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Old 08 November 2015, 21:24   #21
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Just downloaded it. It's always nice to see new Amiga publications, and I hope it takes off and runs for ever

Will you be accepting content from other contributors as time goes on?
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Old 08 November 2015, 21:29   #22
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I would more than happily receive content contributions. As I said I am a newcomer to the scene so be nice to have input from those with more experience.
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Old 08 November 2015, 23:16   #23
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You must have a LOT of patience. I wouldn't know where to begin to put something like this together. So, a huge well done. I've had a thorough read and have to say..... I like what I've seen (read). I seriously hope you continue doing this!
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Old 09 November 2015, 01:13   #24
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Hey Zero - nice to see that you have finally worked out which side your bread is buttered and come over all Amiga. Great mag with lots of interesting content. Looking forward to issue 2...
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Old 09 November 2015, 01:52   #25
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I've had a quick look onto it, will read it later at work. I've found a few faults so far which worries me enough to ask if you have used some kind of correction instance to make sure you doesn't look retarded somehow? Commodore launched the A1k at '95? Seriously? Did anybody read this?
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Old 09 November 2015, 02:14   #26
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Thanks for your comments guys.

Oops sorry did I say 1995 my mistake that was a simple typing error. I do know my history quite well. I was the Guide at the Museum of Computing for ten years that was a simple typing error. I know it was 85 ... I even stated the date in the Preview issue.

Admittedly I use some proof editing software but this is a simple case of a slip through the net. It checks grammar not fact accuracy. I am the only guy proof reading so mistakes may occur.

Thanks for pointing out my error I will step up my vigilance next time.
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Old 09 November 2015, 02:32   #27
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Thanks for your comments guys.
Thanks for pointing out my error I will step up my vigilance next time.
No offense mate, really. You need someone else reading your stuff before publishing anything, period.
Fresh eyes will find mistakes and errors 100x faster than yourself.
BTW: MB is megabytes, Mb is not. Same for kB/kb, GB/Gb and so on....
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Old 09 November 2015, 02:47   #28
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None taken... I knew some errors may slip the net. You probably know yourself when staring at information for weeks on end things become a little blurred.

I have organised a few proof readers so hopefully I should be able to minimise errors.
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Old 09 November 2015, 02:49   #29
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Mb is Megabits I should know this ... Silly me

I did type that reply when I was tired thats my excuse and I am sticking to it lol
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Old 09 November 2015, 07:50   #30
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Cool mag. Love the addition of the old ads between the articles, great idea. Had a laugh when I saw the Commodore A500 ad on page 13.
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Old 09 November 2015, 22:12   #31
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Interesting read, thanks. I hadn't considered the implications of the retro moniker as applied to gaming until now. I wonder if it's treated as a special case since no medium dates faster than gaming; the technology has evolved further and faster than any of the other art-forms you mention so yesterday's big thing inherently looks antiquated.

I'm looking forward to issue 2.
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Old 10 November 2015, 13:29   #32
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Hopefully since the buy it nows are too expensive at silly asking prices these days you can get one for under 100 on the ebay bidding wars as you know you definitely want a real AMIGA 1200 now.

Don't cave in to the grammer police mate. Just continue what you are doing. I hate grammer police with a firery passion so I don't take any guff from them anyway. When I can be bothered I do try myself to do grammer but if I fail at it I just leave it anyway.

I'm starting to talk like your Mr Grumpy Ol' Man segment already about Grammer police. I wonder if he is going to steal part of this ramble due to getting all these Grammer Police about Issue 1.

I hope Adz and Ste from The AMIGA Lads has a segment sometime as they are passionate about the AMIGA. They even promoted this on Facebook so they do read this topic too mate. Their segments would make an interesting read especially since they know how to repair parts of the AMIGA on a budget as well as they know their games as well.

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Old 10 November 2015, 14:46   #33
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Hi TEOL ... Let the inner Grumpy Old Git flow

If the AMIGA Lads feel they want to contribute something I am more than happy to let them. I include my contact info in the back of the magazine for just that reason alone.
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Old 10 November 2015, 15:04   #34
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In Issue 2 I will put in my editorial regarding submissions to the magazine. After all it is a magazine for the Amiga community so feel free to contribute.
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Old 10 November 2015, 16:25   #35
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I have just created the Amigaville Facebook page at the moment its a Closed group to prevent spam so feel free to ask to join.

I will attempt to put updates here when they happen.

Edit : There is also a Twitter account for those who wish to tweet to me. Its @Amigaville

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Old 10 November 2015, 16:47   #36
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I downloaded it. It was an enjoyable read and look forward to the next one. Really nice touch with the ads. Only negative was your low scoring for Archer Macleans Pool!
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Old 10 November 2015, 16:53   #37
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Maybe I was a little harsh on Archer Macleans Pool I will admit
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Old 11 November 2015, 23:13   #38
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See - I knew...
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Old 12 November 2015, 00:52   #40
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Ok guys... this is a question that I don't like asking ... I admit that.

I have no objections supplying the magazine for FREE.

However I was considering looking at Patreon. This allows people to offer a small donation if you believe that you believe the material produced is worthy of your time. It's not a subscribtion service so you can give as little or as much as you like (minimum is $1 I believe).

Some may think I am being cheeky but I like to believe if I can offer a better service then I will and it would help if it was funded someway.

As I said I do not want you to think I am begging for money or trying to charge per issue. I just wonder what you think and if you believe it is good enough.

Opinions?
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