KiwiArcader

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About KiwiArcader

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  • Birthday 11/03/1962

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    KiwiArcader
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    Nintendo Wii
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    Nintendo 64

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  1. KiwiArcader's Work In Progress

    PC Format issues 18/19 are now available at Kiwis.World.
  2. Phillyman's Work In Progress...

    marktrade acquired a lot of mags from you Phillyman? If so, those items should be available here and not just over at archive.org anyway. Are you after the actual links to the magazine issues themselves or the individual pages the magazines are listed on over at KW?
  3. Phillyman's Work In Progress...

    The only problem I see with this is most everyone out there like RetroCDN and Archive.org is simply pinching everyone else's scans so I'm not sure what value there is pointing to other sites? If it's to allow scanning members to determine which mags don't need to be scanned because someone else has already done it that is fraught with peril in several ways... Existing scan may be missing pages/ centre posters etc. Quality of the other sites scans might be inconsistent with your requirements Other sites may have just ripped your scans off anyway but also may have edited them ( to remove Retromags advertising page and/or dropped quality ) I should think it would be far better to concentrate on the scans from members of this site? The only sites you can verify that most files originated from are OoPA, mine and Retromags. Pointing to Archive.org for most gaming magazine files hosted there is like advertising/popularizing a thief in my opinion.
  4. Any good techniques/hardware for scanning?

    Yep. Mine are cannon fodder, er, recycling fodder after running them through my A3 document scanner.
  5. Active Video Game Magazine Companies - USA Edition

    Yep. The Imagine Publishing produced issues of PC Gamer (USA) were stellar both in terms of the look of the magazine and in page count. Some of those issues were huge!!! Somewhere around issue 100 Imagine were acquired by/sold out to Future Publishing and that was the ballgame although if you peruse the issues you will see a distinct change in the layout from issue 73 onward. I personally like the earlier format so from a scanning perspective I'd rather scan those than the later issues. I pretty much owned all those issues issues until a run in with a Retromags mod and the year 2000 cut-off fiasco resulted in my burning a pile of magazines and in the case of PC Gamer, taking them into work for the lunch room.
  6. KiwiArcader's Work In Progress

    marktrade's raw scans of Play issue 16 have been edited and are now available over at Kiwis.World.
  7. KiwiArcader's Work In Progress

    PC Format issue 20 is now available at Kiwis.World.
  8. KiwiArcader's Work In Progress

    You obviously haven't been around Amiga Format then. It's like these two were joined at the hip in regards to wacky covers :-)
  9. KiwiArcader's Work In Progress

    PC Format issue 14 is now available at Kiwis.World.
  10. KiwiArcader's Work In Progress

    PC Gamer (USA) issue 123, the tenth anniversary issue, is now available over at Kiwis.World.
  11. Phillyman's Work In Progress...

    Personally, I'd run with the naming convention on my site for this title Sega Visions (1990-06) Vol.01-01.pdf for the file itself and likely simply Vol.01-01 on the product page. If the product changed mid-cycle from one naming convention to another I'd use 1990-06 release date as the title to ensure issues display correctly in Joomla.
  12. KiwiArcader's Work In Progress

    Possibly....
  13. KiwiArcader's Work In Progress

    I feel the same way about PC Format, PC Gamer (UK). Apart from late issue digital rips I feel like I am the only person scanning the early issues.
  14. KiwiArcader's Work In Progress

    Same as this issue my friend. It is now available so if anyone feels the need to read it and can look past the cover it is perfectly readable. If I were you I'd still make the file available. Anything is better than nothing and if no-one submits a better copy at least you prevented it from being consigned to the history books as "unscanned/missing" right?
  15. KiwiArcader's Work In Progress

    In case anyone is interested I am working on a 360 page monster of an issue next. The issue in question is #53 circa October 1998. Unfortunately this issue arrived in really rough condition. I have cleaned up the cover and although it is still rough it is a LOT better than it was. Expect to see it over the weekend. Being the equivalent of three normal sized mags it is going to take a while to edit.