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Electronic Games LC2 Issue 6

ISSUE: 6Content


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


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

(Despite this issue's 'Playing It Smart' department having the same article title ('Focus on Edutainment') as last issue, actual content is original.)


CES Express

Join EG for the first coverage of the Winter Consumer Electronics Show, as our editors pick the top video, computer and CD games. Straight from Las Vegas to you. ('CES Express: The EG Editors Pick the Best Games of the Consumer Electronics Show' by the Editors of Electronic Games)

Hundred Pounds of Clay

Gaming graphics take a step sideways into the field of stop-motion clay animation. EG looks at the first of this new breed of game. (by Russ Ceccola; includes 'Fighting With Clay,' 'From Rome Into Space,' and 'The Vinton Touch' sidebars)

History of Fantasy

Fantasy gaming continues to grow in popularity. Here is a brief history of this unique gaming genre. (Otherworld history: Fantasy gaming Through The Ages' by Ed Dille)

Boppin' with Bubsy

Accolade's hot new hero busts loose on the SNES and Genesis systems, and EG is there! ('Boppin' with Bubsy: America's newest hero says, 'Cheese!'' by Arnie Katz)

EG Interview

As 3DO gears up for the release of its new system, EG brings you the latest news in this interview with the cornerstone of 3DO, EA's Trip Hawkins. ('EG Interview: Introducing... 3DO - The Interactive Multiplayer is coming... and electronic gaming will never be the same again' by Arnie Katz)

Players' Guide to Basketball

Hoops fans can look here to get the facts on the most popular roundball games for video and computer systems. ('EG Takes the Hottest Electronic Basketball games to Court' by Bill Kunkel; includes 'Players' Guide to Basketball' feature "cover.")


Power On! - Among My Souvenirs (editorial by Arnie Katz)

Feedback ('Feedback: Letters From Our Readers')

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

  • Pioneer Introduces First Interactive LaserDisc Player
  • Sega Announces Home Virtual Reality
  • Acclaim Announces Mortal Kombat!
  • KQ Creator Gets Fortune Told
  • FailSafe Guards Game Files
  • Games, Cartoons Go To Work
  • Ad Mag For Gamers
  • Fancy Boxes, Music For KQ6
  • Virgin Joins Interplay Bundle
  • Controller For Big Gamers
  • Old Systems Worth Bucks
  • A Look to the East... ('Video Game Notes.' by Marc Camron)
  • Summoning and Dark Half Clues
  • Crystal Ball
  • Games Soar In 3rd Quarter
  • Sprint Calls Roger Wilco
  • EG Readers' Popularity Poll - February 1993
  • Calling Card for Modem Users
  • SPA Bats A Thousand
  • Tradewest to Team-Up Their Brightest Stars
  • See the Century on CD
  • Darkside of Xeen Does Double Duty
  • CD-ROM for Amiga
  • Top Coin-Ops of October, 1992
  • Top Selling PC Games for September 1992
  • Tony La Russa Scores Again
  • Super Battletank Stars in U2 Special
  • Game Fans Can Scan
  • LucasArts Still In Outer Space
  • Sound Source Does Windows
  • Aladdin Enhances NES

Insert Coin Here - Licensed To Thrill (by Jay Carter; arcade and pinball coverage)

Game Doctor - Qs Scrutinized (by The Game Doctor; Q&A)

Video Game Gallery (cart/card video game reviews)

  • Tiny Toon Adventures 2: Trouble in Wackyland (NES)
  • Congo's Caper (SNES)
  • Alien 3 (NES)
  • Paperboy 2 (Gen)
  • PGA Tour Golf II (Gen)
  • Terminator 2: The Arcade Game (Gen)
  • Deadly Moves (Gen)
  • Mega Man V (NES)
  • The Lost Vikings (SNES)
  • George Foreman KO Boxing (Gen)
  • Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone (Gen)

Software Gallery (disk computer game reviews)

  • Spelljammer: Pirates of Realmspace (PC)
  • Star Legions (DOS)
  • Great Naval Battles: North Atlantic 1939-43 (DOS)
  • Air Bucks (DOS)
  • Human (DOS)
  • Conquered Kingdoms (DOS)
  • Stunt Island (DOS)
  • Air Support (Amiga)

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

  • Cinemania (PC CD)
  • Hook (SCD)

Portable Playtime (portable game reviews)

  • The Little Mermaid (GB)
  • The Empire Strikes Back (GB) (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back)

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

  • XF5700 Mantis Experimental Fighter (DOS; winning review by Alex Reznor)
  • Gods (Gen; winning review by Allan Chu, runner up review by John D. Horsch, honorable mention review by David Pokorny)

Playing It Smart - Focus on Edutainment (by Joyce Worley)

Fandom Central - It's APA Time (commentary and fanzine reviews by Arnie Katz)

  • 2600 Connection #13
  • Video Universe #1
  • The Video Game Revolution #3
  • Saga #2
  • Phanzine Star #4

The Kunkel Report - The Wider World of Gaming (by Bill Kunkel)

Test Lab - Shadow or Substance? (by Ed Dille; TurboDuo review)

Lore (book reviews)

  • Castlevania, The Official Hint Book
  • PowerMonger: The Official Strategy Guide

Gaming On-Line - Compuserve (by Ed Dille)

The EG Poll ('The Electronic Games Reader Poll')

Things to Come ('Coming Attractions...;' next issue)


(TOC cover credits/fine print:)

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

Jeff Manglat - Cover - Bubsy © 1993 Accolade, Inc. - Sonic and Tails © 1992 Sega of America - Blanka © 1992 Capcom

Eric Curry - All department logos, and various photography

Bob Forrest - Test Lab

Cliff Spohn - EG Interview

Bill Vann - Players' Guide Cover and Interior art for the Players' Guide to Basketball

This issue was made possible by a grant from the "We're really too big to care what you do with our money" corporation. We thank them for not checking up on our activities, or our expense accounts. Future issues will be sent via hollow log, or another modern method of communication. Don't read this.

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    Title: Electronic Games LC2 Issue 6
    Month: March
    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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