Computer Gaming World magazine, 1981-2006

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  1. Streck

    Streck <B><FONT COLOR="#FF0000">QED</B></FONT> Veteran

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    http://cgw.filefront.com/

    Full and legal PDFs of issues from 1981 to about 1992, after that it's covers only. Fascinating material. Through ads, reviews, and statistics collected from readers (the "Reader Input Device" at the end), they chronicle the shifts in market share, the evolution of game mechanics and depth, and how computer gaming itself went from a geeky niche to the mass market. Know your history, bitches.

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    I still have a stash of their mags from the late 90's and some newer. :cool: 
     
  3. Streck

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    Console wankers. You know nothing. Nothing!
     
  4. Seth Buzzard

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    That’s cool, when I have a little more time I’ll check it out more. I like checking out old magazines and stuff.

    I found an old PC Gamer CD I had about a year ago with an old pre-Xbox Halo video on it.
     
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    The PC Game is dead! Viva la Console!!
     
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    Wow...

    Haven't read that in years. Definately need to read these.
     
  8. Seth Buzzard

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    Check out Number 39, Aug - Sept, 1987 there is an article and adult gaming. If they only knew how much of a stink Jack Thompson would be making less then 20 years later.
     
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    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    OMFG PC > CONSOLE.

    Word.
     

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