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Quick Overview

What to expect from this issue.

Set of the Month

See how the community voted on the latest Set of the Month polls.


Learn about CheevoHunter, the all in one game progress completion tracker for RetroAchievements! TheRealBillHicks sits down with hankchill to discuss the creation and inspiration behind the projetc.

It’s a Long Way to the Top

TimeCrush interviews N64’s best of the best Pampa50.

PlayStation 2 Stats

This months stats section is dedicated to PlayStation 2.


User and developer milestones for various categories.

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 utilize trigger and measure flags together in Street FIghter II: The World Warrior.

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.]


Check out the latest RAGuide by shauntmw to master Shadowrun (Mega Drive).

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 from Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (PlayStation 2).

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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