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Here you'll find some info about the FIRST and longest running (1981 - 2004) computer(games) magazine ever published.

After almost 23 years, C+VG is no more. Originaly an EMAP title, but their actual publisher, Dennis Publishing, sold their gamesmagazines (that was C+VG and PC Zone) to Future Publishing, which kept PC Zone but got rid of C&VG. The last issue
(I guess #273!) was August 2004, the first was November 1981.
Now, the oldest game magazine that still exists is Computer Gaming World, whose first issue is dated December 1981.

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Computer & Video Games (C+VG in short) was the first (november 1981) computer magazine with the guts to focus entirely on games. As far as I know, they were also the first games magazine to have a (one page) 'Retro' section. (when Retro wasn't half as Retro as Retro is now)
It was called: "Dave Kelsall's Retro Computer Cabin" and was part of those yellow pages featured in C+VG during the mid 90's.

Dave Kelsall's Retro Computer Cabin
Dave Kelsall's Retro Computer Cabin example
I've scanned in three pages of those Retro sections for you to enjoy. Years ago I ripped them out of my mags while clearing up my room (again) so I don't have a clue from which months they were, I only know they're from 1996.
Click on the 3 links below. (+/- 500 Kb each) The scans are 96 dpi,
1250 x 1700 pixels, so very good for printing and reading.
When the page had loaded, click on it with your left* mouse button and 'save target as' or 'print'.
Enjoy!

* just checking if you were paying attention ;)

Retro Computer Cabin example I
Retro Computer Cabin example II
Retro Computer Cabin example III

Wanna use my scans? Please notify me.