Back in Time: December 1991

Dec 022011

The ‘Back in Time’ article is back for another helping of classic gaming magazine nostalgia. This month, it’s December 1991 when RoboCop 3 patrolled the 3D gaming scene on the Amiga, Smash TV was ported to many home machines, RoboCod swam onto the 16-bits, Sid Meier’s landmark Civilization emerged and Populous returned for a second coming…

Along with the main feature itself, there are four online review articles taken from the magazines covered. From Ace issue 51, we have the in-depth six page review of RoboCop 3 on the Amiga; from Mean Machines issue 15, we have the NES conversion of LucasArts’ classic adventure, Maniac Mansion; the rebirth of Zzap!64 brings us the Commodore 64 port of the arcade hit, Smash TV, and, finally, we return to the Amiga with First Samurai, taken from Amiga Power issue 8.

The main ‘Back in Time’ article and the online magazine reviews can be found at the Out-of-Print Archive website.

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