One more? Oh go on, seeing as it’s nearly Christmas.
Super Play is one for all the SNES fans, 47 issues of Nintendo goodness from when games seemed just that bit more fun. As usual, grab it from here, and remember: the more you share, the bigger the pile of prezzies you’ll get from Santa.
No post-Christmas-work-party hangover for me, and two posts in as many weeks, so I’m feeling smug. Besides, for some reason, I did all the work on this collection a year ago, and stuck it away in a dusty corner of my hard drive and forgot about it.
Commodore Format is a C64 (and, presumably, C128) games mag from the classic days of Future Publishing. It strikes me that they came to the party a little late: by 1990, the Amiga was well established, but I guess as it lasted 60-odd issues there were plenty of 8-bit gamers around.
As usual, grab it from the increasingly-crowded list list of available collections. I’ve also repointed the torrent files to a file hoster just in case some of you don’t like magnet files.
Haha! Just when you thought that an entire calendar year would go by without a new release, I go and prove you wrong. No excuses, just extreme laziness. Thanks again to everyone who’s donated.
“The Micro User” was a format-specific title for the BBC Micro and it’s descendants (although Wikipedia mentions it also covered the Cambridge Z88 – maybe because it used BBC Basic?). It lasted an impressive 115 issues before morphing into Acorn Computing – another one for the “to-do” list.
My torrent-hoster-of-choice, TPB, appears to have been scuppered, so I’ll see about moving the files to another host in the near future. In the meantime, the magnet links at here are your best choice – as always, feel free to email me if you need to get hold of the .torrent files.
Well, as WordPress’s automated system went to the effort of preparing an annual report on RetroPDFs in 2013, it would be selfish not to share it :) Happy New Year everyone, I promise 2014 will be a more productive year – lots of good stuff to come!
Here’s a comparatively small one for you all – ST/Amiga Format, only 13 issues of 16-bit rivalry in under a gigabyte. Don’t get excited, this isn’t Amiga Format itself – that’s still my retirement project :) – but an interesting period piece nonetheless.
Grab it here, and share it forever!
Hey, two posts in one day – who said 2013 was going to be a write-off, eh? I’ve had this one hanging around forever, and although it’s still not perfect it’s good enough to let lose. “Sinclair and the ‘Sunrise’ Technology” is a “exposé” of Clive Sinclair’s businesses through the 1970’s and early 1980’s, and is a great read for anyone interested in the era.
This is an original scan of my own copy, rang through the usual OCR process and then hand-edited into shape with the help of “mjwilson” on the World of Spectrum forums. EPUB and MOBI formats are included, and for anything else just use Calibre, the swiss-army knife of book converters.
And best of all, it’s teeny enough to hopefully share to all via DropBox – no torrent required! Grab it here.
Let me know if you spot any errors in the next that got missed in the “subediting” process …
EDIT: just in case there’s any problems getting the file from DropBox, I’ve uploaded it to Mega.co.nz too: try this link if you have any problems with the first one.
Rejoyce! I’ve finally got off my backside and finished the long-awaited Micro Adventurer collection, and it’s now available here. Got to admit, I’d never heard of this magazine before, but judging by the number of people who’ve asked me for it, it holds a special place in multiple hearts. I also found a book by the same publisher – “Spectrum Adventures” – so that’s thrown in there too. So: DOWNLOAD TORRENT, SHARE CONTINUALLY, and I’ll sit down and sing you a song about gold (if you don’t understand any of that, this isn’t the magazine for you, move along :) )