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Electronic Games LC2 Issue 17

ISSUE: 17Content

PRIMARY SYSTEMS COVERAGE

  • Amiga CD32
  • Sega Genesis
  • Sega CD
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • 3DO
  • MS-DOS
  • PC CD-ROM
  • arcade
  • pinball

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

FEATURES

Compton's Patent

The multimedia uproar continues. ('Compton's Creates Multimedia Uproar: The Compton Bombshell' by Laurie Yates and Joyce Worley)

Sonic 3peat

Can Sega's point man break free and go for a third title? (by Marc Camron)

EG Awards

Our nominees for the best of '93. ('1994 EG Game Awards: These are the Candidates - now YOU pick the winners!' by the Editors of Electronic Games)

Player's Guide to Fantasy

Our look at wizards and warlocks. (collection of related articles - yes, two articles carry the same sub-title:)

  • Action is My Fantasy! - EG's Crystal Ball Looks at the Hottest Upcoming Fantasy Games (by Bill Kunkel)
  • Landstalking on the Genesis - A Look into Sega's hidden gem: Action/Role-Playing at it's finest! (by Marc Camron)
  • The Shape of Things to Come - EG's Crystal Ball Look at the Hottest Upcoming Fantasy Games
  • Dominion: The Life of a King - EG Takes a Trip Back to the Days of the Ancients to Witness a Kingdom's Birth (by Ed Dille)

Video Game Violence

A senator speaks out. ('Senator Wants Congressional Action On Games!;' includes 'A Statement by Senator Joe Lieberman' sidebar)

Slapshot!

We score the new hockey games. ('Slapshot! - A Look at the Latest in Electronic Hockey!' by Bill Kunkel)

EG Interview

A conversation with Greg Johnson, the creator of Toejam & Earl 2. ('EG Interview: Jammin' With The Earl of Funkatron - An Interview with Greg Johnson' by Bill Kunkel)

Building Jurassic Park

The construction of the game. ('Building Jurassic Park - A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Ocean's venture into dinosaurland.' by Russ Ceccola)

Courts on Console

A look at the latest tennis games. ('Serve's Up! - A New Generation of Electronic Tennis Games' by Arnie Katz; includes 'The CD-i Open' by Bill Kunkel, and 'Andre Agassi Tennis for Game Gear' by John Hardin, sidebars)

Hour of the SeaWolf

EA dives deep for a new sim. (by Ed Dille)

The New CDi

Philips unveils their new titles. ('The Philips Vision' by Joyce Worley and Bill Kunkel)

MegaRace

Software Tookworks' new speedster. ('MegaRace - Software Tookworks Revs Up Racing Games' by John W. Hardin)

DEPARTMENTS

Power On! - The Magazine of Interactive Experiences (editorial by Arnie Katz; yes, the same title as used a couple of issues ago, but not the same content)

Feedback ('Feedback: Letters From Our Readers')

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

  • Citadel Packs SFX Power
  • Tetragon Targets Generation X
  • Fly the Shuttle To Space and Back
  • E*A Kids Wins Parenting Seal
  • Flight Sim Fans Try for Real Thing
  • Aris' MediaClips Convert to MPEG
  • More Airlines Play FlightLink
  • Sega Channel Gets New Connections
  • Psykosonik Stars On X-Kaliber 2097
  • Viacom Plans Pop Culture Games
  • Discovery Channel Plans CD-ROMs
  • American Technos Signs With Sega
  • Gateway Gets Shanghaied
  • EG Readers' Popularity Poll - December 1993
  • Acclaim's Duel Demo Wins Graphics Award
  • Core Goes Indy
  • C-H Products Fly To PCs
  • Top Video Games - As of November 22, 1993

Insert Coin Here - Depth Perception (by Jay Carter; arcade & pinball coverage)

Game Doctor - Back to the Classics! (Q&A)

Fandom Central - GEA Takes Its First Step (fanzine commentary and reviews by Arnie Katz)

  • The Guru #3.5
  • SNES Gaming #5
  • Warpzone #2

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

  • Mutant League Football (Gen; winning review by Brian Czuino, runner-up review by Bob Workman)

Video Game Gallery (cart/card video game reviews)

  • Flashback (SNES)
  • Daffy Duck: The Marvin Missions (SNES)
  • Disney's Aladdin (SNES)
  • Lotus II: R.E.C.S. (Gen)
  • NBA Jam (Gen)
  • Ranma 1/2: Hard Battle (SNES; includes 'Why Ranma?' sidebar)
  • Obitus (SNES; includes 'Obitus: The Origin' sidebar)
  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms III (SNES)
  • Pele Soccer (Gen)
  • Goofy's Hysterical History Tour (Gen; includes 'Dan Kitchen - Executive Vice-President of Creative Development' sidebar)

Software Gallery (disk computer game reviews)

  • Shadowcaster (DOS)
  • Super VGA Harrier (DOS)
  • The Shadow of Yserbius (DOS; includes 'Interview with Scott Amos, Designer' sidebar)
  • Innocent Until Caught (DOS; includes 'Interview with Nick Wild' sidebar)
  • Quarter Pole (DOS)
  • Global Domination (DOS; includes 'Interview with David Lester' sidebar)
  • Return to Zork (DOS)
  • The Geekwad Games of the Galaxy (DOS; includes 'Guide to Geekwad Gamer' sidebar)

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

  • Dune (PCCD; includes 'Dune: The Transition' sidebar)
  • Tony La Russa Baseball II CD (PCCD)
  • Stellar 7: Draxon's Revenge (3DO)
  • WWF Rage in the Cage (SCD; includes 'What's Missing at the Maul?' sidebar)

Portable Playtime (portable game reviews)

  • Metal Masters (GB)

The Kunkel Report - Nintendo Never Sleeps and Other Stories (by Bill Kunkel)

Test Lab - Amiga CD32 - Multimedia Bandwagon Plays a New Tune (by Ed Dille; Amiga CD32 system review)

Lore (book reviews)

  • Bubsy Bobcat's Totally Authorized Answer Book
  • Lemmings: The Official Companion

Gaming On-Line (by Ed Dille)

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:

Grey Wray - Cover

Eric Curry - All department logos, and various photography

Cliff Spohn - EG Interview

Bill Vann - Goal!

Mark Watts - EG Awards

This space is usually used to say some of the funny things that come to mind while we are writing the issue. However, during the production of this issue, one of our favorite musicians succumbed to a long bout with cancer and passed away. Therefore, we are not feeling very funny. This goes out to Frank Zappa - a musical genius and wonderful human being. You will be missed. Everybody hold your lighters high.



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    Title: Electronic Games LC2 Issue 17
    Month: February
    Year: 1994
    Publisher: Decker Publications
    Editor: Arnie Katz
    Pages: 132
    Price: $3.95 USA, $4.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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