Phillyman

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  1. Phillyman's Work In Progress...

    Next Generation Issue 020 August 1996 COMPLETED! ETA = June 14/15 2007
  2. Phillyman's Work In Progress...

    He did comment to Jason of Archive back in June, so its only been 16 weeks since we last heard from him. Who knows, he could pop up tomorrow and drop out 100 magazines as a surprise.
  3. Phillyman's Work In Progress...

    Actually I may still have the Dreamcast magazines on hand, its been so long, but I did send him two boxes of magazines with the remainder of the images above. I don't think Marktrade ran off with the magazines, and I still hold out hope for a flash drive full of scanned pages to show up in my mailbox one afternoon
  4. Phillyman's Work In Progress...

    This is everything I sent Marktrade, not sure what he scanned so far. A few months after sending these off Mark stopped uploading items to Retromags and started to just dump his scans onto Archive.
  5. Primary Systems Coverage Nintendo Entertainment System Nintendo Super Famicom (the eventual Super Nintendo Entertainment System) Nintendo Game Boy (With the exception of the Super Famicom news story and Game Boy feature, this issue consists entirely of NES coverage.) --- Editor's Notes (editorial) Mailbag (reader mail; Q&A tips, tricks, and submissions) Mega Man Ninja Gaiden NARC A Boy and His Blob Dragon Warrior II Yo! Noid The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants Double Dragon III Mission Impossible Mickey Mousecapade You Asked For It - Maniac Mansion (Q&A tips, tricks, and submissions) Pen Pal Connection (readers looking to exchange correspondence with other readers) 10 All-Star Sports Games: Sports Simulations on the Ball (NES; 1/2 - 1 page game overviews with screenshots) Baseball Stars Blades of Steel Double Dribble Golf Kings of the Beach: Professional Beach Volleyball Punch-Out Skate or Die Super Spike V'ball Tecmo Bowl Track and Field II Game Boy Takes Off (10 pages of short game overviews (approx. 1/4th page each) with screenshots, along with one page of additional commentary; Game Boy games shown:) Balloon Kid Battle Unit Zeoth Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challenge Burger Time Deluxe Caesar's Palace The Chessmaster Days of Thunder Face Ball 2000 Fortified Zone Go! Go! Tank Hatris The Hunt for Red October Gremlins 2: The New Batch Kung Fu Master Maru's Mission Mickey's Dangerous Chase Mega Man: Dr Wily's Revenge Mousetrap Hotel Mysterium Ninja Boy Nobunaga's Ambition Operation C Pac-Man Power Mission Radar Mission The Rescue of Princess Blobette Robocop Rolan's Curse R-Type Serpent Side Pocket Skate or Die: Tour de Thrash Super Scrabble Sword of Hope Tail 'Gator Torpedo Range Ultima: Runes of Virtue WWF Superstars Fish Dude Who Framed Roger Rabbit Super Strategy (each a five-page NES strategy guide, complete with game overview and lots of screenshots) Beetlejuice The Last Ninja Robocop 2 S.C.A.T. - Special Cybernetic Attack Team Whomp 'Em Hot Hits (NES; each a 2-page overview with screenshots) Double Strike F-15 City War Harlem Globetrotters KlashBall Metal Mech NES Play Action Football Touchdown Fever GUIDElines (news) Golf and Gambling (Greg Norman's Power Golf (NES), Caesar's Palace (GB)) Smile When You Say That, Partner! (Cowboy Kid) Simpsons Sign on with Super Famicom (The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Space Mutants) Matchbox Madness (Matchbox Racers, MotorCity Patrol, Eurocup Soccer, Sir Eric the Bold, Noah's Ark) Some Day Her Prince Will Come (Happily Ever After (NES)) Hair-Raising Adventures (Quantum Fighter (NES)) The Silent Zone (wireless headphones) A Real Scorcher (Laser Invasion (NES)) Galloping Gourmet (Thunder & Lightning (NES)) Right on Target (Magic Darts (NES)) Crystal Clear (The Conquest of the Crystal Palace (NES)) Totally Awesome Adventure (Bill & Ted's Excellent Video Game Adventure (NES)) Capcom Joins with Disney Channel for Promotions
  6. Editor's Notes (editorial) Enter A World Of The Weird And The Wacky With Maniac Mansion (NES; three page strategy guide) Super Mario Bros. 3: Those Mario Boys Keep Getting Better (NES; six page strategy guide) Sneak Preview! Ninja Gaiden II - The Battle Continues (NES: five page strategy guide) First Looks (one page NES game overviews, each with two screenshots and three hints/tips) Adventures of Lolo 2 After Burner Alien Syndrome Archon Arkista's Ring Astyanax Baby Boomer Bad News Baseball Batman The Battle of Olympus A Boy and His Blob Castlequest The Chessmaster Code Name: Viper Crystal Mines Cybernoid Destination Earthstar Double Dragon II: The Revenge Chris Evert & Ivan Lendl in Top Players' Tennis Genghis Khan Godzilla: Monster of Monsters Heroes of the Lance (Dragonlance) Infiltrator Jack Nicklaus' Greatest 18 Holes of Major Championship Golf The Mafat Conspiracy (Golgo 13) Master Chu and the Drunkard Hu Phantom Fighter Puss 'N Boots: Pero's Great Adventure Raid 2020 Remote Control River City Ransom Road Runner Robocop Rocket Ranger Rock 'N' Ball Rolling Thunder Romance of the Three Kingdoms 720 Silent Service Shinobi Target: Renegade Tecmo World Wrestling Win, Lose or Draw Wrath of the Black Manta Xexyz Hot Hits (quarter page NES game overviews with one screenshot per game) Adventures of Bayou Billy All-Pro Basketball Bases Loaded II: The Second Season Bionic Commando The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Clash at Demonhead Cobra Triangle Defender of the Crown Demon Sword Desert Commander Dig Dug II Dragon Warrior Ducktales Faxanadu Goal! The Guardian Legend Hydlide Impossible Mission II Ironsword: Wizards & Warriors II King's Knight Kings of the Beach: Professional Beach Volleyball The Magic of Scheherazade Marble Madness Mega Man 2 Milon's Secret Castle Monster Party Ninja Gaiden Nobunaga's Ambition Rescue: The Embassy Mission Sesame Street 123 Shadowgate Snoopy's Silly Sports Spectacular Stealth ATF Strider Super Mario Bros. 2 Super Sprint Tecmo Bowl Toobin' Top Gun - The Second Mission Track and Field II Ultima Who Framed Roger Rabbit Zelda II - The Adventures of Link Previews (quarter page NES game previews with one screenshot per game) Adventures in the Magic Kingdom Al Unser Jr. Turbo Racing Battle Chess Bigfoot The Bugs Bunny Birthday Blowout Chiller Dash Galaxy in the Alien Asylum Dungeon Magic Dusty Diamond's All-Star Softball Fantasy Zone Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger! Ghostbusters II Heavy Barrel Heavy Shreddin' Kid Kool Licence to Kill Mad Max Magic Johnson's Fast Break Ms. Pac-Man Pinball Quest Police Academy Rescue Rangers R.B.I. Baseball 2 Skull & Crossbones Snake's Revenge Starship Hector Super C Terra Cresta Tombs and Treasure Wizardry I: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord World Championship Wrestling Xybots On Gameboy Shelves (1/6th page Gameboy game overviews with one screenshot per game) Bases Loaded GB Boomer's Adventure in Asmik World The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle The Castlevania Adventure Daedalian Opus Double Dragon Fist of the North Star Flipull Ishido: The Way of Stones Kwirk: The Chilled Tomato Motocross Maniacs NFL Football Nemesis Penguin Wars Shanghai Space Invaders Wizards & Warriors X: Fortress of Fear
  7. PRIMARY SYSTEMS COVERAGE Nintendo Entertainment System --- Editor's Notes History and Hints of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1-page historical TMNT overview, plus 6-page strategy guide) The Three Stooges: A Great Game? Why, Soitanly! (4-page strategy guide) HOT HITS (game overviews with screenshot, 1/4th page each) The Adventures of Lolo Air Fortress Airwolf Amagon Anticipation Bandai Golf Bases Loaded Bionic Commando Blades of Steel Blaster Master Bomberman Bubble Bobble Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Cobra Command Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Double Dragon Double Dribble Fist of the North Star Flying Dragon Friday the 13th Galaga Gauntlet Ghostbusters Golgo 13 Guerrilla War Gyruss Hudson's Adventure Island Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Jackal John Elway's Quarterback Kung Fu Heroes Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf MagMax Marble Madness Metal Gear Milon's Secret Castle Mystery Quest 1943 Ninja Gaiden Operation Wolf Othello Paperboy Platoon Q*bert Rampage RoboWarrior Seicross Sesame Street 1 2 3 (Sesame Street 123) Skate or Die Super Dodge Ball Super Mario Bros. 2 Taboo Tecmo Baseball Tecmo Bowl Thundercade Track and Field II Ultima Wizards and Warriors Wrestlemania Zelda II: The Adventure of Link FIRST LOOKS (game overviews with screenshots and tips, 2 pages each) The Adventures of Bayou Billy All-Pro Basketball Back to the Future Bad Dudes Baseball Stars Bug Bunny's Crazy Castle Clash at Demonhead Defender of the Crown Demon Sword Desert Commander Dr. Chaos Dragon Warrior DuckTales Faxanadu Fester's Quest Goal! Guardian Legend Hoops Hydlide IronSword: Wizards & Warriors II Legacy of the Wizard Mega Man II Mappyland Monster Party Nobunaga's Ambition P.O.W. Predator Rescue: The Embassy Mission (listed in TOC as Rescue: The Embassy Adventure) Shadowgate Shooting Range (listed in TOC as Shooting Gallery) Sky Shark Snoopy's Silly Sports Spectacular Strider Super Sprint Twin Cobra Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Willow PREVIEWS (game previews with screenshot, 1/4th page each) Adventures of Dino-Riki Archon Bad Street Brawler Bashi Bazook, Morphoid Masher Battle of Olympus A Boy and His Blob Cybernoid Double Dragon II Genghis Khan Infiltrators Jack Nicklaus' 18 Holes of Greatest Championship Golf Kings of the Beach Knight Rider Magic Johnson's Fast Break NFL Football Phantom Fighter Roadblaster Robocop Rocket Ranger Romance of the Three Kingdoms Sesame Street A B C (Sesame Street ABC) 720 Silent Service Spy vs. Spy: The Island Caper Stealth ATF Top Gun II The Uncanny X-Men World Championship Wrestling GUIDElines (controller accessories) The Joycard Sansui Double Player System (shown) Gizmo (shown) QS-127 Remote Universal Joystick (shown) The Supersonic (shown) DIRECTORY (game company directory)
  8. Editor's Notes Game Player's Mailbag You Asked For It!: Answers to Metal Gear (tips) Dr. Chaos Open House - The Mansion Revealed (strategy guide) Super Strategy (NES games; five-page tip sections with game overview/review and loads of screenshots) Air Fortress Amagon DuckTales Friday the 13th The Guardian Legend Hudson's Adventure Island Mappyland P.O.W. Thundercade Wizards & Warriors Hot Hits (NES games; similar to the Super Strategy articles above, but limited to two pages per game) The Adventures of Lolo Bad Dudes Baseball Stars Bionic Commando Fist of the North Star Guerrilla War Hoops IronSword: Wizards & Warriors II Marble Madness Mega Man II Milon's Secret Castle Predator Q*bert Spy vs. Spy Strider Super Dodge Ball Ultima Wrestlemania GUIDElines (news section) Nintendo's New Game Boy The Wait Is Over: Power Glove and U-Force Debut! DIRECTORY (game publisher/developer directory)
  9. Features: Playing to Win (Editorial welcoming readers to the third issue) Map Your Way to Victory (Making your own game maps, or using those provided by the software, to ensure victory) Thumbs Up! Buying the Right Joysticks (Picking the proper peripheral for perfect play) Directory (Contact info for the companies whose games are listed inside) Strategies: Blaster Master Breakthru Contra Double Dragon Gauntlet Ghosts 'N' Goblins Iron Tank Karnov RoboWarrior Super Mario Bros. 2 Bases Loaded City Connection Commando Friday the 13th Galaga Ghostbusters Ikari Warriors II: Victory Road Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf Legend of Kage Life Force Metal Gear Metroid Platoon Renegade Seicross Star Voyager Tetris (Tengen) 3-D World Runner T&C Surf Designs: Wood and Water Rage Xevious: The Avenger Notable Stuff: The editors' strategy to defeat the armored tanks on the Snow Field level of Contra is to let them kill you and just run by while invincible. Er...why not just stand on the left side of the screen and, you know, shoot them? Lots of spelling/grammar errors in the Gauntlet entry ('know' instead of 'now', 'them' instead of 'then', etc...). No mention of the fact you have to beat Ghosts 'N' Goblins twice, guys? For shame... The editors also seem to have trouble differentiating between 'loose' and 'lose'. The screenshot for Legend of Kage where it claims Kage has been killed by alerted guards is actually a shot of him reading the Scroll item, which results in a torrential rain of dead enemies. Alternate cover:
  10. Editor's Notes Game Player's Mailbag The Changing Face of Nintendo (three-page article discussing the diversification of game genres in NES games; board games and game shows, puzzle, edutainment, strategy) GUIDElines - The latest Nintendo news and products Broderbund's Hands-Free Controller (U-Force (shown)) Konami's New Hand-held Games (LCD games; Double Dribble, Gradius, Contra, Top Gun, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) Camerica's New Video Pistol (Video Blaster light gun; Supersonic joystick) New Glove Puts Power At Your Fingertips (Power Glove (shown)) Arcade Hit Now For Nintendo (Bad Dudes (shown)) Anticipation and Cobra Triangle From Nintendo Activision Announces Two New Games (The Three Stooges (shown), Stealth Eagle) New Tengen Titles (Rolling Thunder, Super Sprint, Vindicators) Super Strategy (NES games; five-page tip sections with game overview/review and loads of screenshots) Amagon Bubble Bobble Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Flying Dragon Jackal Metal Gear Mickey Mousecapade Ninja Gaiden Wizards & Warriors Zelda II: The Adventure of Link Hot Hits (NES games; similar to the Super Strategy articles above, but limited to two pages per game) Blaster Master Cobra Command Defender II Double Dragon Gauntlet Golgo 13 - Top Secret Episode Guardian Legend Iron Tank Joust Kung Fu Heroes Legacy of the Wizard Legendary Wings MagMax 1943 Ninja Taro Othello Robowarrior Super Mario Bros. 2 Tecmo Baseball Tecmo Bowl DIRECTORY (game publisher/developer directory)
  11. Introduction (two pages) A Special Note To Our Readers Nintendo And Nintendo Power Our Game Player's Panel of Experts A Note To Parents Become An Expert Player: How To Win At Nintendo Games (two pages; general game strategies and tips) Know Your Weapons! (two pages; general game strategies and tips) Buyer's Guide To Joysticks And Other Controllers (four pages; accessories and software shown:) NES Advantage Wico Command Control Camerica Freedom Stick Bandai Mega Nintendo Power Pad Super Team Games Dance Aerobics World Class Track Meet AWESOME (two pages each; game overview with screenshots and tips) Alpha Mission Bases Loaded Blaster Master BreakThru Contra Double Dragon Double Dribble Dragon Power Ghosts & Goblins (listed as 'Ghosts and Goblins' in TOC; Ghosts 'n Goblins) Goonies II Gun.Smoke Ikari Warriors II: Victory Road The Karate Kid Karnov Kid Icarus The Legend of Kage The Legend of Zelda Metroid Mike Tyson's Punch-Out Ninja Kid Rad Racer Rambo Renegade Robowarrior Rygar Spelunker Super Mario Bros. Super Pitfall 3-D WorldRunner Tiger-Heli Top Gun CONTENDERS (approx. 1/5th page each; game overview, usually with screenshot) Athena Baseball Burgertime City Connection Commando Deadly Towers Donkey Kong 3 Duck Hunt Elevator Action Excitebike Freedom Force Golf Gotcha! Hogan's Alley Ice Hockey Ikari Warriors Iron Tank Jaws Karate Champ Kid Niki: Radical Ninja Kung Fu Lunar Pool Major League Baseball Mega Man 1942 Pinball Pro Wrestling Raid on Bungeling Bay R.B.I. Baseball R.C. Pro-Am Ring King Section Z Side Pocket Slalom Spy Hunter Star Voyager Tag Team Wrestling Tennis 10-Yard Fight Trojan Winter Games Wizards & Warriors Wood & Water Rage Zanac PREVIEWS (approx. 1/5th page each; game overview, many with screenshot) The Adventures Of Bayou Billy The Adventures Of Lolo Air Fortress Airwolf Bad Street Brawler Battlefields Of Napoleon Black Tiger (never released) Blades Of Steel Bubble Bobble California Games Castlevania II: Simon's Quest Chester Field Cobra Command Defender Of The Crown Defender II Dr. Chaos Empire City 1931 Galaga: Demons Of Death Gauntlet Ghostbusters Golgo 13 The Guardian Legend Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom Jackal Jeopardy! Joust Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf The Legacy Of The Wizard Legendary Wings Life Force MagMax Marble Madness Mickey Mousecapade 1943 Ninja Gaiden Pac-Man Platoon Predator Racket Attack Rampage Robocop Seicross Sesame Street ABC... (Sesame Street ABC) Sesame Street 1 2 3... (Sesame Street 123) Skate Or Die Super Mario Bros. II (Super Mario Bros. 2) Tecmo Baseball Tecmo Bowl Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Terra Cresta Tetris: The Soviet Mind Game Track And Field II Vegas Dream Wheel of Fortune Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Willow WWF Wrestlemania Xenophobe Xevious: The Avenger Zelda II: The Adventure of Link DIRECTORY (two pages; company address directory)
  12. New Image: Dengeki Sega Saturn Vol.17 (March 20, 1998) https://t.co/bNcCmWuKTG https://t.co/Jkljycw6sp

  13. Phillyman's Work In Progress...

    Fair enough, at the moment I will just hide the User Download links from being populated. I only included Archive because that was where Marktrade was placing his items and he was linking to Archive for them. I will still move forward on linking to active publishers that we can still subscribe to with either physical or digital versions. What is still active, maybe 15 different magazines between the USA and UK at the moment....if that?
  14. Phillyman's Work In Progress...

    Good catch! I fixed it
  15. Phillyman's Work In Progress...

    I cleaned up the Magazine Database and Download Manager over the last few days. Using the matching MD5 records between them I was able to do the following.... In the Download Manager now anything that is available via torrent now states what Torrent package it is in Also on the Download Manager page I have dropped in the corresponding Database Record links to 99% of the files in that section. I just need to manually do the PDF versions and Strategy Guides at this point. Now you can get to the Magazine Database from the Download Manager, and vice versa! On the Magazine Database side, I fixed up the Official Download links, many of them were still pointing to the community.retromags.com address.....and while it will auto resolve, I figured I might as well clean them up in mass. You will also notice that I dropped in torrent links for everything that has been released via torrent. The torrent links will download the torrent file that contains the magazine you are looking for. So if you go to Nintendo Power Issue 2 in the Magazine Database, the torrent link on that page will download the 2017 Base Torrent Pack 9 which contains that issue. My next item is to get rid of the "Retromags User Download" links above (done). With me rolling up the entire Retromags collection from our Download Manager and dumping it onto torrents and Usenet, the User Provided links to FileFactory, 4Shared and other third party file hosting services will surely result in out of date versions and broken links. We will be deleting the existing data for those 3 fields (after a backup) and then changing them to the following..... I will be reaching out to the admins of these sites and a few others to gather some spreadsheets of what they have already preserved. We can then mass import the links to their download pages and mark those records as "Preserved" so that users can get an overall view of what has been preserved digitally across all of these sites.
  16. Reviews: (page 28) Super Metroid - (SNES) Slam Masters - (SNES) Fighter's History - (SNES) Virtua Racing - (Genesis) Spike McFang - (SNES) Capcom's Soccer Shootout - (SNES) Eye of the Beholder - (SNES) Socks the Cat - (SNES) Aerobiz Supersonic - (SNES) PTO: Operation Europe - (SNES) Lord of the Rings - (SNES) Mario Andretti Racing - (Genesis) Mutant League Hockey - (Genesis) Normy's Beach Babe-O-Rama - (Genesis) Star Trek: The Next Generation - (Genesis) Bubba 'N' Stix - (Genesis) Mortal Kombat - (Sega CD) Champions World Class Soccer - (Genesis) ShadowRun - (Genesis) Sylvester and Tweety - (Genesis) RBI Baseball '94 - (Genesis) Rise of the Dragon - (Sega CD) Incredible Machine - (3DO) 7th Guest - (CD-I) Godzilla - (Duo) Hotel Mario - (CD-I) Star Tropics 2 - (NES) C.J. Elephant - (Game Gear) Spider-Man / X-Men - (Game Gear) Incredible Hulk - (Game Gear) Mega Man VI - (NES) Lamborghini Challenge - (Gameboy) Side Pocket - (Game Gear) Next Wave: (page 114) Snatcher (Sega CD) Monster Max (Gameboy) Pitfall Harry: The Mayan Adventure (SNES) Cyber Slider (SNES) Revengers of Vengeance (Sega CD) Wild Snake (SNES) Fievel Goes West (SNES) Blue Lightning (Jaguar) Double Dragon (Jaguar) Brutal Sports Football (Jaguar) Flashback (Jaguar) Tricks of the Trade: (page 102) Sonic 3, Super Empire Strikes Back, Virtua Racing, Tempest 2000, Total Eclipse, Super Metroid, MLBPA Baseball, FIFA International Soccer, Choplifter III, Streets of Rage 3, The NinjaWarriors, The Peace Keepers, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Skyblazer, Equinox, The Flintstones, X-Kaliber 2097, Mega Turrican International Outlook: (page 76) Shining Force CD, Tetris Flash, Karate Club, Mother 2, Tae Kwon Do, Panorama Cotton, Metamor Kid Goomin, Bow Pop 'N Smash, Wild Guns, Ninja Boy Sasuke, Super Ninja Boys, Yuyu Hakusho 2, Tsuri Taro, J.League Soccer Prime Goal 2, Zero-4 Champ RR, Tactics Ogre, Sparkster, Putty Squad, Sensible Soccer, Heimdall 2, Soccer Kid 3DO, Mr. Tuff, Wackyland of Sports, Final Fantasy VI In Depth/Previews: (page 134) StuntRace FX, Double Dragon V, Fatal Fury Special, Super Bomberman 2, World Heroes 2, Illusion of Gaia, Shien's Revenge, Spike McFang, Kirby's Tee Shot, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Generation 2, Eye of the Beholder, Lord of the Rings, Beauty and the Beast, Eek the Cat, Capcom's Soccer Shootout, World Cup USA '94, Virtua Racing, Demolition Man, Outrunners, World Heroes, Star Trek The Next Generation, ShadowRun, Star Quest, Sylvester and Tweety, Mario Andretti Racing, Rise of the Dragon, Jurassic Park, Litil Divil, Star Tropics 2, Spider-Man and the X-Men Special Feature: (page 128) Virtua Fighter