Immortalised in Print...Again!

Alreet! Been a while! Profuse apologies for my absence from the hallowed Junkyard for the last umpteen months...although I'm not sure my presence has been missed much, what with the quality of Barry, Caleb and Gagaman's recent bloggage. I'll be back with a proper post in the next few days (If I can get my ass in gear), but in the meantime, here's a little something that kinda ties in with the previous post:

A Dreamcasting dude by the name of Andrew sent me an email stating that Ryu's native Dobuita is now up on Google Street View. Have a look here. Like he says, it doesn't look an awful lot like the town as depicted in our beloved Shenmue, but you can kinda get the feel of the virtual version, and there's a jacket shop that looks fairly familiar...

Also, I was in WH Smith t'other day and noticed this little periodical hiding behind the May edition of Chicks with Dicks Magazine on the top shelf:

That's my thumb. I need to buy some nail varnish.

Yep, it's the Retro Gamer Hardware Handbook. It costs a fair bit (about a tenner if I recall...although my mind is cloudy through excessive alcohol consumption), so I naturally eschewed the option to purchase it. Furthermore, it appears to just be a collection of hardware features previously published in the actual Retro Gamer magazine It's still a good read though...and all the better when you discover that the DCJY is again featured in the re-produced Dreamcast special that was raved about here a few years back:


It's nice to know that we've been immortalised in print more than once. Even if it is a screen grab of the old layout. Saaaaweet!

11 comments:

The GagaMan(n) said...

I bought this special mag on pure principle that is has both the Dreamcast Junkyard and Sega memories mentions in it (see the mega CD article for the latter). Now I just need that issue of games tm that also had a DCJY mention and I'm all set. :)

Tomleecee said...

we were mentioned in GamesTM?! I didn't know that!

Barry the Nomad said...
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Barry the Nomad said...

Awesome! Score one for the DCJY!

Did we get a mention in the Chicks with Dicks magazine? I know there was one of them in Shenmue 2...

The GagaMan(n) said...

Yeah, in the retro section of games tm they did a Dreamcast anniversary article with stuff about Wind + water, Dux, and I belive we were in the links section of it.

Fuseki said...

Like the Haynes manual-like cover of the mag...

gnome said...

Ahhh.. congrats then!

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