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Atari Age Issue 9

ISSUE: 9Content

(The following is loosely based on this issue's Table of Contents with (notes) and bullet lists added for clarity.)

(A Contest Entry form, Order form, and Atari Club Christmas catalog (with order form & return envelope) are included with this issue.)

Free Cartridge Offer (free Warlords, Asteroids, or Video Pinball game with Atari Club order of $40.00 or more)

Captain's Log (editorial by Steve Morgenstern; includes table of contents)

New Cartridge Report (new & upcoming releases)

  • Dig Dug (2600,5200)
  • Joust (2600,5200)
  • Gravitar (2600; 'An Atari Club Exclusive')
  • Moon Patrol (2600)
  • SwordQuest WaterWorld (2600)

Kids' Cartridge Report

  • Atari Sesame Street Library
    • Cookie Monster Munch (2600)
    • Alpha Beam with Ernie (2600)
  • Sorcerer's Apprentice (2600)

Atari News (news coverage)

  • Atari Creates Special Effects For Superman III
  • Atari Founder Signs Home Video Game Agreement (Atari acquires consumer rights to Sente coin-op games)
  • Atari Reorganizes, Greets New CEO (James J. Morgan)
  • SwordQuest FireWorld Finalists Chosen
  • Hero Programmer Nabs Hit-And-Run Suspect (Dave Theurer, creator of Tempest)

Sneak Peeks (previews)

  • Mario Bros. Is Coming
  • 2600 Keyboard Postponed

Casebook of R. Cade (prose)

Your Turn (reader submitted stuff; artwork, brainteasers, 'Countermeasure' tip)

Master Strategy Guide (reader submitted Vanguard strategies)

ComputerWorks ('This Issue: Should There Be A Home Computer In Your Home?')

ARC Program ('ARCS - Club Currency;' Atari Redemption Certificates)

Game-Grams (reader mail; shares page with 'Solution Section')

Solution Section (Harv's Dilemma contest results, Your Turn puzzle results, this issue's Casebook of R. Cade solution; shares page with 'Game-Grams')

The Atari Institute ('The Atari Institute: Meeting The Future Now')

Critics' Choice (Defender; review press quotes)

Contest ('Atari Club Contest - Editor Hunt')

Coin Video Corner (arcade coverage)

  • Crystal Castles
  • Official Atari Coin Video Records (high scores)

Kid Stuff (activities for kids)

5200 Flash (5200 coverage)

  • 'Atari 5200 Baseball'
  • Vanguard


(Atari Age regularly included Atari Club mail-order advertisements in lieu of traditional advertising:)

  • 'Win A Prize Fit For A King!' (SwordQuest WaterWorld)
  • 'Prepare To Joust' (2600,5200 Joust)
  • 'You'll Dig Dig Dug' (2600,5200 Dig Dug)
  • 'Special Savings On Selected Atari 2600 Games!' (cart list; shares page with Content Entry form and Order form)
  • 'Family Fun From Atari' (Alpha Beam With Ernie, Cookie Monster Munch, Atari Kid's Controller, The Sorcerer's Apprentice)
  • Moon Patrol (back cover)

(Also promoted this issue:)

  • 'We Want More Members!' (Atari Club membership promo; includes two $1, 1-year membership forms)
  • 'Video Game Masters Competition' (three pages; competition details and Gravitar advertisement)

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    Title: Atari Age Issue 9
    Month: September/October
    Year: 1983
    Publisher: The Atari Club
    Editor: Steve Morgenstern
    Pages: 36
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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