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  1. Retromags Presents! Electronic Games LC2 Issue 26 (November 1994) Database Record Download Directly! Scanned By: JohnSmith    Edited By: JohnSmith    Uploaded By: E-Day    Subscribe to our New Release Feedburner email!  
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    Electronic Games LC2 Issue 26 (November 1994)
  3. Retromags Presents! Electronic Games LC2 Issue 25 (October 1994) Database Record Download Directly! Scanned By: JohnSmith    Edited By: JohnSmith    Uploaded By: E-Day    Subscribe to our New Release Feedburner email!  
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    Electronic Games LC2 Issue 25 (October 1994)
  5. Are the gallery image previews broken now? Electronic Games, July 1995 Info/download page - https://archive.org/details/Electronic-Games-1995-07
  6. Electronic Games, September 1994 Info/download page - https://archive.org/details/Electronic-Games-1994-09
  7. Electronic Games, April 1993 Info/download page - https://archive.org/details/Electronic-Games-1993-04
  8. Intelligent Gamer, January 1997 Info/download page - https://archive.org/details/Intelligent-Gamer-1997-01
  9. Electronic Games, February 1993 Info/download page - https://archive.org/details/Electronic-Games-1993-02
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  11. It's the same group/line of magazines. Electronic Games, August 1993 Info/download page - https://archive.org/details/Electronic-Games-1993-08
  12. I just noticed that my thread for posting my work has been archived, so I'll start a new one. Is it not possible to "unarchive it" so I can have one thread for all of my work? Fusion, August 1995 Info/download page - https://archive.org/details/Fusion-Magazine-1995-08 Fusion, January 1996 Info/download page - https://archive.org/details/Fusion-1996-01
  13. Great job on scanning Next Generation magazines, marktrade. I'd easily recommend rescanning any issue you have. As for me, I've only uploaded four Next Generation magazines: May, June, July and September of 1996. All of the rest are from someone else, so those comparison pictures you're showing aren't from my scan. The issues I scanned were to fill in holes of digital collections I've come across, and they're all posted in my upload thread (I haven't done anything in a good while, due to other projects). I had plans of going back and redoing some of the posted NextGen mags, because their quality is generally poor/average, but when you're using a flatbed scanner those large Next Generation magazines are very daunting. Also, I wasn't aware of using a heatgun to separate pages (I actually have a heatgun I could use, oddly enough). I use an exacto knife and try to cut as near as I can to the edge of the page. I've noticed my uploads are better than most for preserving edges in comparison, but your method has really produced the best two-page spreads. Is there any trick to using the heatgun? You just point it at the bind until you can tear the pages away? As far as color and editing on my issues, I use the standard setting from the scanner, then snip the ends of the level chart to make the blacks and whites closer to black and white. Color is a tricky issue, and I generally don't mess with it. I find the blacks and whites more important since it makes text easier to read.
  14. I think that the only way that I'd be able to get one of these machines is if a company was liquidating or closing and just gave it away. i really love the idea of having one and being able to preserve magazines quickly and efficiently.
  15. God, this output is incredible. It can take me a full day to do one magazine based on the flatbed method. How expensive was your feed scanner so I can easily know that I'll never be able to get one?