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TurboPlay Issue 9

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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.)


You are holding in your hands the hottest, most informative magazine on the TurboGrafx-16 system in the whole world. Have you ever wondered how video games are created? We've got the answers. Have you wondered how to get sound tests and invincibility on games? We've got that too. And don't ask about the latest TG-16 software, either, because we'll tell you. Don't waste another second. Turn that page and enjoy. (TOC intro)



ICOM Simulations, the maker of Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, is working on the TG-16 version of The Addams Family. Donn Nauert recently went behind the scenes with the developers to give you a peck at how this involved game was created. (four pages)


CLOSER LOOK (game reviews; six pages)

  • Champions Forever Boxing (chip)
  • Silent Debuggers (chip)
  • Cadash (chip)
  • Impossamole (chip)
  • Ys III: Wanderers From Ys (CD)
  • Parasol Stars (chip)




If you've missed previous issues of TurboPlay, Donn Nauert's compendium of hints and tips for various TurboGrafx-16 games will tickle your fancy. (tips & tricks compilation sorted by game; approx. eight pages)

  • Aero Blasters
  • Battle Royale
  • Blazing Lazers
  • Bloody Wolf
  • Boxyboy
  • Bravoman
  • Chew-Man Fu
  • Cratermaze
  • Cybercore
  • Deep Blue
  • Devil's Crush
  • Double Dungeon
  • Dragon Spirit
  • Drop Off
  • Dungeon Explorer
  • Fantasy Zone
  • Fighting Street
  • Galaga '90
  • J.J. & Jeff
  • Keith Courage in Alpha Zones
  • King of the Casino
  • Klax
  • Last Alert
  • Legendary Axe II
  • Military Madness
  • Monster Lair
  • Moto Roader
  • Neutopia
  • Ninja Spirit
  • Ordyne
  • Pac-Land
  • Power Golf
  • Psychosis
  • R-Type
  • Side Arms
  • Space Harrier
  • Splatterhouse
  • Super Star Soldier
  • Super Volleyball
  • Takin' It to the Hoop
  • Tiger Road
  • Timeball
  • Tricky Kick
  • TV Sports: Football
  • Valis II
  • Veigues Tactical Gladiator
  • World Class Baseball
  • World Court Tennis
  • Y's - Book I & II



There's a ton of stuff that our overseas counterparts are playing. Take a look at what we could see soon - and in English! (approx. four pages; capsule import previews)

  • Pom Ping World (CD)
  • 1943 - The Battle of Midway (card)
  • Columns (card)
  • Master of Monsters (CD)
  • Down Load 2 (CD)
  • Power Eleven (card)
  • Hellfire (CD)
  • Ghost Warrior: Spriggan (CD)
  • Splash Lake (CD)
  • Racing Spirits (card)



As if the Closer Look section didn't give your wallet enough to worry about, here's some stuff that's just around the corner. (one page; capsule previews)

  • Andre Panza Kick Boxing (chip)
  • Darkwing Duck (chip)



The response to our crossword puzzle contest filled box after box. Did you win? We're not telling here - you'll have to read ahead to find out. Also, don't forget to enter our next contest, which could win you some free games. (drawing contest)


Cover photograph © 1991 Paramount Pictures Corporation.

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    Title: TurboPlay Issue 9
    Month: October/November
    Year: 1991
    Publisher: Larry Flynt Publications
    Editor: Andy Eddy
    Country: United States
    Language: English
    Votes: 0

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