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volume 1, issue 32:
April 5 - 9, 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.


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Featured Interview: Under His Skin

A year in the making, Rowan "Sumaleth" Crawford presents the definitive interview with id Software's skin artiste, Kenneth Scott.

Regular Columns:

  • From the Mouth of Madness: Photoshop for webmasters. (4/5)

  • Pixel Obscura: Josh Vasquez is home for the holiday, so check out this classic one where he checks out Ghost in the Shell. (4/6)

  • Pad Happy: Nick F. rants about game reviews. (4/1)

  • How'd They Do That?: Bungie into the 5th dimension! Your questions get answered by Bungie Software's Doug Zartman, and 3D Realms' Chris Hargrove. Whee! (3/11)

  • The MailBag: crazy, crazy readers... (4/9)


Developer's Corner:

  • Thinking Outside the Box: It took a while, but we're finally proud to present...nudity! Oh yeah, and there's some kind of tutorial in here, too. (3/30)

  • Beaker's Bent: Rich Wyckoff's out of commission this week, so read up on this classic edition where he 'rants about multiplayer gaming. (4/7)

  • Code on the Cob: Chris Hargrove on multiplayer networking. (4/1)

  • Painting on Polygons: Rick Grossenbacher delivers this tutorial on making anime style artwork using Adobe Illustrator. (3/31)

  • Behind the Curtain: So you wanna be a developer? (4/8)


Guest Editorial:

  • Derek Smart : The definitive history of Battlecruiser 3000 AD. (3/4)


Community Profile:

  • Chris B: We catch up with one of our former contributors, now content director over at PlanetQuake. (4/9)


Off the Shelf:



  • User Friendly : Now featuring the ever popular Star Wars parody! (DAILY)

  • Penny Arcade: The kids play with the head of a poor Software Etc. employee. (4/9)


Credits:Cover Illustration © 1999 Rowan Crawford. 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.