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TurboPlay Issue 7

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(The following is loosely based on this issue's table of contents and contains excerpts. Bullet lists and (notes) added for clarity.)

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This month in TurboPlay we take a first look at PC Caveman II, what may very well become Bonk's Revenge in the U.S. See what our favorite caveman is up to. Also, Donn Nauert's Super Strategies for this month breaks down a whole slew of games, so you can improve your scores. How about a preview of It Came From the Desert? Or a glimpse of more PC Engine games from Japan? We've got it all! So turn that page and enjoy. (TOC intro)

 

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TURBOMAIL
Rating the games, TurboBoosters, PC Engine and SuperGrafx systems, new game developers for the TG-16 and back issues of TurboPlay... those are the subjects we deal with from the reader mailbag. (two pages; reader mail)

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PC CAVEMAN II FOR THE PC ENGINE - A TALE OF BONKS TO COME?
Bonk uses his head to show you the latest fun is having Donn Nauert takes a look at the Japanese version of what you may become our own Bonk's Revenge. (three page preview)

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CLOSER LOOK
Check out the latest and greatest entries to the TurboGrafx-16 software library as we give you review of J.B. Harold Murder Club (CD) and TaleSpin (chip).

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SUPER STRATEGIES
Donn Nauert gives solutions to the tough jams that plague TurboPlay readers. ('Super Strategy Special' by Donn Nauert; capsulized strategies for the following games; two pages each unless noted:)

  • Keith Courage in Alpha Zones (one page)
  • Legendary Axe II
  • Valis II
  • Psychosis
  • Veigues Tactical Gladiator


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BEHIND THE SCENES OF IT CAME FROM THE DESERT
Donn Nauert recently spent some time on the soundstage of what could be the most complex and technically advanced TG-16 game. Discover what he saw there. (three pages)

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GAMES AROUND THE WORLD (approx. four pages; capsulized import previews)

  • Final Soldier
  • Wanderers From Y's
  • Dead Moon
  • Side Arms Special


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TURBO TIPS (by Donn Nauert; three pages; capsulized tips & tricks)

  • Military Madness
  • Bomberman
  • Psychosis
  • Veigues Tactical Gladiator
  • Chew Man Fu
  • Devil's Crush
  • Double Dungeons


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CONTEST WINNERS
This month we take a different direction in choosing a winner in our contest. Sharpen your pencils and pull out your dictionaries - you're going to need them! (contest winners; crossword puzzle contest)

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NEWS FLASH!

As TurboPlay was being completed, we received word that the prices for parts of the TG-16 line were being dropped. The basic system will now be priced at $99.99; a Bonk SuperSet (the TG-16 system, two TurboPads, a TurboTap and a copy of Bonk's Adventure) will go for $149.99; and the cost of a TurboGrafx-CD will drop to $299. We'll have more on this breaking story in the next issue of TurboPlay.

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Cover background illustration by Dale Cody.



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    Title: TurboPlay Issue 7
    Month: June/July
    Year: 1991
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Andy Eddy
    Country: United States
    Language: English
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