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volume 1, issue 41:
July 2, 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. Now featuring artwork from Penny Arcade!


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Featured Article: Put a Little Love in Your Pocket!

Jason "loonyboi" Bergman looks at the pocket gaming phenomenon, including a special look back at all the would-be competitors to the GameBoy!

Regular Columns:

  • From the Mouth of Madness: What happened to Penny Arcade? And a look at the TNT movie, Pirates of Silicon Valley. (6/28)

  • Pixel Obscura: Josh Vasquez looks at the original Fallout. (6/29)

  • Pad Happy: Gameboy for president? (6/10)

  • 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: Yep, it's the Mailbag! (7/2)


Developer's Corner:

  • Thinking Outside the Box: Paul's busy working on Quake 3, so here's a favorite archived TOTB where Paul Gives some tips on breaking into the industry. (6/29)

  • Beaker's Bent: Rich Wyckoff's massive Baldur's Gate 'rant. (6/30)

  • Code on the Cob: Chris' column's on hiatus, so we're running his classic columns in order. In this week's installment, Chris gets into the real meat of programming. (6/30)

  • Painting on Polygons: It's part three of "making a space scene". (6/10)

  • Behind the Curtain: Hangin' with headhunters. (6/18)


Community Profile:

  • Jim Downs: We chat with the Buddy Holly lookalike from the AllGames Network! (7/2)


Off the Shelf:




Credits:Cover Illustration © 1999 ichael Krahulik. 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.