Downtime …

I will be away from home for a few days so updates will be even less than they have been for the last couple of weeks.

On a positive note, my local telco has finally got fiber laid in my road and I am currently awaiting installation of a gigabit connection to my home which will be installed in two weeks time all going well. By hosting OGM from home this will allow me to trim the costs of running the site down to basically the cost of retaining the domain name and the Mediafire connection for downloads which will be hugely beneficial given site donations to date have all gone towards the shipping of magazines to me for scanning rather than anything to do with the costs of maintaining the website. It may be that we see a name change for the site at some point as well as I have never been particularly happy with the potential association with the "oldgamemags" tumbler site which sprang up afterwards.

On an even more positive note, much of my recent downtime has been spent getting a huge load of digital editions of current magazines archived in the event the publishers decide to discontinue them or stop making digital editions available. Big thanks go out to Andynick and Survivalist1 for providing content. I cannot stress how important archiving newer content is. We simply do not want to be put in the same situation in a decades time that we are in today regarding 1980's/1990's content where huge swatches of magazines have yet to be scanned. It's highly likely we will never be able to complete some titles. We disregard current titles at our peril.

Have a great weekend everyone!!!

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