Author Topic: [5000] Acquire and scan Japanese magazine issue "The PlayStation" Vol. 170  (Read 3925 times)

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https://twitter.com/29kyu/status/1370040578482708488

Shows unseen Magus artwork from Akira Toriyama. What else might it contain? We need to identify the book first, and then can grab a copy.
« Last Edit: March 15, 2021, 02:47:27 pm by ZeaLitY »

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Oh my god I can see the back of the cuirass and the codpiece now, this is very useful information for cosplay

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Apparently it's from a Playstation magazine:

https://twitter.com/29kyu/status/1370351921647656969
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EwR3zm9VoAEop1m?format=jpg&name=large

Putting on a translator, the tweet goes:

"This was published in a magazine before the Chrono Trigger PS version was released, and I'm not sure if it's still available since it's over 20 years old, but it's The PlayStation vol. 170. I don't know if it's still available, as it's over 20 years old, but it's The PlayStation vol. 170, with a small headline on the left corner of the cover that I didn't realize was so important..."

Hmm...

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Something of an update, they've started uploading scans of the pages:

https://twitter.com/Mituna_Y/status/1371354385649782787

I may have found a copy on sale!

https://page.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/auction/f338446055

It's part of a set of old magazines in this auction thing.
« Last Edit: March 15, 2021, 03:21:42 pm by Acacia Sgt »

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Damn, $200 for the lot. I wonder why it's so high, or if it's just a rare magazine, or what...

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It's the starting bid... I assume you can't buy them for less by making a lower bid? Don't really know how auctions fully work.

Anyway, I'd think it's because those magazine are 20~ and over years old, so they must be quite rare nowadays. And they're 10 in total, so it adds up. If it's 200USD for the lot, then 20 per magazine.

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 :picardno God, am I really about to buy these because the Twitter people can't be arsed to actually properly scan stuff?

If I get the whole lot, though, all of it needs to be actually scanned and released, even if the magazines need to be destroyed to do it. I'm asking around on Hidden Palace to see if there are services/volunteers where people would actually scan the entire magazines.

Or if someone at the Compendium can...I have a flatbed scanner and everything else, but I just lack the time (work is doing the automation/outsource people thing, and so I'm having to cover for redundancies). There's probably material on other games in those magazines that other communities would love to have, so I would upload the scans and announce it on WikiProject:Video Games + TCRF, etc.

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I think those are the scan you are looking for :)

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Yeah, saw these on Reddit.
https://www.reddit.com/r/chronotrigger/comments/1dc0kss/check_out_these_ct_pictures_found_in_a_rare/

That person contacted the second of the Twitter posters and got the scans.
« Last Edit: July 09, 2024, 04:36:31 pm by Vehek »