pm
by station
Loads, I collected from 1987 to 1990/1 or so. :) Postage would be about 10 - 20 quid courier for the load!

Re: Old comp mags (Zero, Ace, etc) for free!

Posted: Tue Aug 09, 2011 8:06 pm
by Shinobi
Would take the c+VG's providing their before 1998. I hated the FHM lite version with Nurse tips and the sexual induendos!!! Shah missus

Re: Old comp mags (Zero, Ace, etc) for free!

Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 3:11 am
by bensonrad
Do any of the CVGs have any of the free gifts on them? I would be keen on any bits like that.

Re: Old comp mags (Zero, Ace, etc) for free!

Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:03 am
by station
They're well before 1998 - about 1990 odd.
I put them all away in about 1994 in a cardboard box and they've been there since, I'll take a photo of them all in a mo.

Re: Old comp mags (Zero, Ace, etc) for free!

Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:42 am
by StickHead
PM sent

Re: Old comp mags (Zero, Ace, etc) for free!

Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:03 am
by vampire8bit
I'm after a certain few C&VG mags, as well. Will pm you the issues I need if shinobi doesn't want them.

Re: Old comp mags (Zero, Ace, etc) for free!

Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 9:31 am
by station
I'll post up the ones I find as I go along, I'm emptying a cupboard which has so much random magazine based literature, I'm running out of space to transfer them to!! I'm meant to be tidying and I just end up reading stuff instead.

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Amiga Format Magazines by Jibijib, on Flickr

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Amiga Action Magazines by Jibijib, on Flickr

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Games-X Magazines by Jibijib, on Flickr

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C+VG / The One Magazines by Jibijib, on Flickr

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ACE Magazines by Jibijib, on Flickr

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Zero Magazines by Jibijib, on Flickr


Will post more up when I get sorting them out.

Also have a load of Psygnosis PC games in boxes from 1990 onward, also a poo-load of pre-alpha/beta development versions of ol' Psygnosis games (Amiga) on floppy (Psygnosis sticky label branded :D ).

Re: Old comp mags (Zero, Ace, etc) for free!

Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:24 pm
by Nintendo&Sega
Hey there!

I'll take the Games-x magazines please if still available:D

Also, can you please let me know which PC games you have as I may be interested....

Cheers!

Re: Old comp mags (Zero, Ace, etc) for free!

Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 2:47 am
by vampire8bit
I'll take that C&VG issue of Ultimate Warrior on the cover if still available. I believe its Issue 118 (Sept 1991) If you find any of these issues of C&VG I'll take some or all of them if they are available

Issue 94 (Sept 1989)
Issue 95 (Oct 1989)
Issue 109 (Dec 1990)
Issue 110 (Jan 1991)
Issue 117 (Aug 1991)
Issue 118 (Sept 1991)
Issue 120 (Nov 1991)
Issue 123 (Feb 1992)

Re: Old comp mags (Zero, Ace, etc) for free!

Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 3:23 pm
by station
This will be a logistical challenge! I'll get the whole lot out tomorrow and get everyone's wants sorted out, whoever asked first gets what they asked for. :)

PC games are pretty much all the ones they did since 1991/2 (like Armourgeddon / Hired Guns, etc) to Ecstatica / City Of The Lost Children / Destruction Derby 2. I'd love to keep them but I can't. :)

Re: Old comp mags (Zero, Ace, etc) for free!

Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 7:23 pm
by Dominoid
station wrote:Loads, I collected from 1987 to 1990/1 or so. :) Postage would be about 10 - 20 quid courier for the load!
I've been reliably informed by Ms Dom that I'm not allowed to buy any more gaming stuff until payday (25th) Would it be cheeky to ask if you'll be able to hang on to them til then?