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Tips & Tricks Issue 85

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Nintendo 64

Sony Playstation

Sony Playstation 2

Nintendo Game Boy

Nintendo Game Boy Color

Nintendo Game Boy Advance

Nintendo Gamecube

Microsoft Xbox

Sega Dreamcast

Sega Saturn



  • Maximo: Ghosts to Glory (PS2; 6 pages including 'Making Maximo: Tips & Tricks interviews the game's creators' sidebar)
  • Mega Man X6 (PS; 8 pages)
  • Pikmin (GC; 6 pages)
  • Star Wars: Obi-Wan (XB; 6 pages)


Readers' Tips (letters column)

T&T Select Games

(1-page (unless noted) game overviews with screenshots; readers would select games from this section for future strategy coverage in T&T:)

  • Soccer Slam (GC)
  • Aliens: Colonial Marines (PS2)
    (1/3rd page:)
  • Virtua Fighter 4 (PS2)
  • Resident Evil (GC)
  • Pac-Man World 2 (PS2)
  • Star Fox Adventures: Dinosaur Planet (GC)
  • Gun Valkyrie (XB)
  • Outlaw Golf (XB)
    (1/4th page:)
  • Hot Shots Golf 3 (PS2)
  • Gun Metal (PS2)
  • Arcade Advanced (GBA)
  • Broken Sword (GBA)
  • Bomberman Max (GBA)
  • Resident Evil Gaiden (GBC)
  • Game Track! (upcoming releases list)

Pencil Puzzles (2 puzzles)

Hint Hotlines (game tip phone number directory)

Tournament Report (2 pages; South Florida Challenge 2, Golfland CVS2 Tournament, MVC2 Upset!, player rankings, tournament calendar)

Sports Desk (approx. 1/2 page (unless noted) strategy per game)

  • NBA Courtside 2002 (GC; approx. 1 page)
  • NBA 2K2 (XB)
  • ESPN International Winter Sports 2002 (XB)
  • FIFA Soccer 2002 (PS)

Hard Core (two pages of reader-submitted Armored Core designs)

Collector's Closet (one page of retro coverage; 'Solving The Storage Dilemma;' 'Room of Doom')

Japan Report! (2-pages; Japanese products, games and culture; 'Xbox Comes To Japan' feature)

Cool Zone (3-pages; cool products, gaming and non-gaming)


(T&T prided itself on its tip count - this issue contains 3200 tips collected in the pages listed here, sorted by system. This issue's Codes section features a number of varied footer bars - see the full breakdown below)

  • Playstation 2 (4 pages)
  • Gamecube (1 page)
  • Xbox (1 page)
  • Playstation (6 pages)
  • Nintendo 64 (6 pages)
  • Game Boy Advance (2 pages)
  • Game Boy (2 pages)
  • Dreamcast (4 pages)
  • GameShark (PS/PS2/GBC/GBA; 2 pages)

(Running footer bars:)

  • Adventures in Controller Design (Xbox 'Duke' controller modified; original convex buttons replaced by Saturn concave)
  • Maximo: Ghost to Glory (interview, continued)
  • Tips & Tricks Reader Art Gallery
  • Thanks 1

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    Title: Tips & Tricks Issue 85
    Month: March
    Year: 2002
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Chris Bieniek
    Pages: 100
    Price: $4.99 U.S./$6.99 Canada
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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