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    Supercade: A Visual History of the Videogame It was a time when technology was king, status was determined by your high score and video games were blitzing the world... Supercade is the first book to illustrate and document the history, legacy and visual language of the video game phenomenon, from the fist interactive blips of electronic light...

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    Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of th Considering that the history of the Internet is perhaps better documented internally than any other technological construct, it is remarkable how shadowy its origins have been to most people, including die-hard Net-denizens! At last, Hafner and Lyon have written a well-researched story of the ori...

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    Replay: the History of Video Games A riveting account of the strange birth and remarkable evolution of the most important development in entertainment since television, Replay is the ultimate history of video games. Based on extensive research and over 140 exclusive interviews with key movers and shakers from gaming's past, Replay te...

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  • Arcade Fever: The Fan's Guide to the Golden A Thumbnail

    Arcade Fever: The Fan's Guide to the Golden A The Fan's Guide to the Golden Age of Video Games. This book is a must for anyone who is interested in retro gaming. It contains a very large amount of full colour pictures of game cabinets and game screenshots. All the classics are in here like Frogger, Pac Man, Donkey Kong etc.

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    Masters Of Doom: How two guys created an empi Masters of Doom' is the true inside story of John Carmack and John Romero, co-creators of the most innovative and notoriously successful video games in history - Doom and Quake. They created an empire, ruled a multi-billion-dollar industry, and provoked a national controversy.

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Editorials
Zzap! Rrap
Reviews
The Terminal Man
Walker's Way
Birth of a Paradroid
Mental Procreation
The Making of Lemmings
Hack to the Future Globe icon
All of the editorials from the magazine available
Zzap's letters page presented by Lloyd Mangram
Reviews of games which received gold medals
A comic strip which ran in Zzap's early issues
Diary of a Game - Citadel by Martin Walker
Diary of a Game - Paradroid by Andrew Braybrook
Diary of a Game - Morpheus by Andrew Braybrook
Diary of a Game - Lemmings by Alter Developments
Mel Croucher's humourous predictions to up the Year 2000
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Misc.
Full Contents
History of Zzap!
Detailed History
Trip to Ludlow
Staff
View all Covers
Zzap Bible
Rrap Message Board
Zzuperstore
Zzap 107 Misc.
Def Tribute to Zzap!64
Early Newfield Photos
A list of all articles that are online (excl. editorials)
A summary of Zzap's past
A detailed history of Zzap
An article detailing my trip to Ludlow to find the old offices of Zzap!
Information on all the editorial staff over the years
Thumbnails of all the Zzap! covers on one page (N.B. Page over 1MB)
Online database containing ratings etc. of all games reviewed in Zzap!
The Rrap is back! Read/write messages relating to anything Zzap!
Get the various magazine scan DVDs in here
Download issue 107 and related articles
Download the magazine as published in Retro Gamer for Zzap’s 20th Birthday
A collection of early Newsfield related photos from Roger
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Credits etc.
Thanks to Philippe Lesire for scanning in most of the Walker's Diaries and also scanning in some covers, Charles Walkden for scanning a few things from issue 3, Alessandro for scanning in lots of stuff from the early issues, Stephen Stuttard for scanning in just about every issue! , Dimitris Kiminas for doing the editorials for 1990 to 1994, and putting the final touches to the staff table page and donating the text from early reviews, Mr. Zzapback for doing the Zzap, ZzapTest, ZzapRrap, ZzapBack logos and Barry Flowers (aka Sixteen Plus) for the Zzuperstore logo.
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News
17 Mar 2014
From Bedrooms to Billions

The film is almost done. They are just looking to get in more pre-orders to allow usage of (and paying for) more clips from the BBC etc. archives in the film. ... more

20 Jan 2014
Europress Impact Article and Staff Photo

I have just added a link on the staff page to a high quality scan of an article from the November 1992 issue of the Ludlow Advertiser related to the newly formed Europress Impact along with a photo of the new staff (as seen in Zzap! issue 79). ... more

03 Sep 2013
Atom Syndication

Just discovered the board has a built in Atom Syndication feature (like RSS but better) so I switched it on. ... more

16 Dec 2012
Have a Zzaptastic Christmas and New Year

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11 Jul 2012
Outage Last Night

There was an issue with the database on my host last night, which resulted in some data corruption so they had to restore the database with a backup from around 24 hours previously. ... more

04 Jun 2012
Rewritten Home Page

The home page of the site has been rewritten in PHP and the recent message functionality also redone for the new phpBB3 forum. You shouldn't notice much difference apart from the fancy jQuery book slider. ... more

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