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How to Contribute with RANews

If you have an idea for an article to be published in the 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: (it’s pretty similar to what you may be already using on discord).

Quick Overview

What to expect from this issue.


A message about how monetization works in the RetroAchievements scene.


What’s going on in the Achievement Creation scene.

Play This Set

Community members talking about their favorite sets and why you should play them. Cool stuff!

Retro Throwback

It’s where players can show their passion for the games they actually played in the old days. We can think about it as “a longer play-this-set article” but with a bigger load of nostalgia.

This month Bendyhuman shows his passion about the Game Boy Color.


ENZYME1 presents us a guide about Blaster Master (NES).

Current Events

List of running events in the RetroAchievements scene that are still open to join.

HotCheevs Monthly

List of achievement sets released in the last month.

Revisions and Rescores

Which sets got a revision or a rescore.

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.

Top Masteries

Who are the champions of each console? StingX2 brings another view of the great players we have in this community.

Top Players

Some statistics about the top 300 players of RetroAchievements and how they progressed over the last month.

Art Updates

Which sets got their game icons and/or badges changed.


In this issue SporyTike want us to find 10 weird things happening in Goldenrod City in another “Spot The Difference” challenge.


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 StingX2, for collecting content for RANews and encouraging people to contribute.
  • Nydaxn Nydaxn for creating the cover for this issue and the images for the “Top Masteries” article.
  • Hotscrock Hotscrock for collecting many useful/interesting data to be published here.
  • Xymjak Xymjak for the top players info.
  • lilbud lilbud for creating the RANews logo.
  • ENZYME1 ENZYME1 for guide.
  • SporyTike SporyTike for the “Spot the Difference” challenge.
  • Bendyhuman Bendyhuman for the “Retro Throwback” article.
  • HolyShinx HolyShinx for the “Current Events”.
  • pinguupinguu pinguupinguu for checking/editing the “Play This Set” article.
  • All those who wrote for the “Play This Set” segment: