Pre Order N64 Anthology

Pre Order Click Here 20 YEARS! September 29th, 2016, marks the Nintendo 64’s twentieth anniversary. To celebrate the birth of this incredibly avant-gardist machine, Math Manent has written the most comprehensive and remarkable book about this legendary console. Over 350 pages long, this book inventories and chronicles the entire game library (388 games sold in Japan, the US, Europe, and Australia), sifts through the canceled games, accessories, collector’s editions, and, of course, every Nintendo 64 version and bundle. By interviewing the people involved at the time – Martin Hollis (Rare…

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A Gremlin in the works book Review

A Gremlin in the works book review by Peter Ward Click here to purchase the book The book comes in a high quality 3mm board slipcase with 2 books 250mm x 200mm, lithographic print, pantone inks, hardback, thread sewn binding. A fantastic 372page hardback book about the gaming company Gremlin written by Mark Hardisty. The paper and print is of a high standard and the pictures within the book are pleasure to look at including memorabilia, game design concept, Letters and staff photos. The pictures complement the high quality content with…

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Memories of a Retro Gamer

Interview with Andrew Foster by Peter Ward Overview Based upon the memories of a Retro Gamer, this coffee table style book reflects upon computing and gaming consoles such as: the C64, Sega Megadrive, Sinclair Spectrum, Arcades, Gameboy and other various memories from what is now known as the golden age of gaming. “Welcome to Retro Gamesmaster thank you for sparing time from your busy schedule.  Let’s get this interview underway” “What got you into writing books about retro gaming?” Well I’ve always been interested in blog articles and small reflection…

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Mega Visions Interview

About this project Click here to support the Kickstarter The Official Dreamcast Magazine, SEGA Visions, Mean Machines Sega … these are just a few of the classic SEGA magazines from days gone by. It seems so long ago that there was a dedicated SEGA magazine we could call our own, but the time has come for SEGA fans to get their very own magazine once again! We’d like to introduce you to Mega Visions, which will be a fully digital, bi-monthly publication that will be designed specifically for easy reading on all…

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The Complete SNES book

  The Complete SNES is a comprehensive near 500 page Super Nintendo Collector’s Book. This is the first ever comprehensive book on the Super Nintendo that covers every game released with complementary artwork! Aside from the licensed and unlicensed US releases, this book will also include PAL exclusives, Competition Carts, Homebrew Games and even accessories. This is poised to be the Ultimate source for the Super Nintendo! The book itself will be optimal quality with a large 8.5″ by 11″ size, around 500 beautiful color pages with a glossy hard cover;…

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Commodore VIC 20 A Visual History

Overview  Click here to support the kickstarter The book Commodore VIC 20: A Visual History is a book about the computer that made Commodore enter the home market, with all its early peripherals. The VIC 20 was the first colour home computer to cost less than $300, the first to sell one million units, the first to have a modem for under $100, and the first approach to personal computing for a whole generation. Many books celebrate the even more successful Commodore 64, but I felt that its little brother…

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8-Bit Kids

          With this project I hope to bring you in my world of growing up with THE Commodore 64. My book will take you back in time and hopefully give you the feel of how an 80s youngster’s life revolved around this machine. Just imagine your teenage bedroom full of friends and this shiny Commodore, like a king, standing proud in the middle. Around this machine, battles were fought, friendships were strengthened, plenty of emotions were shared and exciting times always laid ahead.   This home computer was…

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The Mastertronic Archives

About the book A sample of some of the games to be covered in The Mastertronic Archives Founded in 1983 by Martin Alper, Frank Herman and Alan Sharam, Mastertronic went on to become one of the UK’s biggest home video game publishers of the 1980s. The company’s marketing strategy of putting games on shelves at the low price of just £1.99, when most other games sold from £4.99, resulted in booming sales and massive profits for the London based company. This Kickstarter aims to produce both a standard volume and an…

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The Way We Played

About the book Click here to support the Kickstarter From 1985 to 1993 home computing ruled the roost in the UK, with the likes of the ZX Spectrum and the Commodore Amiga offering the kind of experiences not available on other platforms. The Way We Played is a beautifully produced, hardback, full colour art book that celebrates this golden era of gaming, exploring a unique time when multi-platform development could lead to vastly different versions of the same game being produced to match the limitations of the hardware. No. 1…

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A Gremlin in the works

 Mark Hardisty Interview by Peter Ward “Welcome to Retro Gamesmaster thank you for sparing time from your busy schedule. Let’s get this interview underway” “What got you into writing books about retro gaming?” I’m a Sheffieldier of a certain age, growing up in the infancy of the computer games industry in Britain, so I used to head into the “big city” to visit WH Smiths, Woolworths, Boots and the other players in the early games market on my weekends. Just Micro was an independent retailer that appeared on Carver Street…

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