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Put a Little Love in Your Pocket!: Our look at the world of handheld gaming, including a special look at all the failed competitors to the GameBoy.

From the Mouth of Madness: What happened to Penny Arcade? And a look at the TNT movie, Pirates of Silicon Valley.

Community Profile: We chat with Jim Downs, the Buddy Holly lookalike from the AllGames Network!

The MailBag: Our weekly collection of insanity.

User Friendly: Updated daily!


Artwork: Hey, dig the artwork on loonygames? We're selling some of the original art. Now featuring artwork from Penny Arcade!

Random Feature:

From the Mouth of Madness: our loony editor's weekly 'rant.

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Vol. 2, Issue 1
August 20, 1999

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)

Off the Shelf:

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)

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