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Electronic Games LC2 Issue 11

ISSUE: 11Content

PRIMARY SYSTEMS COVERAGE

Sega Genesis
Sega CD
Sega Game Gear
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Nintendo Entertainment System
Nintendo Game Boy
MS-DOS
3DO
TurboDuo / Turbografx-16 Super CD-ROM
Barcode Battler
arcade

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(TOC transcription follows, with (notes) and bullet lists added for clarity)

FEATURES

Player's Guide to Interactive Cartoons and Comics
Why just watch or read cartoons when you can live them? This blockbuster section takes you behind the scenes to meet the designers and developers, and to get reactions to the games from the biggest names in animation and comics. ('The Players' Guide to Interactive Cartoons;' a collection of related articles; some article titles surmised:)

  • Playing Toons on a Cartridge (by Bill Kunkel)
  • Toons in my Pocket (by Bill Kunkel; includes 'The Making of Aladdin' sidebar)
  • From Panels to Game Screens (by Bill Kunkel)
  • The Originals - Cartoon Characters Created for Gaming (by Bill Kunkel)
  • Computer-toons and Comic Strips (by Bill Kunkel)

3DO Preview
The 3DO gaming environment is turning many heads. Will it be the next video gaming/interactive software revolution? EG scouts the latest developments for this upcoming system. ('EG Previews the Games of 3DO' by the Editors of Electronic Games)

Summer CES Review
This sophisticated gaming magazine continues its tradition of fast-hitting reports from the Consumer Electronics Show. The editors combed the aisles and secluded hotel suites to give you a first look at the top video, computer, portable and multimedia games on display in Chicago. ('CES Express - Our Editors Pick the Best New Games' by the Editors of Electronic Games)

EG Bids on Bridge Games
We put all the cards on the table in this discerning look at the hotly competitive field of electronic bridge games. ('"Bridge"ing The Gap: The Confrontation of the Card Games!' by Ed Dille)

DEPARTMENTS

Power On! - The Games, They Are a-Changin' (editorial by Arnie Katz)

Feedback ('Feedback: Letters From Our Readers')

Hotline ('EG Hotline' compiled by Joyce Worley & Ross Chamberlain; news section)

  • Sony Buys Psygnosis
  • Kidder Tends Bar In CD Thriller
  • Cubic Twist: Play the Box
  • Sega to Test Game Channel
  • Aero Swings To Genesis, SNES
  • Paramont Turns Interactive
  • White Men Can't Jump In Carts Either
  • Pad Preprogrammed With Multi-Moves
  • Bignet Goes To Extreme
  • IBM, EA Create Family Computer
  • Mortal Kombat Fans Get The Pit
  • Kirby Sets NES MEG Record
  • Epyx Games On FlightLink Planes
  • EA Sports Signs Bill Walsh
  • Sega Games Age-Rated
  • 3DO Players Introduced
  • Broderbund Maps A New Route
  • Sierra Builds Prodigy Gate
  • Sega Supports Kid's AIDS Concert
  • Toolworks Makes Amazing Deal
  • Westwood Upgrades Kyrandia for CD
  • Mad Dog Rides Home Range
  • SFII: The Movie
  • Maxis Signs ScreenMagic
  • Search for Stats In Return to Zork
  • Play Freely With Mouseman Cordless
  • Konami Builds U.S. R&D Center
  • Win Derby Prizes With Quarter Pole
  • Ink Takes Pen To SimCity
  • EG Readers' Popularity Poll - July 1993
  • Duo Lands in Hobby Stores
  • Top Coin-Ops - June 1993
  • Top Selling Software - May 1993
  • Nintendo Stats
  • Commodore to Enter 32-Bit Derby
  • Modem-to-Modem in Delphi Game Room
  • Balance the Scales On Serpent Isle
  • Homey Plays MS-DOS
  • Top Video Games - As of May 17, 1993
  • Sierra Network Adds NTN Games
  • Super Off Road Player Wins Toyota
  • Spectrum HoloByte Gets Bullet-Proof
  • Konami Quits Computers
  • Deer River Offers Vacations on CD
  • Quick Fix For Indy 500

A Look To The East (by Marc Camron; this department is not listed in this issue's TOC)

Insert Coin Here - Summer Stock (by Jay Carter; arcade coverage)

Game Doctor - Question Quest! (Q&A)

Fandom Central - Thirty Years of Fanzines (fanzine commentary and reviews by Arnie Katz)

  • Classic Systems & Games V2; #5
  • Digital Press #11
  • Dystopia #1
  • Fantazine #1
  • In Between the Lines #2
  • IntelliVision Lines #7
  • Random Access #1
  • The Shape of Gaming to Come #8
  • SNES Gaming #2
  • Spectrum #2
  • Super Gamer #9
  • Uproar #2
  • Viewpoint #1

Video Game Gallery (cart/card video game reviews)

  • General Chaos (Gen)
  • Final Fight 2 (SNES)
  • Kirby's Adventure (NES)
  • Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego? (SNES)
  • Micro Machines (Gen)
  • Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing (SNES)
  • Rock & Roll Racing (SNES)

Software Gallery (disk computer game reviews)

  • Protostar: War on the Frontier (DOS)
  • National Lampoon: Chess Maniac 5 Billion and 1 (DOS)
  • Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist (DOS)
  • Eye of the Beholder III: Assault on Myth Drannor (DOS)
  • Daughter of Serpents (DOS)
  • Hoyle Classic Card Games (DOS)
  • Flashback: The Quest for Identity (DOS)
  • El-Fish (DOS)

CD Gallery (CD-ROM computer and video game reviews)

  • Exile: Wicked Phenomenon (TurboDuo,TG16SCD)
  • Final Fight CD (SCD)

Portable Playtime (portable game reviews)

  • Tesserae (GG)
  • Spider-Man 3: Invasion of the Spider-Slayers (GB)

The Jury (reader-submitted game reviews recurring contest; includes 'Join the Jury' sidebar)

  • Ecco the Dolphin (Gen; winning review by Dan Thomas MacInnes; runner-up review by Brian N. Pacula)

Playing It Smart - The Longest Trail (by Joyce Worley; edutainment coverage)

The Kunkel Report - Read This Book! (by Bill Kunkel; review of David Sheff's 'Game Over')

Test Lab - Convenience Store Wars (by Ed Dille; Barcode Battler handheld system review)

Lore (book reviews)

  • An Official Player's Guide to Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Populous: The Official Strategy Guide for Populous & Populous II

Gaming On-Line - Updates & Innovations (by Ed Dille; online networks coverage)

Coming Soon/EG Poll ('Coming Attractions' (next issue)/reader poll)

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(TOC cover credits/fine print:)

About the art - We at EG would like to thank the following artists for their contributions to this issue:

Thanks to the folks at Disney and to Laurie Thornton at Capcom for supplying us with the fantastic Disney's Alladin(sic) Cover Art - Cover
Eric Curry - All department logos, and various photography
Cliff Spohn - EG Interview
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    Title: Electronic Games LC2 Issue 11
    Month: August
    Year: 1993
    Publisher: Decker Publications
    Editor: Arnie Katz
    Pages: 100
    Price: $3.95 USA, $4.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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