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This page contains a collection of articles and specials on this website, as well as interviews I have granted to web and paper magazines during the years.

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Intervista a Luca "_MADrigal_" Antignano
(Interview with Luca "_MADrigal_" Antignano)

M3: Mini Mania Magazine, Italy
16/02/2000 and 02/03/2000

My interview on a very popular (now defunct) Italian website on handheld gaming consoles. The Italian version was published first, then the English version was made available. They have been moved to Emuita.it after the closure of M3 (around 2002).
As of 2014, the online version is available at this page.

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「ドンキーコング」 シㇼーズコンプㇼート
(Donkey Kong series complete)

Game Labo, Japan
Issue 5/2001 (5/2001)

An article on handhelds simulation, providing details how to download, install and play the games released by me and a few other programmers.

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El origen de los videojuegos
(The origin of videogames)

PC Mania, Spain
Issue 21 (6/2001)

A short article on my handhelds simulators and website.

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Focus: Gli handhelds e la simulazione
(Focus on handheld games and simulation)

The Games Machine, Italy
Issue 161 (10/2002)

My interview on the most important and long-lasting Italian paper magazine on videogames.

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Interview with "MADrigal"

Connect Emulation, U.S.A.
14/10/2002

My interview on a very popular (now defunct) U.S. website on videogames emulation.
As of 2014, the online version is no longer available.

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Il mondo degli handhelds e la simulazione
(The world of handheld games and simulation)

Emuitalia.com, Italy
11/2002

My interview on a very popular (now defunct) Italian website on videogames emulation. This is the "extended" version of the interview published on The Games Machine n. 161 of 10/2002.
As of 2014, the online version is no longer available.

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Game ages

Cheat!, Japan
Issue 1 (Autumn 2006)

An article on Game & Watch simulators made by several programmers, including me. The magazine includes a free CD-ROM containing the Game & Watch simulators mentioned in the article.

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Game ages

Cheat!, Japan
Issue 2 (Winter 2006-2007)

An article on handheld games simulators made by several programmers, including me. The magazine includes a free CD-ROM containing the handheld games mentioned in the article.

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Quando il divertimento e' emulazione
(When fun means emulation)

Game, Italy
Issue 15 (02/2007)

My interview on a recent Italian paper magazine on videogames, originally given for free in the Rome area, now available as a free digital download from Gameplayer.it.

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Intervista a Luca Antignano
(Interview with Luca Antignano)

Game, Italy
01/02/2007

The interview published on Game n. 15 was also made available on the supporting website, Gameplayer.it.
As of 2014, the online version is available at this page.

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Madrigal: Programmare un Game & Watch
(Madrigal: How to programme a Game & Watch)

Gamers, Italy
Issue 3 (06/2007)

Part 1 of my in-depth tutorial about programming handhelds simulators featuring examples and pictures. Part 2 has never been published because the editor ceased its activity after publishing Part 1 on "Gamers No. 3."

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Interview with Luca Antignano

Good Deal Games, U.S.A.
27/06/2008

My interview on a very popular U.S. website on classic videogames and homebrew products.
As of 2014, the online version is available at this page.

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Voglia di "schiacciapensieri" e "Game & Watch" ancora oggi? Madrigal pensa a noi
(Still desiring handheld games and Game & Watch nowadays? Madrigal comes in aid)

Re.Bit, Italy
Issue 15 (26/09/2011)

A nice article on my handheld games simulation project.
As of 2014, the online version is available at this page.

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Il ritorno degli "Schiacciapensieri"
(The return of the handheld games)

The Retrogames Machine, Italy
19/07/2013

A nice article about my handheld games simulation project, written by a dear Italian friend on his website, with information and photos of the games.
As of 2013, the online version is available at this page.

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Der Inoffizielle G&W Sammlerkatalog
(The unofficial G&W catalogue)

David Gschmeidler and Gerhard Meyer, Austria
11/2013

A superb book with detailed information and hundreds of pictures on Nintendo Game & Watch, also mentioning my simulation project.
As of 2014, the German version of the book can be ordered from this page. The English version will be released in late 2014.
Reproduced under the authors' permission.

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O Fantástico Simulador de Game & Watch
(The fantastic Game & Watch Simulators)

Antonioborba.com, Brazil
04/04/2014

A wonderful article from a dear Brazilian friend's blog, about my handheld games simulation project, full of details.
As of 2014, the online version is available at this page.

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MADrigal's Simulators

RetroEdicola Videoludica, Italy
Issue 2 (10/2014)

A passionate article on my simulation project written by the videogames guru, Andrea Pastore, published on a popular Italian free-press magazine.
As of 2014, the complete version of the magazine is available as a free digital download from this page.
Reproduced under the authors' permission.

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Programmare un Game & Watch
(How to programme a Game & Watch)

RetroEdicola Videoludica, Italy
Issue 3 (07/2015)

Part 1 of my in-depth tutorial about programming handhelds simulators featuring examples and pictures, previously published on "Gamers No. 3.".
As of 2015, the complete version of the magazine is available as a free digital download from this page.
Reproduced under the authors' permission.

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An Interview with Luca Antignano (aka MADrigal)

iAmRetro, Greece
23/09/2015

My interview on a very popular Greek website on classic videogames and homebrew products.
As of 2015, the online version is available at this page.

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