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To avoid duplicating work (and needlessly potentially destroying a magazine), changing the status of several magazines in the database, and checking everyone's Work in Progress thread before starting something, if you are working on a scan or several scans (scanning, editing, or both), list it here. And check here to see if anyone has already started on that issue.

Hopefully this can help us avoid multiple people working on the same issues if we get more people participating. Plus this is a quick way to see who is working on what in one thread instead of having to check several.

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I am currently working on the following or have the following done and waiting for release:

 

VideoGames: The Ultimate Gaming Magazine Issue 56 (September 1993)
GamePro Issue 098 (November 1996)
GamePro Issue 100 (January 1997)
GamePro Issue 144 (September 2000)
GamePro Issue 146 (November 2000)
GamePro Issue 147 (December 2000)
GamePro Issue 163 (April 2002)
GamePro Issue 168 (September 2002)
GamePro Issue 171 (December 2002)
GamePro Issue 196 (January 2005)
GamePro Issue 205 (October 2005)
GamePro Issue 211 (April 2006)
GamePro Issue 213 (June 2006)
GamePro Issue 217 (October 2006)
GamePro Issue 218 (November 2006)
GamePro Issue 219 (December 2006)
GamePro Issue 220 (January 2007)
GamePro Issue 222 (March 2007)
GamePro Issue 223 (April 2007)
GamePro Issue 099 (December 1996)
Computer Gaming World Issue 177 (April 1999)
Expert Gamer Issue 58 (April 1999)
Flux Issue 3 (1995)
Game Player's Issue 15 Volume 2 Number 9 (September 1990)
Game Player's PC Buyer's Guide Volume 2 Number 5 (January 1990)
Game Player's Sega Genesis Strategy Guide (February-March 1991)
Game Player's Nintendo Buyer's Guide 1B (August 1988) - Good Rambo Page
Game Player's Nintendo Strategy Guide Volume 1 Number 2 (August 1988)
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Game Boy Games Issue 2 (September 1990)
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Volume 4 Number 3 (March 1991)
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Volume 4 Number 5 (May 1991)
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Volume 4 Number 6 (June 1991)
Sega Force Issue 3 (July 1993)
Sega Force Issue 5 (July 1994)
The Team Sega Newsletter Issue 07 (December 1989)
EGM Trickman's Best Tricks and Tips of 1993!
Game Players Presents Virgin - The New Games
Sega 1988 Vendor Brochure
Sega Challenge Issue 1 (Winter 1988)
Sega Challenge Issue 2 (Spring 1988)
Game Player's Issue 04 (October 1989)
Game Player's Issue 07 (January 1990)
Game Player's Issue 11 (May 1990)
Game Player's Issue 12 (June 1990)
Game Player's Issue 13 (July 1990)
Game Player's Issue 14 (August 1990)
Game Player's Issue 22 (April 1991)
Game Player's Nintendo Buyer's Guide 1A (June 1988)
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Game Boy Games Vol. 1 No. 1

Game Player's Nintendo Strategy Guide Vol. 1 No. 3
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Vol. 2 No. 4
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Vol. 2 No. 5
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Vol. 2 No. 6
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Vol. 3 No. 1
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Vol. 3 No. 2
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Vol. 3 No. 4
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Vol. 3 No. 7
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Vol. 4 No. 1
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Vol. 4 No. 2
Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Vol. 4 No. 4
Game Player's Nintendo Guide Vol. 5 No 8 August 1992
Game Players Issue 50 Vol 6 No 8 August 1993
PSX Issue 5 June/July 1996
PSX Issue 16 August 1997


And these are donation magazines that I have out for manual scanning:

Sega Visions Issue 1 (update scan)
Mega Play Vol. 1 No. 1 ((November/December 1990) (update scan)
Mega Play Vol.2 No.4  (July/August 1991)
Mega Play Vol.3 No.4  (August 1992)
Game Player's Sega Genesis Strategy Guide Vol.2 No.4 (October-November 1991)  (update scan)

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Posted (edited)

Finishing up 1998 EGM Buyers Guide soon

added CGW April 1999 to the to-do list

maybe ill go back to unedited marktrades PCG's then...

Edited by MigJmz

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22 minutes ago, MigJmz said:

added CGW April 1999 to the to-do list

This is on E-Day's "done and waiting for release" list directly above your post

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31 minutes ago, kitsunebi77 said:

This is on E-Day's "done and waiting for release" list directly above your post

woops didnt see..  He's doing every Philly scan there is. :)

Edited by MigJmz

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I just prepped a huge pile of GamePro issues that I am currently scanning for Melki to edit. So stay away from any GamePros for the time being :)

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Also not from the donation pile, but my own GamePros that I prepped but didn't seem to scan yet, issues:

173
174
177
181
186

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Not that these are common, but I have a pile of SWATPro issues on the docket for scanning, as well as single issues of less common magazines.

I think this thread is better suited for when you are going to scan something that is quite common (Nintendo Power, EGM, GamePro), rather than the less common stuff (Game Player's, SWATPRo, Foul, etc)

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whats available to edit on the qnap?? Seems Eday has it covered

Tell me if these are available:

 Tips and Tricks 115

 Tips and Tricks 86

 Tips and Tricks 59

Edited by MigJmz

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I think I took care of everything Phillyman put on there apart from the five issues that needs pages rescanned. I can always upload some of my stuff if you want something to edit. I have the following donated flatbed scans available for editing:

Game Player's Sega Genesis Strategy Guide Vol.2 No.5 (October-November 1991)
GamePro Issue 003 (September-October 1989) (replacement scan)
GamePro's Handheld Video Games (Spring 1991)
Mega Play Vol. 2 No. 4 (July-August 1991)
Mega Play Vol. 3 No. 4 (August 1992)
The Adventures of GamePro Issue 1 (June 1990)
The Adventures of GamePro Issue 2 (January 1991)
The Adventures of GamePro Issue 3 (August 1991)

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On 9/1/2019 at 9:05 PM, MigJmz said:

sure anything you can spare im up for it.

I'm uploading the two Mega Play issues  to your folder on the QNAP. I'm also uploading the Photoshop action I use for that flatbed scanner. On my monitor the results look good, but feel free to tweak it to suit your liking.

It's set up so that once you have a page all nice and straight and cropped, you hit the F3 key, and it will save a cropped version, then it will do the colour corrections, resize the picture from 600 dpi to 300 dpi at a height of 3240 (full size), save a JPG copy of that in a folder called Full, then is sizes down to a height of 2200 and saves a JPG copy of that to a folder called 2200. Then it closes the image. I save two versions in case one day we decide to go with full size scans; that way we have a bunch ready to go.

When you're done you can release them, but leave the finished cbz files and all the images in your folder. I will download them and back them up as I normally do, syncing them between my QNAP and the Retromags one.

The uploading might take a while as each scan is a 600DPI TIF file at around 100MB each. The Mega Play issues each have 68 pages and the two above mentioned folders with the proper sized thank you pages in them. If you see all that for one issue that means it should all be uploaded.

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4 hours ago, E-Day said:

 I save two versions in case one day we decide to go with full size scans; that way we have a bunch ready to go.

What's stopping us, again?  I thought our bandwidth problems were in the past.

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Not sure anymore, to be honest. Maybe it's that it's not really necessary at this time (or maybe it is). Some scans end up being double in file size when they are full size. Maybe people would not go for that.

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soo. whats available I see lots of new things in the QNAP but I don't know who's working on what at the moment.

 

Are these available?: 

Game Player's Strategy Guide to Nintendo Games Volume 2 Number 3

Zelda Ocarina strat book

 Tips and Tricks 41

 Tips and Tricks 86

Winning tips for Sega Genesis

Play Action Super Nintendo

EGM 144

Edited by MigJmz

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Those have all been edited and finished. I don't have much extra scanned at the moment. I'm going to scan a bunch of guides from the donation soon though. 

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well  darn, guess its time to re-do my first ever scan of PCG then. Along with new ones.

Edited by MigJmz

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I'm actually scanning several issues of GamePro that need an updated scan. If you're interested in helping with those feel free. Though I think you working on PC Gamer is time better spent, especially new issues :)

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Hello, I have a clean copy of Nintendo Power #203 (May 2006) that I am prepared to debind and scan. Is anyone else planning on scanning this issue?

If this goes well, I plan on debinding and scanning Nintendo Power issue #s 209, 210 and 211.

Please advise.

Thanks!

DCinthe80s

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