Console Pocast 83: Magazine collecting with Maximum Power Up

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu, its the Console Shockcast! In a bumper episode, once again we are joined by fellow gaming podcaster, the awesome Paul AKA Maximum Power Up!

We do like a chinwag about retro gaming magazines on the shockcast, but Pauls magazine coverage on his show has become legendary. We talk with Paul about the world of retro gaming magazines and the people that created them.

– Paul’s tips on where to grab retro magazine bargains!

– Do the writer/editors of the retro mags collect them?

– The humble origins of Paul’s mammoth collection.

– Sampler issues, how rare are they?

– How do the old magazines compare to their modern equivalents that are still published?

– Pauls work on the new magazine Amiga Addict.

– Reading mags on a device vs print.

– When did the gaming print magazine market start to dry up?

– The explosion of new magazines that cover retro platforms.

Intro/Outro Music – Jeffry – Virtua Fighter (1994) – Sega Saturn – Composer(s): Akiko Hashimoto, Kazuhiko Kouchi, Takenobu Mitsuyoshi, Takayuki Nakamura

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