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Electronic Games LC2 Issue 12

ISSUE: 12Content

PRIMARY SYSTEMS COVERAGE

  • Sega Genesis
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • MS-DOS
  • PC CD-ROM
  • Macintosh CD-ROM
  • Atari Jaguar
  • Atari Lynx
  • TurboDuo / Turbografx-16
  • arcade

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

FEATURES

Jaguar Roars to Life

Atari give us a look into the next wave of gaming with their incredible Jaguar machine. Once again, EG gets the inside info! ('The Jaguar Roars - Atari's New Multimedia System Springs to Life' by Joyce Worley; artist rendition shown)

Players' Guide to Fall and Winter Games

Our editors take an in-depth look at what's scheduled to hit the shelves in the coming months. We give you the scoop on the latest and greates video, portable and computer games that you'll be checking out later this year. ('Rating the Fall-Winter Computer Games,' 'The Hot New Portables;' collection of related articles; some article titles surmised:)

  • 16-Bit Hits Its Stride (by Joyce Worley & the Editorial Staff)
  • Hot floppies ride the cutting edge (by Arnie Katz & the Editorial Staff)
  • Fall/Winter Carts for Game Boy, Game Gear, and Lynx (by Bill Kunkel & the EG Staff)

Dungeons and Dragons

SSI and D&D have combined to bring adventurous gamers some of the best RPGs to the computer screen. We take a brief look at how D&D became a prime mover, and plans for the future. ('Adventures Unlimited: What's Next for SSI's Dungeons & Dragons?' by Bill Kunkel)

Multimedia Explosion

Multimedia games have been on the forefront of gaming for some time, but they really haven't exploded onto the scene. All that is about to change. (collection of related articles; some article titles surmised:)

  • EG's First Annual Multimedia Report (by Bill Kunkel)
  • A Look At Multimedia: Which System Is For Me? (by Joyce Worley)

EG Interview - Paul Samulski

We bring you the story of Acclaim's hot new release from an insider's point of view. (EG Interview: The Man Behind Mortal Kombat - Acclaim Pulls No Punches in Bringing MK Home' by Bill Kunkel)

DEPARTMENTS

Power On! - Kid Stuff, Sez Who? (editorial by Arnie Katz)

Feedback ('Feedback: Letters From Our Readers')

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

  • Bubsy Bounces to TV
  • Accolade Signs Sir Charles
  • SEGA Plans Toys
  • Sega Unveils Plans
  • Kaneco Licenses Three Carts
  • CD-I Upgrades to FMV
  • Tandy Realigns PC Business
  • Proposed Shows Challenge CES
  • Frame That Game!
  • No Consumers At SCES '94
  • Texas Teen Wins StarFox Prize
  • Spectrum HoloByte, MicroProse Merge
  • MPEG Becomes Data Standard
  • Acclaim Signs Movie Deal
  • Play the Game, Read the Book
  • FlightLink Games Go International
  • Top Video Games - As of June 15, 1993
  • Disney Characters Save Screens
  • Roller Coaster's Role As Screen Saver
  • Top Software for June 1993
  • Top Coin-Ops of July 1993
  • EG Readers' Popularity Poll - August 1993
  • Castlevania Blood Spills on Genesis
  • Palm-size Zoomer Gets Games
  • EA Debuts 4-Player Adapter

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

Insert Coin Here - Let The Games Begin (by Jay Carter; arcade coverage)

Game Doctor - Answers, Answers + More Answers! (by The Game Doctor; Q&A)

Fandom Central - Unite or Fie! (fanzine commentary and reviews by Arnie Katz)

  • The Atari Zone Vol. 5/#3
  • Fantazine #2
  • The Gaming Edge #1
  • Game Force #2
  • High Density #1
  • Video Game Review #5

Video Game Gallery (cart/card video game reviews)

  • Mortal Kombat (SNES)
  • Mortal Kombat (Gen)
  • Vegas Stakes (SNES)
  • T2: Judgement Day (SNES)
  • Jurassic Park (Gen)
  • Rocket Knight Adventures (Gen)
  • Street Fighter II Turbo (SNES)
  • Magical Chase (TG16,TurboDuo)
  • Super Bomberman (SNES)
  • Bill Walsh College Football (Gen)
  • Win Commander: The Secret Missions (SNES)

Software Gallery (disk computer game reviews)

  • Prince of Persia 2 (DOS)
  • Rags to Riches (DOS)
  • Blue Force (DOS)
  • Might & Magic: Dark Side of Xeen (DOS)
  • Aces Over Europe (DOS)
  • Eternam (DOS)
  • Lunar Command (DOS)

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

  • Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (PC CD)
  • Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective III (PC CD, MacCD)

Portable Playtime (portable game reviews)

  • King of the Ring (GB)

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

  • StarFox (SNES; winning review by Nick Fox-Gieg, runner-up review by Eric Alog)

Playing It Smart - A Trio For Learners (by Joyce Worley; edutainment coverage)

The Kunkel Report - SCES Notebook (by Bill Kunkel)

Test Lab - Accessorizing the Game Boy (by Ed Dille)

Lore (book reviews)

  • Compute's Conquering Zelda Adventures, 2nd Ed.
  • The Complete Wargames Handbook: How to Play, Design & Find Them

Gaming On-Line - Boxing the Shadow (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:

Special thinks to Jeff Manglat for the incredible Mortal Kombat cover - Also to Acclaim and Midway who hold the rights to all of these characters.

Cliff Spohn - EG Interview

Bill Vahn - Jaguar Feature

And now for this month's special announcement - Next month is our first anniversary issue, and all of us here at EG are so excited to still have jobs that we have decided to offer - to ten readers only - autographed copies of EG vol. 2 no. 1, the first anniversary issue. All you have to do is send in a card saying why EG is the best game magazine out there. Go ahead, lie a little, our good friends at EGM won't care. Send entries to EG is Best; c/o Marc; 1920 Highland Ave. #222; Lombard, IL 60148. The #1 prize winner will get a set of the first 13 issues of EG, All Signed! (Write in and pretend you care.) (All standard rules apply, void where prohibited by law or other natural forces.) And by the way, we have donated the hyphen from our cover to charity.



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    Title: Electronic Games LC2 Issue 12
    Month: September
    Year: 1993
    Publisher: Decker Publications
    Editor: Arnie Katz
    Pages: 100
    Price: $3.95 USA, $4.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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