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Game Players Volume 3 Number 6

ISSUE: 24Content

Scan updated September 16, 2019.


Primary Systems Coverage

  • Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Nintendo Game Boy
  • Sega Genesis
  • Atari Lynx
  • PC
  • Amiga
  • Commodore 64
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16
  • NEC TurboGrafx-16 CD Player


(Table of Content (TOC) and headline excerpts follow.  Bullet lists and (notes) added for clarity.)

The Editors View (1 page; editorial by Tom Halfhill; Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective (TG16CD))

The Tip Sheet (2 pages; letters column focusing on reader tip requests and submissions; discussed, not shown:)

  • Ironsword: Wizards & Warriors II (NES)
  • Final Fantasy Legend (GB)
  • StarTropics (NES)
  • Keith Courage in Alpha Zones (TG16)
  • RollerGames (NES)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man (GB)
  • Dragon Warrior (NES)
  • Ultima: Quest of the Avatar (NES)
  • Super Glove Ball (NES)
  • After Burner II (Gen)

Player's World

  • SPA Announces 1990 Game Awards (2 pages; computer game awards)
  • Face To Face... With Alexey Pajitnov (1 page; Tetris game designer interview)

Nintendo News - The Bard's Tale and Deja Vu (3 pages; includes sections:)

  • The Bard's Tale (NES; shown)
  • Deja Vu (NES; shown)
  • Hope for the Future (RPG possibilities on the SNES)

Game Boy Players - Six New Games (3 pages; Battle Unit Zeoth (GB; shown); includes sections with games shown:)

  • Burger Time Deluxe
  • Final Fantasy Legend II
  • Fortified Zone
  • Maru's Mission
  • Power Mission

Arcade Action - Trog Breaks New Ground (2 pages; discussed and shown: Trog, Strikeforce, Harley-Davidson Pinball)

PC Players - Overlord and Imperium (3 pages; both games shown)

Sega Players - Star Control (3 pages; Gen; shown)

Amiga Players - Pick 'N Pile and Loopz (2 pages; both games shown)

Turbo Players - Sherlock Holmes (3 pages; TG16CD; shown)

Atari Safari - Chess, Anyone? (1 page; The Fidelity Ultimate Chess Challenge (Lynx))

Nintendo Game of the Month: Startropics (6 pages; NES; strategy guide)

Sega Genesis Game of the Month: Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (6 pages; strategy guide)

Computer Game of the Month: Eye of the Beholder (5 pages; PC; strategy guide)

A Guided Tour of Maniac Mansion (6 pages; NES; strategy guide feature, includes ''Maniac Mansion' is Crazy on TV, Too' sidebar)

Game Reviews (1 page each; all shown)

  • Harlem Globetrotters (NES)
  • Shadow Blasters (Gen)
  • Castelian (NES)
  • Continuum (PC)
  • Kabuki: The Quantum Fighter (NES)
  • Balloon Kid (GB)
  • The Last Ninja (NES)
  • Warlords (PC)
  • Skate or Die: Tour De Thrash (GB)
  • Qix (NES)
  • Flying Warriors (NES)
  • PGA Tour Golf (Gen)
  • The Lone Ranger (NES)
  • Klashball (NES)

Guideposts: The Hot 100 (5 pages; Top 100 video and computer games; none shown)

News & Previews (3.5 pages; all shown unless noted)

  • Disney Characters on NES and Game Boy (Who Framed Roger Rabbit (GB; not shown), The Little Mermaid (NES))
  • Indiana Jones Jumps to NES (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade)
  • Billy The Kid for Computers (PC,Amiga,ST)
  • Maru's Mission For Game Boy (not shown)
  • Bill & Ted Travel to NES (Bill & Ted's Excellent Video Game)
  • Tom & Jerry on NES (Tom & Jerry)
  • Battle Unit Zeoth for Game Boy (not shown)
  • Printing Program for PC and 64 (Dick Tracy Crimestoppers Print Kit)
  • Civil War Comes to Nintendo (North and South (NES))
  • Thanks 1

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    Title: Game Players Volume 3 Number 6
    Month: June
    Year: 1991
    Publisher: Signal Research
    Editor: Tom R. Halfhill
    Pages: 96
    Price: $3.95 $4.95 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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