If you need a quick and heavy dose of gaming nostalgia, there is no better solution than flipping through an old video game magazine. Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) has been around for nearly 20 years and now you can easily browse through their very first issue in PDF format. Phillyman from Retromags.com was finally able to track down this premier issue in good condition and scan it for us all to enjoy.
Download the EGM #1
Buy The Real Thing on eBay
If you would like to own the real thing, Phillyman is now putting this very issue up on eBay in order to raise funds for the site and pass the joy onto someone new. (I will probably join in on the bidding myself)
Get Involved With Retromags
If you willing to contribute to this great archiving project another way or would just like to learn more about it, please check out this post from a while back.
Just to let you know, I will be working with RetroMags by sending in some of my early EGMs to be scanned so it will bring Phillyman very near to completing his collection of the first two years of Electronic Gaming Monthly (1988 and 1989). He will still be missing a few issues, so please contact him if you are able to help out.