New BBC/Electron review in new edition of Retrogamer magazine (November 2020)

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New BBC/Electron review in new edition of Retrogamer magazine (November 2020)

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This month's Retrogamer magazine (issue 213) includes a full page colour advertisement for the new book Acorn - A World in Pixels on the inside front cover, as well as a nice review for the book on page 102. You can read more here.

The book is available now from idesine.com

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Pre-ordered a few weeks ago and anxiously awaiting its arrival.
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Hi,
The book is due in stock at the distributors later this week, ready for distribution to all pre-orders at end of week. Not long now!
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I have recieved an email saying the book has been delayed until 23rd November now.
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Yeah, bit of a bummer that.
I hope it arrives before Christmas...
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Another email, now delayed until early December, same reasons as before, and this could change again, so may not actually be available this side of Christmas.
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MatthewThompson wrote:
Sun Nov 15, 2020 2:37 pm
Another email, now delayed until early December, same reasons as before, and this could change again, so may not actually be available this side of Christmas.
Pah! That is/was going to be my Christmas morning read with a coffee! :(

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Keep hoping .... early December is sill a few weeks before Christmas. I don't mind if it will be delivered on the 24th of December [-o<
(I hinted my son for this as a present for me ... )
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Indeed ... I had to buy this for myself for Christmas, since I almost certainly won't be getting anything from anyone else. :lol:
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Further email today saying the Container ship with the books is due into Folkestone Port on 22nd November , after which delivery takes 5-7 days to get to distributors.

They hope everyone gets their copy by Christmas.

Fingers crossed !
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Latest update on idesine.com. Shouldn't be long now.

"The good news is that the books have now arrived in the UK and should be clearing Felixstowe Port on Monday, after some help from the port authorities. We expect to confirm a despatch date in the next couple of days."
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The release date is now this Friday, November 27th.
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