Update 3.0.5 of the nice Magazine Basic theme published in august 2015 proves to be child unfriendly.
After installing this update one will be confronted with as series of fatal errors so one will be forced to recode the child as well. This is not the idea behind using a child to make adaptations to a theme.
At the moment I am still working on the adaptation of Compact Magazine. This child can be seen in use at Bootjesgek.nl.
First thing I found so far is unnecessary renaming functions called mb to bavotasan:
mb_theme_options( ‘excerpt_content’ ) into:
As I work along, I will keep you informed. I opened a topic at WordPress Support