Really raving about Raid on Bungeling Bay

August 26, 2010

You might have noticed a recent J-OMG post regarding the final issue of Retroaction. Downloaded the PDF yet? Had a read through?

If you haven’t, let me entice you a bit.

Further down this post, you’ll find a big stitched-together panorama of my ‘Raid on Bungeling Bay’ article. I’ve made it…to give you an idea of Retroaction’s quality of page composition. I think Neil the editor did an incredible job with Retroaction. Many other retro PDF magazines (*including ones that charge money!) could learn a lot.

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Final issue of the best PDF retrogame mag I’ve seen…

August 4, 2010

Yes, sad but true. Retroaction has just released their final issue.

Editor Neil Reive explains the reasons behind this decision, as we have a look at a few of the features inside…

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Retroaction – issue 3 – out now

September 15, 2009

OK, the tease is over. Retroaction 3 is out now.

And what a great issue!

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PREVIEW: Retroaction – issue 3 – out this Monday!

September 11, 2009

If you haven’t seen it before, Retro Action is a quarterly fan-made PDF magazine, with high quality content and excellent visual design.

It makes the most of the PDF format too, treating it not as “a way to make printing easier” but a way to make magazines interactive, by including working WWW links wherever possible.

Issue 3 is out this Monday, and I’ve just had a look through it.
Superb!

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Retroaction – Nreive in the hot seat

May 26, 2009

With last week’s release of Retroaction issue 2, I thought it a great time to put their editor Nreive in the J-OMG hotseat, to find out a little more about how Retroaction is put together.

(Although… I expect after getting issue 2 online, he wasn’t expecting some sort of Spanish Inquisition…)

Cardinal Ximinez of Spain: NOBODY EXPECTS THE SPANISH INQUISITION! Give me that keyboard! I will be conducting this interrogation… Cardinal Biggles… Tie up this JOMG person! Cardinal Fang… prepare… THE SOFT CUSHIONS!!!*

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Retroaction – issue 2 – excellent PDF mag out now

May 19, 2009

Issue 1 of Retroaction was a very pleasant surprise earlier this year.

This quarterly fan-made PDF magazine has high quality content, excellent visual design, and makes the most of the PDF format, by including working WWW links wherever possible.

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