1, issue 27:
February 22 - 26, 1999
This issue of loonygames
is dedicated to the living memory of Gene Siskel (1946 - 1999)
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!
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?"
Vasquez on Omikron: The Nomad Soul.
out our newest comic strip, Real Life! Updated daily!
Stylin' loonygames t-shirts from Berda Compugrafix!
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Two Programs, Two Dimensions
Grossenbacher steps up to teach this tutorial on using Adobe Photoshop
and Illustrator to make seamless 2D game artwork.
Obscura: Josh Vasquez reeeally likes Fallout 2. Must
be the Louis Armstrong music. (2/23)
Happy: Nick F. on all those damn movie licensed games. (2/18)
They Do That?: John Carmack, Tim Sweeney, and Mark Frohnmayer
answer your questions. How cool is that? (2/10)
MailBag: Lots of feedback on the most overrated games of
Outside the Box:
Paul Steed returns at long last with a brand new tutorial,
featuring a new TOTB character...Sitcher A. Down!
wonder what the heck a "game designer" does? Fortunately
Rich Wyckoff's here to explain it for you. (2/24).
on the Cob: Chris Hargrove's still in crunch mode
this week, but here's some suggested reading material from the man
himself, along with an explaination of crunch time. (Gee, sounds
like fun, doesn't it?) (2/18).
the Curtain: Who's gonna pay for all this? What it's
really like to deal with publishers.
Klimov : Sergei Klimov, a designer at the Moscow-based
development house Snowball Interactive documents his title's tumultuous
We sit down with Kevin "Fragmaster" Bowen of ClassicGaming.com
and PlanetHalf-Life. (2/26)
Toys: A look at the Logitech Wingman Formula
Force steering wheel. (2/26)
Top Shelf: Jason "loonyboi" Bergman checks out
both Fallout 1 and 2.
Bargain Bin: Jazz Jackrabbit 2: the
side scroller that wants to be Unreal.
Friendly : Illiad's kick butt comic strip has landed
at loonygames! Updated every day! (DAILY)