Microhobby Cassette leaflets

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Microhobby Cassette leaflets

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:53 pm

I've just found a little treasure in archive.org: The 12 leaflets (from all the issues they published) in PDF, that came in every Microhobby Cassette issue along with the cassette itself. They contained a brief description, instructions and pics of the games. If you're a huge fan of the MH threads you know what I mean! ;)

They were uploaded by @Neil Parsons :

https://archive.org/details/microhobbycassette/mode/2up

I don't think it'll be a problem if all these leaflets are added to ZXDB, included in their corresponding entries, so that we can have in every one the TZX, the inlay, the instructions and the leaflet in PDF.

Don't you think, @R-Tape , @druellan , @Einar Saukas , @PeterJ ?
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Re: Microhobby Cassette leaflets

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:58 pm

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Re: Microhobby Cassette leaflets

Post by PeterJ » Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:04 pm

Yes, excellent find. I'm sure we can sort.
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Re: Microhobby Cassette leaflets

Post by PeterJ » Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:40 pm

@Einar Saukas

I've created an Excel sheet with three columns:

A - URL of Magazine page with Entry ID
B - URL of archive.org viewer
C - URL of PDF Download


Is this enough to get them included?

@Juan F. Ramirez - Whats the story with issues 5 & 6 Being together

Final thing, the Magazine 'Type' is listed as 'Paper', should it be changed to cassette? or 'Paper/Cassette'
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Re: Microhobby Cassette leaflets

Post by Einar Saukas » Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:14 pm

I appreciate all this work but... it's too late! I had already added this magazine in the latest ZXDB update, that was released before this thread even started :)

https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... mag_id=129
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Re: Microhobby Cassette leaflets

Post by Juan F. Ramirez » Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:18 pm

PeterJ wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:40 pm

@Juan F. Ramirez - Whats the story with issues 5 & 6 Being together
It was a summer special issue (which I still got). Two cassettes. Hence the #5 & #6.
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Re: Microhobby Cassette leaflets

Post by PeterJ » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:17 am

Einar Saukas wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:14 pm
I appreciate all this work but... it's too late! I had already added this magazine in the latest ZXDB update, that was released before this thread even started :)

https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/index.p ... mag_id=129
No worries, I'm just too slow for you @Einar Saukas ! So the only thing left is my query on the magazine type.
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Re: Microhobby Cassette leaflets

Post by Einar Saukas » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:24 pm

PeterJ wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:40 pm
Final thing, the Magazine 'Type' is listed as 'Paper', should it be changed to cassette? or 'Paper/Cassette'
It's a paper magazine together with a cover tape. So it says "paper" here and "covertape" here.
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Re: Microhobby Cassette leaflets

Post by Einar Saukas » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:25 pm

BTW I have already indexed contents of these magazine issues. They will appear in the next ZXDB update.
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Re: Microhobby Cassette leaflets

Post by PeterJ » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:06 pm

Einar Saukas wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:24 pm
PeterJ wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:40 pm
Final thing, the Magazine 'Type' is listed as 'Paper', should it be changed to cassette? or 'Paper/Cassette'
It's a paper magazine together with a cover tape. So it says "paper" here and "covertape" here.
I'm not sure I agree as it's not like buying Crash magazine with a covertape, the leaflet and tape were integrated together. The leaflet is of no use without the tape.

However, it's just my opinion and very happy to go with what you have chosen.
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