RANews is a monthly digital magazine that aims to summarize what is happening/had happened in the RetroAchievements scene over the last month.
How to Contribute
If you have an idea for an article to be posted in the next RANews, please go to the RAdmin profile page and send us a message.
Keep in mind that the article must be written in markdown format. If you don’t know it, you can learn it in 10 minutes following this online tutorial here: https://commonmark.org/help/tutorial/ (it’s pretty similar to what you may be already using on discord).
What to expect from this issue.
Starting in this issue we’re going to have an editorial page. And for this issue we’re going to use that page to spread the word about the RetroAchievements Manifesto.
List of achievement sets released in the last month.
Play This Set
Community members talking about their favorite sets and why you should play them. Cool stuff!
In this issue we’re starting to publish a guide to master an achievement set.
As we’re on october, ikki5 sent to us a guide for a spooky game: Ghoul School (NES).
ALERT! The guides usually contains spoilers about the game.
Our friend (and podcaster) Bendyhuman challenged himself to master one game per day for a whole month, and he did it! Not only did but also wrote a mini-review about each game he mastered.
Really cool article that made me want to try some of those games.
Some statistics about the top 300 players of RetroAchievements and how they progressed over the last month.
Most Wanted Games
List of games with no achievement sets that community is excited to see. Hopefully it can encourage some achievement creators to pick a game and create a set for it.
List of running events that are open to join.
Revisions and Rescores
Which sets got a revision or a rescore over the last month.
Which sets got their game icons and/or badges changed over the last month.
Mixing games with videogames and RetroAchievements. Really funny stuff being created by StingX2.
In this issue we have another bingo and also an honorable mention of the last month’s bingo winner.
Showing off what the RetroAchievements fans are producing outside from here.
The RANews project wouldn’t be possible without the contributions of many passionate community members.
Special thanks goes to these guys:
- First and foremost: all the achievement creators who dedicate their free time to produce content for the whole community to enjoy.
- StingX2, whose dedication and enthusiasm allowed me to focus on the layout and technical aspects of the project while he was gathering content.
- televandalist for creating the cover for this issue.
- Hotscrock for collecting many useful/interesting data to be published here.
- Xymjak for the top players info.
- lilbud for creating the RANews logo.
- All those who wrote for the “Play This Set” article: