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  1. New Image: Official Xbox Magazine 207 (December 2017)

  2. New Cut-off dates for 2018

    For 2018, I will look into hiring someone to write me a page that Team Members/Database Mods can go to and flip the Allowed Status in mass. select CATEGORY and if YEAR = X set ALLOWED to 0 or 1
  3. New Cut-off dates for 2018

    E-day and myself are working thru the list of categories in the Magazine Database. We basically need to get an update on which magazines are defunct and which are still being published. Once this list is complete, I can run a SQL query on the database to update all 18,000 records with the correct "Active/Defunct" information, then right after that I can run another query to set the new "Allowed" field for all of the records. This will flip all the dates in the database
  4. New Image: Dengeki PlayStation 229 (February 21, 2003)

  5. marktrade's work in progress

    The Magazine Database does have a status field that can have notes entered. It would be very easy for me to create a web page that just listed out any issues that were "Scanned" with "Status Notes" present.
  6. Today while at work I decided rather than listening to IHeartRadio in the background.....that I would fire up Youtube and watch someone longplay F-Zero for the SNES. Well that got me thinking, when the heck was the last time a F-Zero game dropped out? So I went to WikiPedia and confirmed that the GBA games were the last ones. How has Nintendo just sat on the F-Zero franchise for 12+ years? Even a redo of the older F-Zero titles (think Super Mario All-Stars) would be something! So what are some franchises that you are waiting for a new title to finally come out?
  7. Playing a ton of Rocket League and Super Mario Maker
  8. marktrade's work in progress

    As I stated I am rarely over at Archive so I was unsure of what had been done. My only goal is seeing them digitized, whether that was via you and Archive, or KiwiArcader and, it makes no difference to me. Of course I would love for them to be offered via Retromags, but I never force anyone to submit to this site. The magazines were paid with funds from the Retromags Slush fund, so as long as they became available, I was happy. Yes, we did speak in October of 2017 once a member sent me what you had posted on your Patron page. However I felt it would be rude of me to immediately jump to "Did you scan everything I sent you, if not can you send it back?". I figured let me first check in with you, see how you are doing health wise, and then come back to the details of what you may or may have not scanned, and your plans. UNFORTUNATELY about 4 days after our chat via PM, my job of 3.5 years started bouncing paychecks. I was getting the run around from them, delays on a replacement check, then the replacement checks bounced. All in all I went 27 days without pay and had to finally pull out the "If you can't pay me for last week, why am I doing work for you today?". Well they did not like that and told me to scram, the rest of November was me calling attorneys and the Department of Labor to recoup my pay. I lost my health care, dental, everything. So I was scrambling to get doctor and dentists visits out of the way before my coverage lapsed. Then I went thru all our bills and canceled a ton of stuff so I could stay afloat. Losing a job in October is bad because November and December are dead months for hiring, no one wants to start someone when most people are taking vacations. I just landed a job on the 28th of December and today was my second day. So with all of that, Retromags has plummeted to the bottom of my list at the moment. Even now that I have a job, my concentration is going in there and doing the very best I can, even if that means bringing work home to show my work ethic. Again Retromags is just on auto pilot at the moment until I get some checks under me and my job becomes more natural. So I apologize for being absent and not responding earlier, but sometimes real life just gets in the way.
  9. RETRO Issue 13

  10. New Image: Old School Gamer Issue 2 January 2018

  11. marktrade's work in progress

    Yes I sent Marktrade two boxes of A3 sized magazines. I am unsure of what has been scanned thus far, because I sent those magazines back in March 2016. I believe Marktrades last upload to Retromags was in December 2016, and then he started only uploading to Internet Archive, which I have not kept up with. As for magazines he has not scanned, if Jason is going to scan them great, but how long will they sit before that happens? Jason seems to have his hands filled with other preservation projects, so personally I would rather see if we can get them shipped off to you (KiwiArcader). I still have no way to preserve A3 magazines, perhaps between You, MarkTrade and myself we can do a three way split to get the magazines into your hands? Just a thought
  12. Reviews: (page 128) Castlevania 64 - (N64) Snowboard Kids 2 - (N64) Akuji the Heartless - (Playstation) Civilization 2 - (Playstation) Contender - (Playstation) Fisherman's Bait - (Playstation) Freestyle Boardin' 99 - (Playstation) March Madness '99 - (Playstation) Marvel vs. Street Fighter - (Playstation) Monkey Hero - (Playstation) NCAA Final Four '99 - (Playstation) R-Types - (Playstation) Syphon Filter - (Playstation) Wheel of Fortune - (Playstation) Link's Awakening DX - (GameBoy Color) Previews: (page 42) N64: Beetle Adventure Racing Air Boardin' USA NHL Blades of Steel '99 California Speed Smash Bros. Perfect Dark Triple Play 2000 Quake 2 Jet Force Gemini Conker 64 Mario Golf 64 Vigilante 8 Playstation: Need for Speed: High Stakes Legend of Legaia Driver Soul of the Samurai Triple Play 2000 Centipede Street Sk8er Rush Down NBA in the Zone '99 Fisherman's Bait Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon 2 Final Fantasy VIII Street Fighter Alpha 3 Smash Court 2 Populous: The Beginning Chocobo Racing Internal Section Ace Combat 3 SaGa Frontier 2 Dreamcast: Sonic Adventure Incoming Tetris 4D Shemue Aero Dancing Buggy Heat GameBoy Color: Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle 3 Carrot Crazy Pokemon Card GB Arcade: Revenge from Mars Tricks of the Trade: (page 144) South Park, Virtua Fighter 3tb, Godzilla Generations, PenPen Trilcelon, Fox Sports College Hoops '99, Zelda 64, Virtual Pool 64, Glover, NHL Breakaway '99, Nightmare Creatures, Star Wars: Rogue Squadron, Rush 2 Extreme, Twisted Metal 3, DarkStalkers 3, Tenchu, Asteroids, Cool Boarders 3, Apocalypse, Zelda DX, Pocket Bomberman Gameshark Codes: Bomberman World, G.Darius, Hardball '99, Metal Gear Solid, Psybadek, Resident Evil 2: Dual Shock, Rogue Trip, S.C.A.R.S, Small Soldiers, Dual Heroes, Flying Dragon, Rush 2 Special Feature: (page 108) Mario Party, Grudge Match: GoldenEye 007 vs. Turok 2 (pg. 126)
  13. New Image: Dengeki PlayStation 174 (April 13, 2001)

  14. New Image: Dengeki PlayStation 155 (October 20, 2000)

  15. New Image: Nintendo Magazine System (AUS) 068 (November 1998)

  16. New Image: Famitsu 1514 (December 21, 2017)

  17. Reviews: (page 179) Battletanx - (N64) Bust-A-Move '99 - (N64) Dual Heroes - (N64) FIFA '99 - (N64) Golden Nugget 64 - (N64) Zelda: Ocarina of Time - (N64) Magical Tetris Challenge - (N64) Milo's Astro Lanes - (N64) NBA Jam '99 - (N64) NHL Breakaway '99 - (N64) Penny Racers - (N64) South Park - (N64) Star Soldier: Vanishing Earth - (N64) Star Wars: Rogue Squadron - (N64) Turok 2 - (N64) Virtual Pool 64 - (N64) Animaniacs Ten Pin Alley - (Playstation) Bust A Groove - (Playstation) Bust A Move 4 - (Playstation) Dead in the Water - (Playstation) Destrega - (Playstation) FIFA '99 - (Playstation) The Game of Life - (Playstation) Irritating Stick - (Playstation) Jeopardy! - (Playstation) Kensei: Sacred Fist - (Playstation) Nectaris: Military Madness - (Playstation) Rugrats: Search For Reptar - (Playstation) Tiger Woods '99 - (Playstation) Tiny Tank: Up Your Arsenal - (Playstation) Tomb Raider 3 - (Playstation) Uprising X- (Playstation) WCW/nWo Thunder - (Playstation) Game & Watch Gallery 2 - (GameBoy Color) Pocket Bomberman - (GameBoy Color) Tetris DX - (GameBoy Color) Previews: (page 69) N64: WinBack Vigilante 8 Snowboard Kids 2 NBA in the Zone '99 O.D.T. Monaco Grand Prix: Racing Simulation 2 Smash Bros. Mario Party Rampage 2: Universal Tour California Speed WCW Nitro Carmageddon Looney Tunes Space Race Micro Machines Boss Rally Rugrats Boardgame V-Rally Edition '99 Neon Genesis Evangelion Playstation: Silent Hill WCW/nWo Thunder Gex 3 Civilization 2 Syphon Filter Guardian's Crusade NCAA March Madness '99 Rampage 2: Universal Tour NCAA Final Four '99 Freestyle Boardin' '99 Contender R-Types Bomberman Fantasy Race Warzone 2100 Eliminator Pro 18: World Tour Golf R-Type Delta Music Libero Grande MLB 2000 NBA Shoot Out '99 Street Fighter Alpha 3 3Xtreme Carmageddon RC Stunt Copter Thousand Arms Looney Tunes Lost in Time Broken Sword 2: The Smoking Mirror Dreamcast: Virtua Fighter 3tb PenPen Trilcelon July Godzilla Generations Shenmue Psychic Force 2012 Carrier Elemental Gimmick Gear GameBoy Color: Link's Awakening DX Mortal Kombat 4 Turok 2 NFL Blitz A Bug's Life Arcade: NBA Showtime: NBA on NBC War Star Wars Trilogy Zombie Zone Power Stone Tricks of the Trade: (page 201) Twisted Metal 3, Tomb Raider 3, Apocalypse, Rally Cross 2, Bust a Groove, Kagero: Deception 2, Colony Wars: Vengeance, Circuit Breakers, Turok 2, Rush 2: Extreme Racing, Extreme-G XG2, WCW/nWo Revenge, NFL Quarterback Club '99 Gameshark Codes: Brave Fencer Musashi, Crash Bandicoot: Warped, Twisted Metal 3, Xenogears, Body Harvest, F-Zero X, NBA Live '99, NFL Quarterback Club '99, WCW/nWo Revenge, Extreme-G XG2, Rogue Squadron Special Feature: (page 141) Legacy of Kain, George Romero (pg. 160), Grudge Match: WipeOut 64 vs. F-Zero X (pg. 165)
  18. Reviews: (page 222) Extreme G-2 - (N64) Fox Sports College Hoops '99 - (N64) Glover - (N64) NFL Quarterback Club '99 - (N64) Nightmare Creatures - (N64) A Bug's Life - (Playstation) Apocalypse - (Playstation) Asteroids - (Playstation) Brave Fencer Musashi - (Playstation) Brigandine - (Playstation) Caesar's Palace 2 - (Playstation) Crash Bandicoot: Warped - (Playstation) Darkstalkers 3 - (Playstation) Eggs of Steel - (Playstation) Formula 1 '98 - (Playstation) Knockout Kings - (Playstation) Lemmings! & Oh no!... - (Playstation) Mr. Domino - (Playstation) NBA Live '99 - (Playstation) NCAA Gamebreaker '99 - (Playstation) Ninja - (Playstation) Psybadek - (Playstation) Rally Cross 2 - (Playstation) Street Fighter Collection 2 - (Playstation) Test Drive Off-Road 2 - (Playstation) Twisted Metal 3 - (Playstation) Magic Knight Rayearth - (Saturn) Previews: (page 66) N64: Castlevania Magical Tetris Challenge Duke Nukem: Zero Hour Rayman 2 WCW Nitro Snowboards Kids 2 Vigilante 8 Goemon 2 Monaco Gran Prix Blades of Steel Hybrid Heaven Playstation: Akuji the Heartless (pg. 42) R4: Ridge Racer Type 4 (pg. 102) Street Fighter Alpha 3 Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter Beavis & Butt-head Jeff Gordon XS Racing Beatmania 2nd Mix Army Men 3D Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver Rollcage Blast Radius Dead in the Water Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete Irritating Stick Baseball 2000 Contender Eliminator Saboteur Dragon Valor Urban Chaos Shao Lin Omikron: The Nomad Soul SaGa Frontier 2 Saturn: Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter Dreamcast: Sonic Adventure Buggy Heat Blue Stinger Grandia 2 Virtua Fighter 3tb GameBoy Color: Tetrix DX Gex: Enter the Gecko The Smurfs' Nightmare Wario Land II Hexcite Men in Black Pitfall: Beyond the Jungle Arcade: Tech Romancer Chaos Heat Hydro Thunder Raycrisis Gradius IV Dirt Devil Gunmen Wars House of the Dead Side Story Ocean Hunter Tricks of the Trade: (page 250) Duke Nukem: Time to Kill, C: The Contra Adventure, Unholy War, Test Drive 5, Test Drive Off-Road 2, NHL 99, Pool Hustler, WWF War Zone, Banjo-Kazooie, S.C.A.R.S., GoldenEye 007, Waialae Country Club, Fifth Element, Future Cop: LAPD, Madden NFL 99, NFL Xtreme, Mission: Impossible, NFL GameDay 99, Space Station Silicon Valley, Elemental Gearbolt, Mario 64, Mario Kart 64, Mortal Kombat 4, Tomb Raider, Crash Bandicoot, Road Rash 3D, F1 World Grand Prix Gameshark Codes: Alundra, Dragon Seeds, Duke Nukem: Time to Kill, Moto Racer 2, NASCAR 99, NFL Blitz, NHL 99, Ninja, Parasite Eve, Rogue Trip, Tenchu, Test Drive 5, Unholy War, Wild 9, Bomberman Hero, Cruis'n World, Deadly Arts, GT64, Madden 99 Special Feature: (page 154) EGM Slick 50, South Park comes to the N64 (pg. 195), How to Cheat Like a Pro (pg. 206), 7 Reasons Why Guys and Girls Dig Pokemon (pg. 218), Grudge Match: Twisted Metal 3 vs Rogue Trip (pg. 220)