Welcome to RANews, your #1 source for everything RetroAchievements.

Quick Overview

What to expect from this issue.

This Month In Retro

With this new installment Nepiki is going to take you for a trip down memory lane to see what happened in the retro scene in May of 1996.

Monthly Stats

We have collected a bunch of stats from April for your enjoyment.

Current Events

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

Community News

Stay up to date with all the latest RA community news.

RAScript Tutorials

Etron has another RAScript tutorial showing how to use arithmetic operations in Pitfall! for the Atari 2600.

Play This Set

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

Wish This Set

Wish This Set is intended to convince other members to request a game that doesn’t have an achievement set yet.

[For those who don’t know if a game doesn’t have achievements, you can Request a set for it by clicking in the Request Set link in the game’s page.]


With a recent substantial revision by adamjohnny5, there is no better time to master Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX using the great guide created by Nepiki.


Check out some tips from the community members to help you with your achievement hunting.

HotCheevs Monthly

List of achievement sets released in the last month.

Revisions and Rescores

Which sets got a revision or a rescore.

Art Updates

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

Top Players

Some statistics about the top 300 players of RetroAchievements and how they progressed over the last month. New updates for this month data.


Highlighting the members who have been with us and for how long.

Top Masteries

Who are the champions of each console? This section takes a look at which users have the most mastery badges for various categories.

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. Check out which system was selected to assist with DevQuest 007 this month.


In this issue SporyTike brings a new Spot the Difference challenge submitted by f3rns from Super Castlevania IV (SNES).


Bendyhuman and StingX2 have a fantastic interview with the one and only Gamechamp.

How to Contribute with RANews

If you have an idea for an article to be published in the RANews, please go to the RANews 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).


The RANews project wouldn’t be possible without the contributions of many passionate community members. Special thanks to the members who made this issue possible.

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