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Joystik Issue 9

ISSUE: 10Content

PRIMARY SYSTEMS COVERAGE THIS ISSUE

  • arcade
  • Atari VCS - 2600
  • Atari 5200
  • Intellivision
  • ColecoVision
  • Odyssey2
  • Apple II
  • Atari 400 - 800
  • Commodore VIC-20
  • Commodore 64
  • Texas Instrument TI-99/4A

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(The following is loosely based on this issue's table of contents. (Notes) and bullet lists are added for clarity.)

Editor's Message (editorial by Doug Mahugh)

NEO

MASTERING BLASTER
The latest offering from Williams Electronics is another colorful, fast-paced action game by Vid Kidz, designers of Stargate and Robotron. This exclusive JoyStik preview includes helpful hints for all 30 screens. ('Blaster' by Doug Mahugh; strategies; eight pages)

THE WINNING EDGE

MILLIPEDE: THE BUGS ARE BACK... AGAIN
Last issue, we showed you how to play Millipede. This time, Eric Ginner explains how to beat it - as the former world record holder, he ought to know. (strategies; four pages)

ARCADE GAME FEATURES

CONQUERING CRYSTAL CASTLES
Tips for all then levels, including the secret warps. (by Tad Perry; strategies; four pages)

THE UNDERGROUND WORLD OF MR. DO! (strategies; two pages)

FLYING HIGH WITH GYRUSS
World champion Ben Gold presents patterns for every planet. (strategies; six pages)

MAPPY
Mappy's a snap if you know these tricks. (by Eric Ginner; strategies; four pages)

HOME GAME FEATURES

ELECTRONIC ARTS: A NEW SOFTWARE BREED
A small San Mateo company has applied movie-making mentality to game design, with "producers," "directors," and "stars" working together on new games for the Apple and Atari. (by Danny Goodman; four pages)

STAR MASTER: OFFICIAL AIR FORCE STRATEGIES
Retired Air Force pilot Frank P. Walter's strategies were honed by 20 years of playing the real flying game. ('StarMaster: Official AirForce Strategy' by Frank Walters; 2600 strategies; four pages)

DEPARTMENTS

LETTERS (reader mail; two pages)

NEW WAVES (news section; one page)
Mylstar, Windo-Wizardry, Vidion, and more.

  • Viddying Vidion (Walt Day's international association of video game players)
  • Try A Triga (Triga Elite joystick)
  • Mylstar's Milestone (laser disk games; M.A.C.H. 3)
  • Where Oh Where For Inexpensive Software? (JW Software's budget games for TI-99/4A)
  • Atari Gets The Jump On The Olympics (Atari sponsor Olympics)
  • Windo-Wizardry: More Than A Square Deal (Apple II fantasy software series)
  • Sega Sold (Bally Midway purchases Sega Enterprises)
  • From The Champ Camp (Championship Electronics' cross-console controller adapters)

TRICKS OF THE TRADE (arcade tips & tricks; two pages; includes comic strip; this department is not listed in this issue's TOC)

  • Stargate
  • Defender Frozen Screen
  • Xevious Designer
  • Sinistar
  • Joust

SOFTWARE UPDATES ('Software Update;' computer game reviews; two pages)
Reviews of the newest computer games.

  • Ape Crazy (C64)
  • Crossfire (VIC20)
  • Escape MCP (C64)
  • Jawbreaker II (VIC20)
  • Key Quest (VIC20)
  • Lode Runner (Apple II)
  • Pegasus Odyssey (C64)
  • Predator (VIC20)
  • Sea Dragon (Apple II)
  • Sub Hunt (TI99-4/A)

HOME FRONT (home video game reviews; eight pages)
The latest games and classic cartridges.

  • (Full reviews:)
    • Blueprint (2600)
    • The Dreadnaught Factor (Int)
    • Fathom (2600)
    • Frogger (2600 with Supercharger)
    • London Blitz (2600), Wall Ball (2600) (combined review)
    • Mogul Maniac (2600)
    • Moonsweeper (2600)
    • Mr. Do! (Col)
    • Q*Bert (2600)
    • Super Action Baseball (Col)
    • Zaxxon (Int)
  • ('Classic Cartridges' capsule reviews (formerly fully reviewed games rated five stars)):
    • Centipede (5200)
    • Conquest of the World (Ody2)
    • Donkey Kong (Col)
    • Frogger (2600)
    • Great Wall St. Fortune Hunt (Ody2)
    • Happy Trails (Int)
    • Looping (Col)
    • Miner 2049er (5200)
    • Ms. Pac-Man (2600)
    • Pepper II (Col)
    • Phaser Patrol (2600)
    • Quest For The Rings (Ody2)
    • Riddle Of The Sphinx (2600)
    • River Raid (2600)
    • Seaquest (2600)
    • Space Panic (Col)
    • Star Raiders (2600)
    • Swords & Serpents (Int)
    • Tropical Trouble (Int)

CHARTS ('Joystik Charts;' high scores; two pages)
Expanded to 101 record scores.

TECHNOCRACY (tech related news/trivia; one page)
CVC's GameLine module and coin-op difficulty settings.

  • Reads May Be Right (Reads 2600's 2600/VIC20 video game development kit for Atari 800)
  • Difficulty Settings (arcade difficulty settings)
  • Master Module (GameLine online network; download games to 2600)


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    Title: Joystik Issue 9
    Month: December
    Year: 1983
    Publisher: Publications International Ltd.
    Editor: Doug Mahugh
    Pages: 68
    Price: $2.95
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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