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So Retro Gamer continue their USA bias, as readers in the US, according
to RG have not heard of British micros, and neither have the Nintendo
generation, so the Oric, Dragon, Memotech, SAM Coupe etc still do not
get covered. While the Apple Mac (several grand), Apple Lisa (over 9000
pounds when released, I will have a dozen of those then ;-), Apple II GS,
Atari 8 bits, C+4, C16 and game consoles that no one bought, get covered.
Who really plays (or even buys) Bible games outside of the Bible Belt.
The question is, are sales to the US (1%, 2% ???) worth changing the
magazine that the rest of the world reads, why would the Americans not
just read a US Retro Mag.
Experience in the music world shows that when UK companies just
concentrate on producing a good product it sells on both sides of pond,
but when they try to produce for the USA market, it fails. As we know
from this newsgroup other countries (including North America) have heard
of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum (or as Timex/Sinclair, TC etc), they wanted
the YS supplement. So while we are told to read about the Apple II GS and
learn, while interesting, Oric users get fobbed off.
I have held back writting this for several months,
I personally do not like the art work.
Tarquin Mills (Chairman)
ACCUS (Anglia Classic Computer Users Society)