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Electronic Games LC2 Issue 23

ISSUE: 23Content


  • Sega Genesis
  • Sega Game Gear
  • Game Boy
  • Vectrex (retro coverage)
  • Sega CD
  • Sega 32X (development news coverage)
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System
  • 3DO
  • DOS - MS-DOS
  • PC - PC CD-ROM
  • Windows CD
  • Macintosh - Macintosh CD


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

(This issue of Electronic Games came bundled with a bonus 'The Ultimate PC Guide' supplement.)

Toons Hit The Highway

EG reveals the secrets, techniques, and the inside scoop on the hot trend of transforming popular cartoon characters into the interactive realm of electronic games. (collection of related articles:)

  • Traveling the Rocky Road (by Bill Kunkel & Laurie Yates)
  • EG Preview: Disney's Beauty & the Beast
  • EG Preview: The Ren & Stimpy Show: Time Warp
  • This Game Rules! The Beavis & Butt-head Story



  • Hard Times At Media Vision - Slump In Sales Rocks Stocks
  • Censorship Updates - Ratings Boards In Development
  • The Last Days at Commodore
  • Stars Shine On Games
  • Batman Goes Arcading
  • Jury Says NES Infringed Patent
  • School Kids Tour Absolute
  • Laseractive Price Dropped
  • A Great Deal of Deals
    • Biz-Deals
    • Distri-Deals
    • Edu-Deals
  • Whispers From Pavilion X (rumors & speculation)
  • Students Design Future City
  • Women In Gaming
  • Games Catapult On-Line
  • Imagination Net Takes Chess Live
  • Ride The Digital Highway In Your Packard Bell
  • Sega Sponsors Ghostwriter
  • Hi Tech Gets New Moniker
  • Sega Builds A Bridge
    • 32-Bit "X" Factor Debuts
    • Developers Sign On For Sega 32X
  • Top Video Games For May, 1994
  • Top Coin-Ops June, 1994


Power On!

As Commodore fades away will the electronic game industry learn from their mistakes? ('Red (Ink) Sails Into The Sunset' editorial by Arnie Katz)


Game play vs. graphics, Aladdin victorious? (reader mail; 'The Play's The Thing')

Game Doctor

High Definition TV, Aladdin license, Viacom. ('High Definition Gaming' by The Game Doctor)

Test Lab

Choosing the best sound board for your PC. ('Breaking the Sound Barrier;' includes 'In The Chips' running sidebar)

The Net

Exploring the inner workings of CompuServe. ('Lights, Camera, Interaction;' includes 'The Box Seats' sidebar)


Searching for the '80s Vectrex game system. ('The Vectrex: An '80s Home Arcade;' retro coverage by Joe Santulli)

The Kunkel Report

Sega makes amends for past run-ins with the press corp. Was the retribution enough? ('Sega Makes Amends' by Bill Kunkel)


Women in Gaming

EG examines the role of women in games. (collection of related articles:)

  • Girls, Games, and Genuine Gripes - Are Video Games Widening the Gender Gap? (by Steve Kent; includes sidebar with Rita Zimmerer and Michealene Cristini Risley profiles)
  • We Know What Girls Want - EG Surveys the Female Gamers (by Arnie Katz & John Hardin)
  • The Gender Phallacy (by Joyce Worley)

Cyber: The Virtual World

Taking games to the next technological level. (collection of related articles:)

  • Cyber: Designing The Virtual World (by Bill Kunkel; includes 'A VR Glossary' sidebar)
  • The New Face of Interfaces
  • Mosaic: Making the Internet Friendly (includes 'Paving the Country Road' sidebar)

State of Art: Cyberball

The creation and design of baseball sims. (Cyberball: Designing Sports Simulations;' includes 'The State of the Simulation Art' and 'I Never Played the Game' sidebars)

Harvester's Graphics

A look into the design of a chilling new game. ('Harvester's Graphics: A Closer Look')

Phantasmagoria in the Studio

New technology in studio for Sierra On-line. ('Phantasmagoria in the Studio: Sierra On-Line's New Studio')

Interactive Days

Soap Days of Our Lives going interactive. ('Days of Our Lives Goes Interactive')


Cartridge (cart/card video game reviews; includes 'The Final Grade' sidebar featuring review scores for games not (usually) listed here)

  • Breath of Fire (SNES)
  • Jungle Book (Gen)
  • Blackthorne (SNES)
  • World Heroes (Gen)
  • MLBPA Baseball (Gen)
  • Hardball '94 (Gen)
(capsule cart/card reviews:)
  • Virtua Racing (Gen)
  • A Dinosaur's Tale (Gen)
  • NBA Action starring David Robinson (GG)
  • Mickey's Ultimate Challenge (GG,GB combo review)
  • Side Pocket (GG)
  • Time Trax (Gen)
  • Troy Aikman Football (SNES)

Disk (disk computer game reviews; includes 'The Final Grade' sidebar featuring review scores for games not (usually) listed here)

  • Astro Chase 3-D (Mac; includes 'A Star is Born' sidebar)
  • Disciples of Steel (MS-DOS; includes 'A Team Project' sidebar)
  • Pea Shootin' Pete (MS-DOS)
  • Hired Gun (MS-DOS)
  • Pacific Strike (PC MS-DOS)
  • Al-Qadim: The Genie's Curse (MS-DOS,PCCD)
(capsule disk reviews:)
  • Casino Girl (MS-DOS)
  • D-Day: The Beginning of the End (PC)
  • Free D.C.! (PC)
  • Kyrandia (Mac)
  • Monopoly (Mac)
  • Star Trek Screen Posters (Mac)

CD-ROM (CD computer and video game reviews; includes 'The Final Grade' sidebar featuring review scores for games not (usually) listed here)

  • SimCity Enhanced (PCCD; includes 'A Moment With Murphy' sidebar)
  • Revengers of Vengeance (SCD)
  • Who Shot Johnny Rock? (PCCD)
  • Out Of This World (3DO; includes 'Bonus Game' sidebar)
  • Dungeon Master II: Skullkeep (SCD)
(CD capsule reviews:)
  • Bug Adventure (PCCD)
  • Forever Growing Garden (WinCD,MacCD)
  • Seaworthy (PCCD)
  • Dragon's Lair (3DO)
  • The Horde (3DO)


Educational multimedia reviews for children.

  • Gus Goes To Cybertown (PCCD)
  • Big Anthony's Mixed-Up Magic (PCCD)

Print (book reviews)

  • New Riders' Official Internet Yellow Pages (authored by Christine Maxwell & Czeslaw Jan Grycz)
  • Flights of "13MIKE:" A Microsoft Flight Simulator Companion (authored by Fred J. Calfier & Douglas W. Miller)


The Ultimate PC Guide (loose supplement; indicia indicates 'The Ultimate PC Guide of 1994')

Your guide to the ultimate, state of the art PC. In-depth reports on the latest, cutting-edge hardware, software, add-ons, and much more.

(The following is loosely based on this supplement's table of contents.)


  • An Introduction To The EG Presents Series
  • About The Author

Editorial - Rules - Computer

  • Ultimate PC Rules & Qualifications
  • Compatibility
  • Ease of Use
  • Flexibility
  • Performance
  • Price
  • CPU & Motherboard
  • Service Provider

Data Storage

  • Hard Drive
  • DAT Drive
  • CD-ROM Drive

Sound & Video

  • Sound Cards
  • Speakers
  • Video Card
  • Monitor
  • MPC Kit

Input Devices - Communications

  • Character Keyboard
  • MIDI Keyboard
  • Pointing Devices
  • Pen Tablet
  • Modem
  • Network Card
  • Printer
  • Scanner

Game Peripherals

  • Joystick & Flightstick
  • Throttle Control
  • Rudder Pedals
  • Racing Wheel
  • Seating
  • Headsets
  • Virtual Reality
  • Computer
  • Game Cheat Hardware

OS - Productivity - Utility - Game Software

  • Operating System
  • Utility
  • Productivity
  • Games (includes Disk and CD-ROM 'Top 10' lists)

Furniture & Accessories

  • Furniture
  • Accessories

Home Theater Connection

Product Directory

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    Title: Electronic Games LC2 Issue 23
    Month: August
    Year: 1994
    Publisher: Decker Publications
    Editor: Arnie Katz
    Pages: 116
    Price: $4.95 USA, $6.50 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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