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volume 1, issue 23:
February 1 - 5, 1999

Today in loonygames:

New!! The Archives have been cleaned up, fead links fixed, and printable versions restored! Also, don't miss the new comments on the front page!

Livin' With The Sims: theAntiELVIS explores the wild and wacky world that is Will Wright's The Sims, asking the inevitable quesiton, "is The Sims the first step toward a virtual life where everyone is Swedish?"

Pixel Obscura: Josh Vasquez on Omikron: The Nomad Soul.

Real Life: Check out our newest comic strip, Real Life! Updated daily!

User Friendly: Updated daily!

T-Shirts: Stylin' loonygames t-shirts from Berda Compugrafix!

Artwork: Hey, dig the artwork on loonygames? We're selling some of the original art.


You've got an opinion...voice it! Drop a line to our Feedback column...you could end up with a free T-Shirt!

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Featured Article: Old Crusty Gamers

Brian Svehla, a genuine fogey at the age of 28, chronicles his personal history with videogames, and reflects on what it's like to be...an old, crusty gamer.

Regular Columns:

  • From the Mouth of Madness: Mario 64 in 1024x768? Good lord. (2/1)

  • Pixel Obscura: Josh Vasquez checks out the incredibly hyped Metal Gear Solid. (2/2)

  • Pad Happy: Nick F. chronicles the history of the racing game. From Pole Position to Ridge Racer Type 4. (2/4)

  • The MailBag: Emulator? I hardly even know her! (2/5)


Developer's Corner:

  • Code on the Cob: Chris Hargrove's in crunch mode this week, so why not check out the first installment of COTC? Great reading for non-programmers and programmers alike. (2/3).

  • Graphic Content: Chris Buecheler delivers part two in his hand-drawn texture tutorial. (2/3)


Guest Editorial:

  • Kenn Hoekstra: Raven Software's Kenn Hoekstra looks at the question of why there aren't more female gamers out there. (2/4)


Community Profile:

  • Sharky: We chill with the man behind Sharky Extreme. Our first alien interview! (2/5)



  • User Friendly : Illiad's kick butt comic strip has landed at loonygames! Updated every day! (DAILY)

  • Penny Arcade: They did it. They actually managed to laugh at Microsoft and Thresh in the same comic. Now that's talent. (2/5)


Credits:Cover Illustration © 1999 Dan Zalkus. All other content is © 1999 loonyboi productions. Unauthorized reproduction is prohibited, and a waste of your time, because we'll find out about it. We've got spy satelites. Seriously. And put some clothes on, for goodness' sake.