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Video Games (1982)

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  1. Video Games Issue 03 (December 1982)

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  2. Video Games Issue 18 (March 1984)

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  3. Video Games Issue 19 (April 1984)

    Volume 2, Number 7
    April 1984

    FEATURES
    MIND OVER MATTER
    New controls for new video goes one step beyond!

    SPECIAL SECTION
    GOING FULL-CYCLE
    Williams' laserdisc Star Rider gets on track plus
    How Williams puts "you" in the game.

    CONVENTIONAL WISDOM
    Spotlighting developments at the Winter CES.

    BEATING THE COIN-OPS
    Tips and strategies for Discs of Tron and Star Wars.

    DEPARTMENTS

    HYPERSPACE
    Insights into the issue at hand.

    BLIPS
    Five bytes to a new you; getting crypt-ic; learning is fundamental;
    a healthy start; computer age dry cleaning; the "N' teams and more.

    STATS

    DOUBLE SPEAK
    Video Games' readers speak out.

    GAME EFFORTS
    Getting a handle on your game with controls at your feet.

    COIN-OP
    Arcade games with a sporting chance:
    NFL Football, Spy Hunter, Mr. Do's Castle.

    FLIP SIDE
    Coming to terms with the pinball revival:
    Sharpshooter II and Soccer Kings.

    SOFT SPOT
    Designs on video games: Space Shuttle, Mr. Do, Rabbit Transit.

    HARDSELL
    An in-depth look at the first Coleco ADAMs.

    BOOK BEAT
    Getting down to BASICs.

    COMPUTER CORNER
    Fun and games with electronic marvels: Spitball, Astrol Patrol,
    Salmon Run, Mr. Robot and his Robot Factory, Moonbase Io and more.

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  4. Video Games Issue 21 (Fall 1984)

    FEATURES
    Just For The Fun Of It
    The wonderful world of the Three Stooges and Mylstar Electronics AND the chance to win your own arcade game!
    That Championship Season
    Video Games reports on the Track & Field Tournament.
    Atari's New Game In Town
    Too much, too late.
    Flipping Out Over Pinball
    Game Plan keeps going at full tilt Plus Win your very own pinball machine in VG's special "When Lit Trivia Contest".
    The Last Starfighter
    Will this screen gem be summer's blockbuster hit?
    A Sight To Behold
    Exidy brings on Crossbow-the big brain game!
    Going For The Gold Contest Results
    The correct answers to last issue's Track & Field quiz and the name of our grand prize winner.
    SEPECIAL SECTION
    Walter Day
    The trials and tribulations of the king of the video game capital.
    Beating The Coin-Ops
    Tips and strategies for mastering Track & Field and Cliff Hanger.
    DEPARTMENTS
    HYPERSPACE
    Insight s into the is sue at hand.
    BLIPS
    Video games take off into outer space; the return of Intellivision; getting graphic with the Animation Station from Suncom; going through the changes with Masterplay 5200 Interface; sittin' pretty with the new Balans chair and computer camping directories .
    DOUBLE SPEAK
    Video Games ' readers speak out.
    COMPUTER CORNER
    Teaching an old VIC new tricks plus Centipede; Night Mission Pinball; Turmoil ; Gridrunner; Lazer Zone; Cohen's Towers and Donkey Kong.
    GAME EFFORTS
    Taking Coleco's Roll er Controllers for a spin!
    COIN-OP SHOP
    High drama in the arcade world: Atari 's Firefox, Cinematronics / Magicom / Don Bluth's Space Ace and more.
    SOFT SPOT
    A mixed bag of video cart attractions: Pressure Cooker; Air Raiders; Ken Uston Blackjack-Poker; Wizard of Wor; Victory; Sewer Sam; Boing! and lots more.
    STATS

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  5. Video Games Issue 01 (August 1982)

    Video Games Issue 01 (August 1982)

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  6. Video Games Issue 02 (October 1982)

    FEATURES
    VIDEO GAMES Interview: Tim Skelly
    One of a growing list of unmasked, eager-to-talk game designers, Skelly's topics include his recent game Reactor, his days at Cinematronics and theta wave meditation. Interview by Neil Tesser.
    Video Games Go to the Movies
    Tron and Starblasters are sure-fire evidence of Hollywood's latest love affair. Sue Adamo files a report.
    The Art of Video Games
    How do all those pretty pictures get on to the video screen? Bob Mecoy provides some answers and also takes a revealing peek into the future.
    Coleco Has a Vision- Better Games for All
    What's in a name? Steve Bloom examines the past, present and immediate future of this extremely ambitious toy manufacturer.
    SPECIAL SECTION
    ROGER DIONNE'S A BUYER'S GUIDE TO HOME VIDEO GAMES
    Dionne dissects 19 of the most popular and/ or up-and-coming cartridges, including Defender, Star Strike and The Quest for the Rings. Adapted from the Banbury book.
    DEPARTMENTS
    HYPERSPACE
    A few words of hype from the editor.
    DOUBLE SPEAK
    Some words of advice from our readers.
    BLIPS
    Death of a gamer, Applefest reviewed, new software on the block, Apollo's story, the latest legal news, last call for computer camp.
    DR. VIDEO
    Ever wonder what all that game playing is doing to your eyes? Our resident optometrist, Dr. Arnold Sherman, has.
    BOOK BEAT
    John "Hey Buddy! Can You Spare a Quarter?" Holmstrom can't stand all those "beat-the-games" books. Can you?
    COIN-OP SHOP
    Nobody reviews 'em better than Eugene "Defender/ Stargate/ Robotron" Jarvis. Everyone's favorite game designer takes a look .at Turbo, Zaxxon, Dig Dug, Robby Roto and Grand Champion.
    HARD SELL
    Got $300? Wanna blow it on a TY-game system? Roger Dionne narrows your choice down to Intellivision and Astrocade.
    COMIC RELIEF
    Vidiosyncratic views of arcade life from Matt Howarth, Lou Stathis, Peter Bagge and John Holmstrom (again?). Illustrated
    OUTTAKES

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  7. Video Games Issue 16 (January 1984)

    FEATURES
    Hollywood Style Bits and Bytes
    Whiz Kids' Executive Producer Phil DeGuere takes you behind-the-scenes of his hit TV show.
    The Art Side Of Video Games
    The wave of the future: An artistic view of "Moondust" and "Lifespan".
    Harry Williams
    A last tribute to a coin-op legend.
    SPECIAL SECTION
    Blasting Into the Laser Disc Age!
    A look at the latest entries: Cliff Hanger and Pitchman
    Beating The Coin-Ops
    Tips and strategies for the latest arcade games.
    The Untold History of Video Games
    Discovering the true beginnings and some revealing facts.
    DEPARTMENTS
    HYPERSPACE
    Insights into the issue at hand.
    DOUBLE SPEAK
    VIDEO GAMES' readers speak out.
    BLIPS
    Wizardry wonders, video games blues, world champs go for the gold, dialing for dollars, a TKO before the starting bell.
    HARD SELL
    The Commodore 64: A computer for all ages.
    COIN-OP SHOP
    Paying the price for excellence: Cliff Hanger, M.A.C.H. 3, Aztarac and more.
    FLIP SIDE
    Changing Times: Centaur II and Rack 'Em Up.
    SOFT SPOT
    The sleeping giant awakens: Robot Tank, Happy Trails, Battlezone, Pole Position, Super Cobra and more.
    COMPUTER CORNER
    A giant leap ahead for computer games: Cannonball Blitz, Astro Chase, and more.
    GAME EFFORTS
    Some gift-giving wonders: Table-tops, hand-helds and dual-screen games.
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