1, issue 27:
March 1 - 5, 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!
Hey, dig the artwork on loonygames? We're selling some
of the original art.
an opinion...voice it! Drop a line to our Feedback
column...you could end up with a free T-Shirt!
Serious Brass Ones
Bergman sits down with Derek Smart, the man behind Battlecruiser 3000
AD for this talk about the past, present, and future of his epic series.
Happy: Nick F. discusses the age old problem of PAL vs. NTSC.
They Do That?: John Carmack, Tim Sweeney, and Mark Frohnmayer
answer your questions. How cool is that? (2/10)
MailBag: Saturday Night Live, more overrated games, and Blade
Runner? Jeez...you people need help. (3/5)
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 incredibly busy this
week, so here's an archived edition where Chris explains programming
It's Chris Buecheler's last edition of this column...drop
by as he passes the torch to Rick Grossenbacher. (3/3)
the Curtain: Who's gonna pay for all this? What it's
really like to deal with publishers.
Smart : The definitive history of Battlecruiser
3000 AD. (3/4)
Siegler: He's not just a fan, he's a developer, too!
But does he do windows? Find out when we interview the guy behind
3D Realms' homepage. (3/5)
Toys: A look at the Logitech Wingman Formula
Force steering wheel. (2/26)
Top Shelf: Jason "loonyboi" Bergman checks out
Falcon 4.0. Which, considering the fact that he hates to
fly is pretty funny.
Bargain Bin: Sure, it's incredibly complicated...but
is Battlecruiser 3000 AD actually worth playing?
Friendly : Illiad's kick butt comic strip has landed
at loonygames! Updated every day! (DAILY)
Arcade: The lines between User Friendly and
Penny Arcade break down, as the kids take on...Linux?? (3/5)