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Offline blackdalek

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Look what I just found... old magazines
« on: 06:07, 14 March 18 »
I just came across this stack of long forgotten magazines in a storage box. Could be around 60-ish magazines including two Australian magazines - Computing with the Amstrad and The Amstrad User. There are also UK mags - Amstrad Action and Amstrad Computer User.

If there is a list somewhere of issues from these magazines which are missing from online archives, I could scan those issues in (if I have them).

I also found in this stack the Campursoft Desktop Environment System user manual.

Some pictures attached....

*EDIT: Having just looked through the CPCWiki archives of magazines, and comparing with my stack... it looks like the ONLY magazine I own which isn't already present on the wiki is Computing with the Amstrad September 86 (pictured below).
Shall I scan this issue and where do I send the scans to?
« Last Edit: 07:54, 14 March 18 by blackdalek »
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Re: Look what I just found... old magazines
« Reply #1 on: 06:09, 14 March 18 »
By the looks of it, the bulk of them are Amstrad Action and The Amstrad User

Sadly, I didn't come across my 1985 Amsoft Catalogue :(
« Last Edit: 06:18, 14 March 18 by blackdalek »
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Re: Look what I just found... old magazines
« Reply #2 on: 19:09, 14 March 18 »
Shall I scan this issue and where do I send the scans to?

Yes Please.  I do not know where to upload.

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Re: Look what I just found... old magazines
« Reply #3 on: 02:34, 15 March 18 »
Just upload the scans to the wiki alongside the other ones.


I also noticed that the remaining missing AU CWTA's are ones I know I have, so I'll dig them out and scan them next time I'm in their general vicinity.

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Re: Look what I just found... old magazines
« Reply #4 on: 16:48, 15 March 18 »
I can't find the scan, a link please

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Re: Look what I just found... old magazines
« Reply #5 on: 00:16, 16 March 18 »
I can't find the scan, a link please

If you are referring to my copy of the magazine, I haven't had a chance to scan it in yet.
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Re: Look what I just found... old magazines
« Reply #6 on: 09:29, 16 March 18 »
Language confusion, I thought pelrun had uploaded his scan to the wiki.  :doh:

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Re: Look what I just found... old magazines
« Reply #7 on: 09:00, 23 June 18 »
Whoops, totally forgot about this. Time to set my phone up to do location-based reminders so I won't forget again (they're in a storage unit on the other side of the city from me, so I'm only there once every few months.)

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Re: Look what I just found... old magazines
« Reply #8 on: 11:35, 23 June 18 »
very nice !!!!! :P

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Re: Look what I just found... old magazines
« Reply #9 on: 11:02, 23 August 18 »
You are so lucky, i used to have a lot of mags back in the day (mainly greek releases suck as Pixel and User) but one day i got home back from school (i think i was 12) my mother decided that the 2 boxes i stored the mags were taking up too much room and threw them out, me & my brother were shocked and still to this day hold a "grudge" against her.

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Re: Look what I just found... old magazines
« Reply #10 on: 14:55, 23 August 18 »
I have most of the Pixel issues, but it took me a looong time to find them...

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Re: Look what I just found... old magazines
« Reply #11 on: 12:10, 29 August 18 »
I have most of the Pixel issues, but it took me a looong time to find them...


let me guess, "Τα 8bit δεν πεθαίνουν ποτέ! / 8bits never die" column was your favorite?

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Re: Look what I just found... old magazines
« Reply #12 on: 12:16, 29 August 18 »
Haha, no, "London Calling" was always the best for me :D