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Computer Gaming World Issue 29

ISSUE: 29Content


  • Battlegroup and Mech Brigade (Jay Selover takes on a double-dose of Gary Grigsby-designed goodness by reviewing these two war games)
  • Psi 5 Trading Company (Johnny Wilson reviews this real-time space combat title)
  • Macintosh Window (Frank C. Boosman joins the CGW crew with his new Mac gaming column)
  • Battle of the Atlantic (William H. Harrington reviews this naval combat sim from the last days of World War II)
  • Universe II (Mark Bausman was a playstester for Omnitrend's latest game. Here's how that went over...)
  • Island of Kesmai (Patricia Fitzgibbons pens her twelfth tele-gaming column by reviewing this multi-player CompuServe RPG)


  • Taking a Peek:
    • Garry Kitchen's Gamemaker (C64/C128/Apple)
    • Alter Ego (Female) (C64/Apple/Mac/IBM)
    • The Music Studio (C64/C128/Atari 800/IBM/Amiga/Atari ST)
    • Spitfire 40 (C64/C128)
    • World Geography (C64)
    • Mind Mirror (IBM)
    • World's Greatest Baseball Game (C64/C128/Apple/IBM)
    • Super Silver Disk series (C64/C128)
    • Micro-Scrabble (French) (C64)
    • GBA Championship Basketball: Two on Two (C64/C128)
    • Intrigue (C64/C128/Apple)
    • Infiltrator (C64/C128)
    • Shadowfire (C64/C128)
    • A View to Kill (Apple)
    • Stephen King's The Mist (Apple)
    • Endless (C64/C128)
    • Floyd the Droid (C64/C128)

    [*]Scorpion's Tale (Interplay's early illustrated text adventure game Borrowed Time feels Scorpia's sting)

    [*]Sports Scoreboard (Rick Teverbaugh attends to the computer golf community)

    [*]Over There! (News, views and gossip straight from the UK courtesy of Leslie B. Bunder)

    [*]Strategically Speaking (Reader-submitted tips for the following games):

    • Autoduel
    • Carrier Force
    • War in Russia

    [*]Micro Reviews:

    • Countdown to Shutdown (C64/Apple II)
    • Moebius (Apple II)
    • Norway 1985 (Apple/C64)
    • Clash of Wills (Atari/C64)
    • Adventures In Flesh (Apple II+/Atari/C64)
    • The Black Death (Apple II+/Atari/C64)
    • Make Millions (Mac)

    [*]Reader Input Device

    [*]Game Ratings

Notable Stuff:

  • No reference to Psalm 9:1-2 on the masthead.
  • Mind Mirror was designed by none other than Dr. Timothy Leary, he of LSD experimentation fame.
  • Super Silver Disk is a series of UK import titles available in the US in a 2-for-1 format.
  • A View to Kill is based on the James Bond film of the same name.

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    Title: Computer Gaming World Issue 29
    Month: June
    Year: 1986
    Publisher: Ziff Davis Media
    Editor: Russell Sipe
    Pages: 50
    Price: $2.95
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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