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Hewson / Hints & Tips Videogame Pioneers Book
« on: November 07, 2013, 12:57:02 PM »
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Hints & Tips for Videogame Pioneers is a new book by Andrew Hewson, founder of Hewson Consultants, 21st Century Entertainment and the founding Chairman of UK videogames trade body ELSPA (now UKIE).[/align:31t8fkf0]
[align=center:31t8fkf0]If you were a Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad, Atari ST or Amiga gamer, then the chances are you played games published by Andrew's companies:[/align:31t8fkf0]

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Throughout the 1980s Hewson built up a reputation for quality games and great box artwork, publishing numerous smash hit titles, such as:

Some of the Hewson smash hits of the 80s and early 90s

Some of the Hewson smash hits of the 80s and early 90s[/align:31t8fkf0] After Hewson shut its doors, company founder Andrew Hewson went on to setup 21st Century Entertainment which revitalised a whole gaming genre - the Pinball simulator.

21st CE built it's reputation primarily on Pinball games

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Re: Hewson / 21st Century Entertainment Kickstarter
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2014, 20:23:48 PM »
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Re: Hewson / Hints & Tips Videogame Pioneers Book
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2014, 20:21:45 PM »
Anyone picking this up?
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Re: Hewson / Hints & Tips Videogame Pioneers Book
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2014, 20:40:25 PM »
I had completely forgotten about this. 

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Re: Hewson / Hints & Tips Videogame Pioneers Book
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2014, 20:52:47 PM »
Do we even know when it's coming out?

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Re: Hewson / Hints & Tips Videogame Pioneers Book
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2014, 20:53:12 PM »
Is it out yet and how much?, they did do some great Atari ST versions of their games, but 5th Gear was not one of them. Deemed one of worse driving games of all time lol.

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Re: Hewson / Hints & Tips Videogame Pioneers Book
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2014, 20:59:18 PM »
The delay was because a few weeks ago Andrew Hewson had a minor heart attack. Fortunately it was relatively mild and he's recovering very well, but he's having to take it easy for a couple of months before he can get back to work.
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Re: Hewson / Hints & Tips Videogame Pioneers Book
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2014, 21:38:54 PM »
It can be preordered on their page and it will be released late 2014:  http://www.hewsonconsultants.com/

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Re: Hewson / Hints & Tips Videogame Pioneers Book
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2014, 10:36:32 AM »
Cheers trek.
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Re: Hewson / Hints & Tips Videogame Pioneers Book
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2014, 06:42:40 AM »
Any news on this guys? Is it moving forward?
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Re: Hewson / Hints & Tips Videogame Pioneers Book
« Reply #10 on: September 22, 2016, 17:14:25 PM »
Now reviewed here by [member=6111]Blerkotron[/member] http://tinyurl.com/hwdtdcn [member=4867]HewsonConsultants[/member]
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Re: Hewson / Hints & Tips Videogame Pioneers Book
« Reply #11 on: September 22, 2016, 17:20:32 PM »
Great review, looks like it was worth the wait.