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Old 08-02-16, 02:29 PM
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Nintendo Power - complete (?) catalog on archive.org

Holy crap, guys!
https://archive.org/details/nintendo...tab=collection

I had many of these, all gone now, but I remember the SMB3 one vividly. Crazy.
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Old 08-02-16, 02:57 PM
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AWESOME to the Nth degree (see what I did there?)

I remember two things about the mags:

1) The first issue with the LoZ second quest maps. I was so pumped to finally make progress.

2) Finally finding out how to get the Rocket Launcher in Metal Gear. I was befuddled by that until mag.
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So how many of you got the free Dragon Quest + bonuses with their subscription?

Who still has them?

I think I sold mine off years ago.
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So how many of you got the free Dragon Quest + bonuses with their subscription?

Who still has them?

I think I sold mine off years ago.
I have about 4 years worth sitting in a pile near my hamper. Need to chuck them in recycling I guess.
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I still have a binder full of those collectible cards that came with the older issues. Good memories there...
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One of the few regrets I have is throwing out the majority of my NP collection back in high school. Most of them were in bad shape from having been read through so many times when they were first published, so they wouldn't have fetched much - if anything - on any secondary market (not that there was much of one at that time anyway), but they were a fun piece of nostalgia that I find myself wishing I could revisit from time to time.

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I used to have a massive game magazine collection all mid 90's/early 2000's. I had probably a thousand issues of Electronic Gaming Monthly, Gamefan, Play, Official Dreamcast Magazine, PSM, Nintendo Power that I had to chuck in the recycling when I moved from California to Arizona.
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Originally Posted by Michael Corvin View Post
So how many of you got the free Dragon Quest + bonuses with their subscription?

Who still has them?

I think I sold mine off years ago.

Dragon Warrior? Yep, I got the game and other stuff for free and played the living SHIT out of it. I loved that game! I still have it, but none of the magazines

Looking at the archive, I started my subscription with the very first issue and ended roughly about December 1991

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Howard Philips would be proud.
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Old 08-03-16, 03:22 PM
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I have a Nintendo Power collection of the first 80 issues or so, along with Nintendo Fun Club before that. Issue 80 is around the time they started covering Nintendo 64 games.
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Dragon Warrior?
Yep, I thought that looked funny when I typed it.
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Dragon Quest is the Japanese name for the same series.
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Nintendo took the collection from Archive.org citing trademark and copyright protection.
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Stupid Nintendo
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Damn! I was ready to look at them and then saw the post. The least they could do is put them up themselves so we can see them. But nooooooooooooooo!
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Old 08-09-16, 10:30 PM
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I took some time with issue #50 last week which has a good retrospective in it. Great archive, sad to see it go.
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Cool, now my stash has value!
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Way to go Dan...
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I knew Nintendo would shut it down. That's just how they roll, no matter if it's an issue about money or not. This is the same company that hates YouTubers. So stuck in the past.
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Originally Posted by Michael Corvin View Post
So how many of you got the free Dragon Quest + bonuses with their subscription?

Who still has them?

I think I sold mine off years ago.
I think I did two or three subscriptions and traded the games in. I still have one though!
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That Metroid map was the shit.
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I knew Nintendo would shut it down. That's just how they roll, no matter if it's an issue about money or not. This is the same company that hates YouTubers. So stuck in the past.
I'm not mad.
Isn't all that stuff copyrighted? What if down the road they want to offer people to read them as part of some digital magazine subscription service?

Nintendo Power was the first video game magazine I read as a kid and I thought it was awesome. My friend had a subscription and a collection going back to the first issue, which is how I discovered them. I could never find them on the newstands until later when, I think, the N64 was out. It was a quality magazine in the early days.

Is there a legit place to read old school video game magazines?
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Old 08-12-16, 11:32 PM
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Aside from the fact that excerpts, including maps, of Nintendo Power are included in the upcoming Playing with Power, they've also relatively recently reprinted the magazine's Legend of Zelda manga and are apparently doing the same for the Super Mario ones in the near future. Of course this was coming down as soon as Nintendo became aware of it.
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Originally Posted by brayzie View Post

Is there a legit place to read old school video game magazines?
https://www.retromags.com/

No Nintendo Power but has a lot of other ones.
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