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RETRO Edge's first beautiful special
EDGE, prestigious games-
magazine nr.1, released 3 quality RETRO specials.
You can read about 'm here.


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Updated: March 2006 (scroll down for more info)

Edge's RETRO special interview with Zzap!64

Edge's first Retro Special, back in 2002 (sold out aeons ago, check eBay -if you can afford it) contained an interview with the most prominent Zzap reviewers during Zzap!64's (and c64's) golden era. (Gary Penn, Julian Rignall, Steve Jarratt, Ciaran Brennan and Gary Liddon.
(No sign of Gordon, unfortunately)
It turned out into a very nice 'retrospective' on the best computer(games) mag ever published.

Click on the picture to download the pdf (2.4 mb)
It's a great read, have fun.

Click here to download pdf (2.4 mb)











Look, more info about Zzap!64. and Edge.





Click on the covers to enlarge: (hi-res pdf's coming soon)
EDGE Retro Special 1    EDGE Retro Special 2    EDGE Retro Special 3
Retro Special 01 (2002)
EDGE presents RETRO The guide to classic videogame playing and collecting

Contents:
001 - 002 Cover
003 Enter ŕ The history of electronic entertainment
004 - 005 Special edition contents
006 - 007 The Big Picture: Zelda III: A Link To The Past
008 Trigger Happy by Steve Poole
009 Ad: Defender (Midway)
010 Redeye
011 Ad: Rockstar North
012 - 023 Obsessive -specialist shops-importers-collectors
024 - 029 Arcade Conversion: interview with Archer Maclean (collecting)
030 - 035 Resurrection man: interview with Archer Maclean (cabinet restoring)
036 - 043 The Grandfather: interview with Nolan Bushnell
044 - 053 Friends Reinvented (Retro Remakes) including Mr. Remake: Jeff Minter
054 - 060 Gold Rush (US Gold)
061 Ad: Magenta Software
062 - 069 Eugenius: interview with Eugene Jarvis
070 - 076 The Rock and Roll years (Commodore 64 music)
077 Ad: Kingdom Hearts (Disney/Squaresoft)
078 - 083 Emu Nation (Emulation)
084 - 091 The making of Zzap!64 (interviews with ex-staff)
092 - 093 Flashback: Super Metroid map
094 - 095 Edge back issues
096 Ad: Edge magazine
097 Testscreen, introduction to reviews
098 - 099 Testscreen: Elite (BBC)
100 - 101 Testscreen: Exile (BBC)
102 - 103 Testscreen: Dungeon Master (ST/Amiga)
104 - 105 Testscreen: Rogue (PC)
106 Testscreen: Pilotwings (Snes)
107 Testscreen: Sonic the Hedgehog (Megadrive)
108 Testscreen: Powerdrome (ST/Amiga)
109 Ads
110 - 113 The Making of…Marble Madness (coin-op)
114 Win a coin-op!
115 - 116 Cover

Edge's RETRO Special 2 & 3 contents will follow soon...