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  1. And the final version of the book is finally here!
  2. Hi all! Just providing a few updates on the Zzap!Raine book! The book was finalised and sent to print on 15/7 as per schedule. 200 copies of the book were printed, 170 of which based on pre-orders. 30 are still available for purchase! Price is 36 euro (shipping to Italy included, shipping worldwide available for an additional fee based on distance) If anyone wants a copy, please contact me on luca.madrigal.antignano@gmail.com before it's all sold out! The book comes in A4 format with 168 internal pages and glossy hardcover. A Zzap!Raine -themed bookmark also comes free with the book. The book features 49 reviews of arcade games emulated by Raine, 6 reviews of Raine games in their home versions: C64, Spectrum, Amiga, Atari ST, MSX, X-68000 and Amstrad CPC, 12 special articles mostly on Taito games, Zzap! history and Milestones also containing 50 mini reviews of classic arcade games 1976-1981. There is a section containing all original Zzap!Raine magazine covers, an interview with Tux (current author and coordinator of the Raine emulator) and a preface by Paolo Besser, editor of Zzap! Italia. The book is entirely in Italian and every review has a unique layout aka based on the "theme" on the reviewed game. The 8- and 16-bit reviews also contain Tips and Tricks for the game, and a QR code to download the ROM of the game in question. The last page of the book contains a surprise, coming from the Zzap!Raine archives and never published before. The book is approved and endorsed by the ZZap! publishers: Oliver Frey, Roger Kean and Chris Wilkins.
  3. Hi all Between 2002 and 2004, a group of crazy fans of RAINE published a free web magazine called Zzap!Raine. The magazine focused on reviews of games emulated by RAINE. The style and inspiration was drawn from the English and Italian videogames magazine: Zzap! I was one of the staff. During the past 18 months, I have "converted" the old website into an actual paper book with all the colours of the rainbow (just like Rainbow Islands well deserves ) I have also added new contents such as an interview to Emmanuel "Tux" Anne - author of RAINE and new sections and introductions. The book is almost ready and is now available for pre-order via Paypal and credit card. 170 pages (high quality), hardcover glossy pages, 100% translated into Italian. It can only be purchased via pre-order at the below address. https://www.progettoiskandar.com/prodotto/zzapreine/ The price is 36 euro incl. registered shipping to Italy. Shipping worldwide is available however please contact me on luca.madrigal.antignano@gmail.com for the right shipping fees. Since the print is quite expensive, I cannot afford to print hundreds of copies, so I will print just enough copies to satisfy all pre-orders. Therefore if you don't pre-order now, chances are that there will be not enough copies left to satisfy everyone else. Pre-orders close on 15 July 2022. Please feel free to contact me with any questions. Thanks Luca "MADrigal" Antignano
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    Raine 0.92.4

    Yeh those were the golden years where you were starting your activity on Raine and I remember you struggled with tons of bugs in the first releases, those were early days and every release was like a blessing full of ton of fixes and new games. And those were the times of Zzap!Raine so we were constantly keeping an eye for new games and updates. I could not thank you and Mike enough for incorporating EmuDX into Raine! I love it!
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    Raine 0.92.4

    Quick one. Looking for old documentation, in particular trying to find out when the EmuDX support was first added. Is there a complete changeslog/history anywhere? Tried on the rainemu main website but can't find it. Maybe in old raine zipfiles? Edit: found old source code - October 2004
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    Raine 0.92.4

    Thanks, good news For some reason I was not notified of your response - I apologise in advance if I miss to reply to your posts in the future.
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    Raine 0.92.4

    That's really good to see you back in action! Unfortunately I have bad news. Tested the latest 64-bit build of Raine on my Windows 10 x64 and none of the DX versions of the game work. The emulator closes automatically with no error message. I have placed the .dx files in the same folder as the raine executable. I am happy to help with some beta-testing if you tell me how to (eg can generate and send you a logfile if you can tell me how to do it) Eager to try the DX games on this new Raine!
  8. ...you lazy French dude!
  9. You never know. I have thought about stopping my G&W project so many times, but after 22 years I am still here, always doing something, improvements. At times slowly, other times, working like I was on fire. Passion never ends, but at times we need a rest
  10. Zzap! online is in English and was not updated for 18 years. What you are looking at here - is a proper publication (book) in Italian with a proper layout, and hopefully extra contents
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