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Re: EGM # 8 Scanned! (JAN 1990)

by dire51 Tue Mar 30, 2010 6:43 pm

Hobie-wan wrote:I read an article last year I think about how that contest was a huge scam. I can't seem to find it now though.

Was it this one?

And it was great reading through EGM #8 again for the first time in a decade and a half, at least. Thanks for posting it, hashiriya.
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Re: EGM # 8 Scanned! (JAN 1990)

by Hobie-wan Tue Mar 30, 2010 11:17 pm

dire51 wrote:
Hobie-wan wrote:I read an article last year I think about how that contest was a huge scam. I can't seem to find it now though.

Was it this one?

Pretty sure that's the one. Posted in 2006 eh? That's probably why I couldn't remember where I had read it. :)

Also, the PC in the version 7 ad is the same case as the Acer Pentium 100 my parents had except for the little useless holes at the bottom of the front of the case. I still have those little crappy tin can PC speakers too. They're hooked up to my work PC that only needs to make noises at me when a coworker sends me a message. :lol:
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Re: EGM # 8 Scanned! (JAN 1990)

by saturnfan Tue Nov 09, 2010 6:45 pm

Looks like Dave Scozzaro thought the turbo was gonna dominate the scene. I wonder if he still has it?
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Re: EGM # 8 Scanned! (JAN 1990)

by Redline9 Sun Feb 13, 2011 1:26 am

So awesome. I am really enjoying this. "1-900-NIN-10DO"

Did anyone ever call one of these gaming tip hot lines back in the day? "Don't forget to get your parent's permission." Wow, that's old school. I remember hearing that phrase at least once a day while watching TV back in the 80s and 90s.

If this was the oldest issue, what was the second oldest issue? I would appreciate a second serving from this era...
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Re: EGM # 8 Scanned! (JAN 1990)

by retrosportsgamer Thu May 19, 2011 10:06 pm

This was awesome - happened to stumble on to it doing a search. Something about EGM's basic review system just seems right. I'm going to adopt it for my retro sports blog also.
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Re: EGM # 8 Scanned! (JAN 1990)

by BurningDoom Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:25 am

This was awesome. Thank you so much for the scans!
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Re: EGM # 8 Scanned! (JAN 1990)

by Airfare Wed Jul 13, 2011 7:17 pm

awesome, good memories.i had an issue of double dragon i think it was from 1992. big thanks for sharing! :)
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Re: EGM # 8 Scanned! (JAN 1990)

by Legarto_74 Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:36 pm


Thanks for the scans.

However, the following pages (text, not advertisements) are missing:

Page 36 - article "Behind Culture Brain"
Page 37 - article continued
Page 39 - Portable Gaming
Page 42 - Castlevania Adventure strategy guide
Page 43 - Castlevania (continued)
Page 55 - next wave
Page 57 - next wave
Page 58 - next wave
Page 70 - Double Dragon 2 NES review
Page 72 - Rolling Thunder NES review
Page 73 - Ultima 4 NES review

Would it be possible for you to scan these as well?

Thank you so much!!!
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Re: EGM # 8 Scanned! (JAN 1990)

by FerretGamer Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:53 pm

Mind blown. :mrgreen:

Thank you for that awesome time travel experience. :D
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Re: EGM # 8 Scanned! (JAN 1990)

by BoneSnapDeez Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:05 pm

Damn that is awesome. I was strictly a Nintendo kid back in the day so I missed out on all that cool Sega/NEC stuff.
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