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Atari Gamer Magazine

Postby Greyfox™ » Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:14 pm

ATARI GAMER MAGAZINE OUT NOW!!!!

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Please watch the preview
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Something I've been wanting to do for some time was to honor and celebrate a machine that more or less never gets any awareness or exposure so I personally set out to change that and needed something of an inspiration to create a proper magazine which will both let readers see these computers in a different light, read about the great games created for it and hopefully learn something along the way too.

I am of course talking about the classic Atari 8-bit range, the Atari 800-800XL and 130XE platforms, so the magazine will consist mainly of the great reviews for the Atari 8-bit computers, plus some real diamonds in the ruff type articles never disclosed before and some nice homages and surprises along the way too across about 74 pages or so.
it is available in digital form only.

How much will it cost?, for on its initial release £2.99 and is available in high resolution PDF Digital download perfectly suited for any Tablet devices and desktop computer
I hope you enjoy the preview advert and ask yourself "Have you Played Atari Today?"

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Atari 8-bit Game Review Layout
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I have a nice surprise for all those who support Atari Gamer Magazine so far, well my way of appreciation to you all for your great response and support on the magazine and to show those who haven't took the plunge, here's what all the Atari Gamer Magazine supporters received as a little thank you when they purchase the magazine :)

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So, if you haven't grabbed a copy? why not?

check out the reviews

http://retroasylum.com/atari-gamer-maga ... -uniforix/

have a nice day everybody

Darren.

and also please spread the word about this great collectors magazine to friends and family who love Atari so they may experience this delight and join in on the fun.

check us out here : www.homebrewheroes.co.uk/atarigamer
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Re: Atari Gamer Magazine

Postby StickHead » Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:11 pm

Looking very nice indeed, Foxy!

I have little interest in the 8-bits (not through any particular dislike, I just have had next to no experience of them) so I won't be buying, but if it's a success and you do an ST version, I will be on it like a car bonnet. Especially if you need someone to write some articles! ;)
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Re: Atari Gamer Magazine

Postby Greyfox™ » Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:55 pm

Hmm sounds like a future endeavour fella :D , I had lots of Atari 8- bit love and needed to make this happen..what I can say is, it covers the European sides of things from the piracy scene to lost games, plus it we have over 40 games and a heap of homebrew ones reviewed, trivia and much more.

I would love to do an Atari ST one, but would there be a demand for such a prize? :angel:

Who knows, as this has taken many hours to create in order to hown the Atari feel of yester-year style, the Atari ST one would have to be creative and inventive like the machine itself presented in a magazine fashion, we'll see what happens :mrgreen:
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Postby DarkLord » Thu Nov 28, 2013 1:51 am

I'd certainly be interested in the ST version! :)
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Re: Atari Gamer Magazine

Postby TheNameOfTheGame » Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:20 am

The preview looks awesome! Will definitely be purchasing this. My tablet is ready! :cheers:

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Postby Japster » Thu Nov 28, 2013 2:00 pm

Yep, seconded - looks great! - very professional, looks lovely, and loads of colour, something missing for obvious reasons in most printed mags of the day!

Def. be buying issue 1 to have a peruse through mate... :)



TheNameOfTheGame wrote:The preview looks awesome! Will definitely be purchasing this. My tablet is ready! :cheers:
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Postby Greyfox™ » Thu Nov 28, 2013 6:53 pm

thanks for the supports fellas..

@Japster, there will be only one issue, this is a collectors mag, this would nearly be a full time job if I was to do this every month or so, so too much to do as I'm working on other top secret stuff, but again a nice little Xmas pressie to yourselves :)

also if you wish to see more of my work, check out the Homebrew Heroes signature for more info, you can watch the promo videos and even download a preview PDF , some great stuff in there too..plus it has heaps of Atari Content :)
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Postby Japster » Fri Nov 29, 2013 1:06 pm

Greyfox™ wrote:thanks for the supports fellas..

@Japster, there will be only one issue, this is a collectors mag, this would nearly be a full time job if I was to do this every month or so, so too much to do as I'm working on other top secret stuff, but again a nice little Xmas pressie to yourselves :)

also if you wish to see more of my work, check out the Homebrew Heroes signature for more info, you can watch the promo videos and even download a preview PDF , some great stuff in there too..plus it has heaps of Atari Content :)


Cheers mate! - No worries, makes it all the more important for me to buy a copy then! :)

Will check out the HH stuff mate, it's my favourite part of RG, so I guess I'm going to love nipping over to have a gander at what you're doing... :)

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Re: Atari Gamer Magazine

Postby Greyfox™ » Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:38 pm

Some more news for you guys, will post some new screenies shortly of what to actually expect and I think all Atari a8 fans are gonna be chuffed what's gonna be inside

Watch this space...launches mid-late December :angel:
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Postby dhedberg » Wed Dec 11, 2013 8:18 pm

I'd be interested in a ST edition as well!
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Postby Greyfox™ » Wed Dec 11, 2013 9:06 pm

dhedberg wrote:I'd be interested in a ST edition as well!


I may consider it next year some time..so who knows :coffe:
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Postby dhedberg » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:53 am

Greyfox™ wrote:I may consider it next year some time..so who knows :coffe:

Please do so. I'll be waiting. :coffe:
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Postby DarkLord » Thu Dec 12, 2013 12:26 pm

dhedberg wrote:
Greyfox™ wrote:I may consider it next year some time..so who knows :coffe:

Please do so. I'll be waiting. :coffe:


We'll be waiting... :D
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Postby Greyfox™ » Thu Dec 12, 2013 4:05 pm

busy busy :contract: here is some teasers for you all

up first the Atari 8-bit Trivia pages, lots of little hidden fun facts about Atari and the English developers of the time.
Atari 8-Bit Trivia
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next, a glimpse of the fabulous Atari 8-bit reviews and the page layouts that the reviews deserve to be seen as.

Atari 8-bit Game Review Layout
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can't reveal anymore at the moment, so much going on in here and don't want to spoil it for you all :)

so I hope you enjoy the previews and will be reading it on your tablet devices real soon now.

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Postby Greyfox™ » Mon Dec 23, 2013 3:48 pm

Finally :), the magazine has now been finished, but due to the lateness of it been done, and not been able to have the web page finished for purchase I have extended it for a January 2014 Release and as soon as it's ready to go, I will make an announcement for it here.

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I will say this, I have done the Atari 8-bit justice with the content, some amazing stuff to read in here and the game reviews are fantastic to say the least, and page size at 72 pages of wonderful Atari 8-bit content.

So expect to see it about very soon and thanks to everyone who commented and supported me on this great journey.

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Postby DarkLord » Mon Dec 23, 2013 7:11 pm

Looking forward to the release announcement. I'm in for one. :)
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Postby Greyfox™ » Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:17 pm

I am about to go live with the magazine..keep your eyes peeled everyone :cheers:
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Re: Atari Gamer Magazine

Postby Greyfox™ » Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:50 pm

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Day 2 of Atari Gamer Magazine's Launch and now that's it's officially out I thought I'd create a proper new Title poster for you all

Don't forget to grab your copy @ http://www.homebrewheroes.co.uk/atarigamer

it's loaded full of Classic Atari 8-bit reviews, Homebrew reviews , Interviews and more. Only a mere £2.99

and a Huge Thank You to all that have had faith in it to buy it, count yourselves as true Atari 8-bit fans

some goodies coming out shortly, desktop wallpapers, and maybe a T-shirt transfer image or two..watch this space, exclusively to those you have purchased the magazine.
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Postby dhedberg » Tue Jan 14, 2014 11:20 pm

Great work! Just purchased a copy. Waiting for the delivery.
Now, this will be an interested read, and it will make me want an ST edition even more! :wink:
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Postby DarkLord » Wed Jan 15, 2014 2:01 am

Just paid - assuming they will now send an e-mail with a download link?

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Postby Greyfox™ » Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:27 am

DarkLord wrote:Just paid - assuming they will now send an e-mail with a download link?

Thanks! :)


Different time zones, your links has been sent now, happy reading :)
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Postby rian_ata » Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:44 am

Bought it as well, just yet. Great work, love to support it!

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Postby Greyfox™ » Thu Jan 16, 2014 12:27 pm

rian_ata wrote:Bought it as well, just yet. Great work, love to support it!

Thank you so much for the support on this, the more it gets, the more I'm lightly to do an Atari ST one :) and hopefully make it a 100 page+ one :cheers:
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Re: Atari Gamer Magazine

Postby jok » Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:24 pm

Great magazine! I really enjoy the interviews, information, tests and layout. I am definitely in for a ST issue!

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Re: Atari Gamer Magazine

Postby TheNameOfTheGame » Thu Jan 16, 2014 4:02 pm

Just bought one too! Can't wait to read this - it looks amazing! :cheers:


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