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 Antiriad2097 » Tue Sep 01, 2009 3:27 pm

Thanks for the update Andrew, much appreciated.
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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by Opa-Opa » Wed Sep 02, 2009 5:15 am

Still really looking foward to this, Thanks for the update..

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

Post by andrew_rollings » Wed Sep 02, 2009 3:55 pm

Just heard from the printer... The books are about to be shipped. I'll have a couple of advance copies arriving on Friday. Expect copious photos! :D

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

Post by hydr0x » Wed Sep 02, 2009 4:27 pm

andrew_rollings wrote:Just heard from the printer... The books are about to be shipped. I'll have a couple of advance copies arriving on Friday. Expect copious photos! :D

Andrew
Could you post photos of both editions please, I'm still undecided if I want to shell out the extra bucks or not. Thanks!
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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by andrew_rollings » Wed Sep 02, 2009 6:07 pm

hydr0x wrote: Could you post photos of both editions please, I'm still undecided if I want to shell out the extra bucks or not. Thanks!
Certainly!
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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by Chinnico » Fri Sep 04, 2009 1:58 pm

Aaagh! it seems I can't complete the check out, both with Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 3.5. The checkout page is not working (buttons not working) and Firefox says that the security certificate is not valid. I've used the contact page to notify this, but I can't be sure if it is not working as well.
I wish to order a couple of copies both of the 8-bit book and c64 book, for me and a friend of mine.
Sorry for the slight OT.

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

Post by jerellis1 » Fri Sep 04, 2009 6:34 pm

WOW!!!

WOWOWOWOWOWOWOW!!!!

Andrew has just updated the Hiive Books Twitter feed with PHOTOS OF THE HARDBACK LIMITED EDITION!! :D

It really exists!! And it looks AMAZING!!!

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

Post by jerellis1 » Fri Sep 04, 2009 6:35 pm

Chinnico wrote:Aaagh! it seems I can't complete the check out, both with Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 3.5. The checkout page is not working (buttons not working) and Firefox says that the security certificate is not valid. I've used the contact page to notify this, but I can't be sure if it is not working as well.
I wish to order a couple of copies both of the 8-bit book and c64 book, for me and a friend of mine.
Sorry for the slight OT.
If you send Andrew an e-mail via the Hiive Books website he'll definitely be able to help you out there. :)

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

Post by andrew_rollings » Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:52 pm

Should be working now... Needed to reconfigure the server.

Here are some crappy iPhone shots of the book... Sorry about the crappiness, but I'll get some better shots organized soon.

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The books are arriving on Friday, so I'll be shipping them out in the few days after that...

Yay! It's finally here!!!

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

Post by jerellis1 » Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:38 pm

My copies have arrived!! BEHOOOOLD:

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Post by jerellis1 » Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:39 pm

And a couple of shots of the paperback version:

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

Post by hydr0x » Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:44 pm

thanks a lot for those high-res pics :)
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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by Opa-Opa » Thu Sep 17, 2009 1:26 am

Well those do look lovely...

So wheres mine..?

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

Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Sep 17, 2009 1:53 am

:lol:

From earlier posts, they should be getting sent out about now. I've asked for mine to be held back as I'm away for the next fortnight.
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Re: The 8-Bit Book - 1981 to 199x ... FOREWORD BY DAVID BRABEN!!

Post by psj3809 » Thu Sep 17, 2009 5:24 am

Andrew had two of the books with him at the retro show (SirClive beat me in an auction to one of them , doh !).

Had a good flick through, look very good, a lot of great games in there over a wide variety of machines. Really looking forward to getting mine, they honestly look superb.

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