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    More shit for you neck beards to hoard and put on your shelves collecting dust.
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    Quote Originally Posted by theMot View Post
    More shit for you neck beards to hoard and put on your shelves collecting dust.
    They make for good wife beaters too!
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    This looks great. Thanks for the heads-up on this. Out of curiosity, has anybody here bought any of their previous books? They come across as being pretty high quality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Van Heusden View Post
    This looks great. Thanks for the heads-up on this. Out of curiosity, has anybody here bought any of their previous books? They come across as being pretty high quality.
    I have three books from them, all top notch. Good quality covers, spines, paper and ink. No regrets whatsoever.
    Neo Geo AES JP serial #108523 | Super Neo AES JP serial #081188

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    Quote Originally Posted by theMot View Post
    More shit for you neck beards to hoard and put on your shelves collecting dust.
    I read mine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gameofyou View Post
    Cool news. What I would really like is the Geeks-line Neo Geo book in english language, though...
    Yeah I totally agree on that. I love the other books but that one in english would be awesome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jumpingmanjim View Post
    I read mine.
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    This place is a pool of toxic garbage. A bunch of old, grumpy, hateful, negative, hater assholes that don't even play Neo Geo.

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    Heavy machine gun!

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    Really interested in seeing as much of the behind the scenes and concept stuff as possible... that sega saturn art section remains one of the more intriguing little extras - be nice to see that really expanded upon and given a top notch treatment.

    Kind of wary of the post neo-geo content... hopefully it's heavy on the early stuff, and suitably light on the stuff that basically ripped off the original content...

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    From what I've seen of their books in the past they use too many pages just showing basic stuff like game covers, basic sprite art in huge size etc. Maybe I'm wrong here and this will be awesome though. I really do like those geek line books and wish they had them in English too, those are just insanely packed!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawwa View Post
    They are going all out. Can't wait.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doom View Post
    From what I've seen of their books in the past they use too many pages just showing basic stuff like game covers, basic sprite art in huge size etc. Maybe I'm wrong here and this will be awesome though. I really do like those geek line books and wish they had them in English too, those are just insanely packed!
    Bitmap books are more coffee table art books than compendiums. The strength of this is that the emphasis is on presentation - this is what the people behind it are all about, and it generally shows. They aren't writers. To a certain extent this is totally style over (prose) substance - but that's kind of the joy when you just want to communicate how/why something like this is so compulsive.

    Geekline's offerings are a bit more like an offline hg101 or something. The strength of this is approach is that they are quite comprehensive, and offer a fuller (subjective) explanation of their subject. The downside is if you don't quite 'agree' with their interview choices, or editorials, it can kind of spoil things.

    This metal slug book is hopefully the kind of second bite of the apple that bitmap earn when they strike up a relationship... we'll see what they can do with it.
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    Pre-orders now open... got myself a Fully Loaded Edition.

    https://www.bitmapbooks.co.uk/produc...eid=1d78858d91

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    Quote Originally Posted by -SD- View Post
    Pre-orders now open... got myself a Fully Loaded Edition.

    https://www.bitmapbooks.co.uk/produc...eid=1d78858d91
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    Looks great,pre-ordered Fully loaded edition!

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    Nice.

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    I went to order Fully Loaded Edition today and it was sold out. There were 1000 copies available. It sold more copies than the original AES Metal Slug!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Missile View Post
    I went to order Fully Loaded Edition today and it was sold out. There were 1000 copies available. It sold more copies than the original AES Metal Slug!
    That was quick. Neo still going strong...

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