IE Magazine Issue #07

Issue #7 of Interactive Entertainment. All videos can be found in the IE Magazine entry. Text reviews and the associated video have their own pages as well.

IE Magazine Issue #07

The seventh issue was released in November 1994 and includes the game Siege (DOS, 1992) by Mindcr...

Preview - 1830: Railroads & Robber Barons (DOS, 1995)

The rise of railroad power in the last century inspires a lot of romantic imagery to some . . ....

Preview - BioForge (DOS, 1995)

"Interactive movies." The industry has spawned yet another buzzword, in the tradition of "multi...

Preview - Creature Shock (DOS, 1994)

Here's what I figure the future's gonna look like: Cooler cars, new and improved kinds of fuel,...

Preview - CyberJudas (DOS, 1996)

D.C. True call themselves "creators of software for the mind and the heart" – their creative ef...

Preview - Dawn Patrol (DOS, 1994)

The flight simulator is a very popular computer gaming genre. Any store clerk at Egghead or Sof...

Preview - Discworld (DOS, 1995)

What Douglas Adams is to the world of science fiction, Terry Pratchett is to fantasy. If you've...

Preview - Ecstatica (DOS, 1994)

Nowadays, most of America certainly considers fairy tales to be sweet, harmless entertainment f...

Preview - Flight Commander 2 (Windows 3.x, 1994)

Games simulating warfare – whether modern or ancient – seem trapped in certain circles. If you'...

Preview - Full Throttle (DOS, 1995)

(IE recommends that you read this article while listening to Steppenwolf's "Born To Be Wild.") ...

Preview - Hammer of the Gods (DOS, 1994)

The ancient Norse World wasn't the most pleasant place to live – the storms of the North Sea pr...

Preview - Hodj 'n' Podj (Windows 3.x, 1995)

Not long ago, if you were to mention Steve Meretzky in a room full of computer game players, th...

Preview - King's Quest VII: The Princeless Bride (DOS, 1994)

Sierra's King's Quest series has already proven itself to be an unusual and durable favorite in...

Preview - Legions (Windows 3.x, 1994)

Mindscape, formerly Software Toolworks, will soon be giving strategy gamers a realistic and fun...

Preview - Magic Carpet (DOS, 1994)

I love to fly. Probably this is because I haven't done much of it, but that's beside the point....

Preview - Mission Critical (DOS, 1995)

Whether you're talking about computer adventure games or any other kind of narrative form, the ...

Preview - NASCAR Racing (DOS, 1994)

Simulation, shmimulation. NASCAR Racing from Papyrus is so far above anything else in its class...

Preview - Perfect General II (DOS, 1994)

When you've got something good, keep it and make it better. That's the path QQP seems to be fol...

Preview - Phantasmagoria (DOS, 1995)

While it would certainly be no great challenge to visit your local software store and find larg...

Preview - Renegade: Battle for Jacob's Star (DOS, 1995)

Ever since the long-forgotten days of mainframe Star Trek, space combat games have been one of ...

Preview - Return to Planet Fall [Unreleased]

Lately, the computer adventure game market seems to be a contest to see who can come up with th...

Preview - Star Reach (DOS, 1994)

I'm not sure if you've noticed, but there isn't a whole lot of originality out there in the pot...

Preview - Wings of Glory (DOS, 1995)

When Orville and Wilbur Wright finally got their airplane aloft at Kitty Hawk in 1912, they pro...

Review - Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet (DOS, 1994)

When Lord Boleskine visited the small New England town of Ilsmouth, he hadn't a clue of the ter...

Review - Dark Sun: Wake of the Ravager (DOS, 1994)

Another day, another RPG. It's kind of alarming how fast software publishers can churn out game...

Review - Demolition Man (3DO, 1994)

They're usually referred to as the "easy way to make money with little effort" genre of games. ...

Review - DOOM II (DOS, 1994)

Ten thousand years from now, when whatever will become of the human race digs deep into the san...

Review - Front Page Sports: Baseball '94 (DOS, 1994)

I turned on ESPN the other day and saw a baseball game. Really. It wasn't a pro game, because t...

Review - Iron Cross (DOS, 1994)

Wargamers on the electronic front have a running debate about the nature of computer strategy –...

Review - Legend of Kyrandia: Book 3 - Malcolm's Revenge (DOS, 1994)

Westwood's Legend of Kyrandia series has already set high standards in the fantasy adventure fi...

Review - Master of Magic (DOS, 1994)

Simtex and Microprose are lying to you. There's no other way I can put it. It's not really a ba...

Review - Operation Europe: Path to Victory 1939-45 (DOS, 1994)

Game publishers and purchasers never seem to tire of the second world war. Your local software ...

Review - Overlord (DOS, 1994)

t A lot of games – and multimedia products – and books, and TV specials, and knickknacks and (fo...

Review - PGA Tour 486 (DOS, 1994)

You know . . . if all entertainment software companies shoved as much detail into their games a...

Review - Sid Meier's Colonization (DOS, 1994)

Let's go back, way way back to the ancient time of 1991. Ya know, pre-Doom era computerized ent...

Review - Wolf (DOS, 1994)

Wolves are pretty cool. I know this because I occasionally watch nature documentaries with my f...