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  1. 2019 Scan 103 Another slips thru PS - This guy is over 430 pages long!
  2. Man I can't wait to see the conclusion of this, been a wild ride thru all the movies!
  3. 2019 Scan 102 Gonna sneak this guy in there really quick, yeah he is jumping the line, but I really wanted to get this one scanned
  4. The work you have done adding value to Retromags is greatly appreciated, but this project should never take over ones life. Go play some games, go for a hike, enjoy life......magazines can wait
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    Reimport, somehow got deleted back on July 2018 Looks a bit low quality, willing to rescan if anyone has a copy or can buy one.
  6. Wasn't gonna say anything, but yeah.....was thinking of you when pulling those
  7. Welcome Phillyman's 100 March 2019 Scans! These will be scans 102 thru 201 I tried to keep them to packs of 10, but threw in some fillers where I couldn't find a tenth magazine.
  8. More Mags bought tonight, saw some Japanese Mags for cheap and a missing Q64
  9. As I am plowing thru magazines, it really sucks when I come across a poster or a wide format magazine like early Official Playstation Magazine and Official Xbox Magazine. So I went to eBay to see if I could find a wide format ADF scanner on the cheap and I came across this Fujitsu Fi5650C that says it only has 31,000 pages scanned on the counter. They only want $134 plus $58 shipping, but I am hesitant to pull the trigger on it. It would make scanning some magazines much faster because when I come across a magazine with a trifold or bifold page, I could just send the entire page thru without further cutting it down and that would probably save E-Day on the stitching back together in the editing.!22309!US!-1:rk:2:pf:0
  10. SanDisk Ultra 400GB microSDXC UHS-I card with Adapter $77.70 via Amazon (Prime Eligible). This still amazes me that we can now fit 400GB on the tip of our finger. This can hold the entire Retromags collection and not take up shelves of space
  11. Strategy Guides are allowed here following the same rules as the magazines. For Prima, they are defunct and we can preserve up to 2009 for defunct guides, if its a company that still produces strategy guides, then we would only preserve up to 2004. If the guide doesn't list what year it was published, then go by the date that game was released in that country. So for a game like Legend of Zelda WindWaker for the GameCube, if the guide is Japanese 2002, if its USA then 2003.
  12. Could be a pet project, somehow converting them to a printable format that works and putting them into the Gallery for people to print out and mess with
  13. A taste of the next 100 magazines to be scanned (50 out of 100)...more details this weekend
  14. EGM Issue 100 is sitting no more than 3 feet from me as I post this. I will see about prepping it out this weekend and putting it thru the scanner I know I have a stack of about 30-50 PSM magazines around here somewhere, as for OPM, I feel like I dont have that many of those.
  15. Oh man, you must have been visiting us way back in the day So yes, way back in the day, I want to say between 2005 and 2007/08 we had a member named 420. He took up the mantle of scanning all the old Nintendo Power Players Guides and he had shared some of those here at Retromags. Back then we also had an Arcade/Casino section on this site where you could play arcade games for virtual points and then take those virtual points and bet them in the Casino for more points. One of the games in the Casino or Arcade paid out huge, and I adjusted it so that a member would not just run the number up and get such an amount of points that would cause issues with the forum trying to display or compute that number. Well when I nerfed that game, 420 got in a pissy mood and got smart with me and he got banned and when he got banned he asked me to remove the Nintendo Guides I had up of his, he took them all over to a private tracker that has since been shut down years ago. So that is what happened, so I am sure some of them are floating around the web, but I would not know where. Now if any one out there has some of these old Nintendo Power Players Guides laying around, or they want to buy a stack of them and send them to me......I will scan them up I just got done scanning 101 magazines this month, so bring on the NPP Guides and I will do those as well PM me if you have any to donate or want to help us gather some. You can also send me eBay gift cards to and let me know that you would like it to go to getting a complete Nintendo Power Guide Collection.... Search for Nintendo Power Players Guides here
  16. 101 Magazines Scanned In February 2019 Scans 96-101
  17. Man GamePros are a time suck with all the inserts, fold outs, posters, comics, trading cards and whatever else they could throw in that mag. One of the GamePros I picked out to scan was too damaged, so I had to throw an EGM2 in the mix to hit my numbers Anywho, I am now up to 95 magazines for February 2019 Scans 84-95