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ONM Remembered – #475

“As a result of the explosion, the flourescent orange flight recorder blows out of ‘copter and down the hill. D’oh! You’re the bloke who has got to find it in the dark!” from Goldeneye 007 Field Agent’s Manual (pack-in with Official Nintendo Magazine issue 64, January 1998)

ONM Remembered – Pack-In Week, day 7

“Crumble, you ancient pillars! Feel Fox Power!” from Lylat Wars Pilot’s Guide (pack-in with Official Nintendo Magazine issue 62, November 1997)

ONM Remembered – Pack-In Week, day 6

“Biokinton is an enemy who throws flying chickens at Mario while floating around inside a cloud. Nobody knows what Biokinton looks like behind his cloud, not even Biokinton’s mum.” from The Complete Mario Encyclopedia (pack-in with Official Nintendo Magazine issue 07, September 2006) One of the later pack-ins, coming out after ONM had their big […]

ONM Remembered – Pack-In Week, day 5

“But have no fear, loyal Kongsters, ‘cos your ONM tips book is here to guide you through even the toughest race…” from Diddy Kong Racing Advanced Driver’s Manual (pack-in with Official Nintendo Magazine issue 64, December 1997)

ONM Remembered – Pack-In Week, day 4

“Reset Button: This button resets your N64 if, for instance, you’re fed up to the back teeth with the somewhat lengthy ‘congratulations’ sequence in Mario Kart 64.” from The Nintendo 64 Companion (pack-in with N64 Magazine issue 11, January 1998)

ONM Remembered – Pack-In Week, day 3

“Miyamoto says he’d like to see penguins in all his N64 games. Fortunately these aren’t like Mario Kart‘s kamikaze fowl!” from 64 Solutions: Pilot Wings / Wave Race (pack-in with 64 Magazine issue 14, April 1998)

ONM Remembered – Pack-In Week, day 2

“Pelt the Mystery Ball to the right of Miss Warp 1 to expose Surprise Balls that lead you to a Warp Vase.” from Yoshi’s Story Player’s Guide (pack-in with Official Nintendo Magazine issue 68, May 1998)

ONM Remembered – Pack-In Week, day 1

“Mario Kart 64 is the first N64 racing game to be released in the UK and, not surprisingly, it’s a cracker.” from Mario Kart 64 Skids In! (pack-in with Official Nintendo Magazine issue 58, July 1997)

ONM Remembered – prelude to Pack-In Week

“Very, very fast at top speed, but you’ll never get Tommy there, as he’s so fat that his cornering and acceleration don’t exist in this universe. Sorry Tommy, we defend anyone’s right to eat burgers all day (or Ginster’s Chicken and Mushroom Slices, in our case), but to be honest, you’re useless.” from N64 Magazine […]

ONM Remembered – #200

“Did you know that, in GoldenEye 007, you can shoot someone in the leg once and they’ll still live? Well, if you didn’t, try it on Natalya. She’ll appreciate it.” from N64 Magazine issue 9 (December 1997)

ONM Remembered – #197

“And not forgetting: Fidel Castro! Idi Amin! That bloke from Mozambique!” from N64 Magazine issue 9 (December 1997) Besides being a mighty fine magazine, one thing that netted N64 Magazine further acclaim was its great tradition of swamping readers in pack-in guides, cheat lists and other booklets full of goodies. Although most were a very […]

ONM Remembered – #103

“Valentine’s Day… send Princess Peach a card!” from Official Nintendo Magazine issue…?

ONM Remembered – #70

“Is your card a Mega Mario or an import also-ran…?” from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 63 (December 1997)

ONM Remembered – #67

“You’ll love the free Nintendo All Star Battle Cards that came free with this month’s NOM.” from Official Nintendo Magazine issue 114 (March 2002)