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Electronic Games LC2 Issue 13

ISSUE: 13Content


  • Sega Genesis
  • Sega CD
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Sega Game Gear
  • Macintosh CD-ROM
  • arcade


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

(Although listed in this issue's TOC, the 'Gaming On-Line' department does not make an appearance.)


BJ and the Blitzkrieg

Castle Wolfenstein 3D was a huge success on the PC platform, and our editors got a sneak peek at the Super NES version. Mein Leiben! Get ready for action! ('Wolfenstein: An Exclusive 3-D EG Preview' by Arnie Katz)

ClayFighter(sic) Puts a New twist on Fighting Games

Here's a preview of one of the most anticipated games of the year! ClayFighter(sic) brings hilarious animation and fantastic game play to the Super NES, to the delight of gamers everywhere! ('Clay Fighter Breaks the Mold: An Advance Look at the Sophisticated Fighting Game' by Arnie Katz)

Player's Guide to Science Fiction Games

EG powers up the transporters to beam aboard the very best in sci-fi games and simulations. You'll find and(sic) in-depth look at the latest and greatest games that will take you to places you've never seen. (a collection of related articles:)

  • Blast off with Sci-Fi Video Games! - Publishers are launching a record number of futuristic carts and CD disks for video game consoles. (by Arnie Katz)
  • Walker: A.B.S.: Evolution of a Killing Machine (by Scott Wolf)
  • Real Space Adventures (by Joyce Worley)
  • You gotta keep on Trekkin' (by Bill Kunkel)
  • Sci-Fi Chess (by Bill Kunkel)
  • The World of Xanth (by Marc Camron)

EG Interview - Daryl Gates

You read it right! Gates is lending a hand in developing the next Police Quest game. Sierra has enlisted the former police chief of Los Angeles for his expertise in the field. EG gets the priority info on how this occurred and what to expect from the upcoming game. ('EG Interview - Down Mean Street With Daryl F. Gates - An Interview with the controversial man behind Police Quest IV, and an early look at the game' by Russ Ceccola; includes 'Police Quest 4: Interview with Tammy Dargan' sidebar)

Special EG Preview: Super Street Fighter II Four New Characters - Same Intense Action! (this mini-feature is not listed in this issue's TOC)


Power On! - Sense and Censorship (editorial by Arnie Katz)

Feedback ('Feedback: Letters From Our Readers')

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

  • HBO Tunes In Crystal Dynamics
  • First Pix of Bubsy's Special
  • Aikman Q'backs Tradewest
  • President Stars in 3DO Game
  • Sierra to Leave Coarsegold
  • Core Becomes Tengen Affiliate
  • AT&T Logs On Sierra Network
  • Global Golf Goes Back to Clubhouse
  • Deep River Wades Into CD Adventure
  • Sammy Drops Ping Pong
  • EG Readers' Popularity Poll
  • Epyx Plans Merger With Bridgestone
  • 3 Games Bundled With Game Blaster
  • Mario Turns Schoolmaster
  • Sierra Explores Outer Space
  • Russell Means Stars in Under a Killing Moon
  • Where Giants Walk ('Behind the Headlines' with Joyce Worley)
  • MouseMitt now Fits Heavy Paws
  • Wing Commander World Spawns SF Books
  • NAKI Starts Hotline
  • Tribune Co. Buys Into Multimedia
  • Sanctuary Woods does Once upon A Forest
  • Top Video Games as of July 13, 1993
  • Top Coin-Ops of August 1993
  • Flashback: The Start of Computer Gaming

Insert Coin Here - Highlights of Hi-Tech (by Jay Carter; arcade coverage)

Game Doctor - You Say Q, I Say A (Q&A)

Fandom Central - Shopping for Fanzines (fanzine commentary and reviews by Arnie Katz)

  • In Between the Lines #3
  • The Laser #3
  • Video Views #17
  • Video Zone #1
  • Viewpoint #2
  • Fantazine #3
  • Game Force #3
  • Hyperzine #3
  • Matrix #3
  • Total Supremacy #1
  • Uproar #4

Video Game Gallery (cart/card video game reviews)

  • The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends (Gen)
  • Plok! (SNES)
  • The Haunting starring Polterguy (Gen)
  • Davis Cuy Tennis Tour (Gen)
  • The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare (Gen)
  • Out to Lunch (SNES)
  • General Chaos (Gen)
  • MIG-29 (Gen)
  • Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf (SNES)
  • Redline F-1 Racer (SNES)
  • Super Off Road: The Baja (SNES)

Software Gallery (disk computer game reviews)

  • Syndicate (DOS)
  • The Legacy: Realm of Terror (DOS)
  • When Two World Wars (DOS)
  • Ashes of Empire (DOS)
  • High Command (DOS)
  • Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny (DOS)

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

  • Iron Helix (MacCD)
  • Robo Aleste (SCD)
  • Day of the Tentacle (DOS CD)

Portable Playtime (portable game reviews)

  • Paperboy II (GG)

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

  • Tony LaRussa Baseball (winning review by David Yamada, runner-up review by Jonathan Coats)

Playing It Smart - Defining Excellence (by Joyce Worley; edutainment coverage)

The Kunkel Report - Cinema of the Interactive (by Bill Kunkel)

Test Lab - Freedom of Choice (by Ed Dille; controller reviews)

Lore (book reviews)

  • Sega Genesis and Sega CD Secrets, Volume 5
  • Prince of Persia: The Official Strategy Guide

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


(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 LucasArts for the cool Star Wars art - Cover

Eric Curry - All department logos, and various photography

Cliff Spohn - EG Interview


Don't be left out! Pick up the first Hero Special Edition from the publishers of EGM:

BATMAN - From Dark Knight to Knightfall. Coming soon to your comic shop!

It's truly amazing what a long period without sleep can do to your senses. Here at Decker, we get the opportunity to study this phenomenon on a regular basis. Spontaneous combustion is one small side effect, but we deal with it. The scariest result of sleep deprivation? Cheering on the Colorado Rockies.

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    Title: Electronic Games LC2 Issue 13
    Month: October
    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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