Reservoir Gods

maggie #22

Maggie #22
A nice manga style picture by sh3 accompanies his Robert Miles paroday mod. The big news this issue was about the Centek Phenix, a new wonder computer from France that had everyone excited. We were slightly cautious, remembering the farce of the MicroBox. But this information was far more definite and far more exciting! The Siliconvention 97 is announced and various members of the Maggie team make plans to attend. Felice attends the Birmingham and London atari shows and does his "fair share of showing off." Demos were shown at "regular intervals". We learn that "Mr Forgetful was certainly busy the night before the Birmingham show as well". A new Dutch coder called EarX writes in with news of his forthcoming games. The Maggie awards of 1996 are handed out. It is a pretty lean year with more 4k intros released than anything else. Of the big demos, the works of Mysfits, Hydroxid and "AirDirt" are congratulated. There is a three-part encylopedia of diskmags covering every atari publication that managed to get ascii characters into a text file! Arto reveals his plans to code a demo with Reservoir Gods, but is a "bit tired at the moment". Time to wake up! David Encill of Titan Designs discusses the atari marketplace, his relation with Black Scorpion Software and their forthcoming productions. Data of Trio talks about his Doom conversion for the Falcon and his battle to beat Doug Little and the Bad Mood team. There is even a vintage interview with atari founder Nolan Bushnell.


Maggie #22 Falcon
Maggie #22 ST

Demos Reviewed:
  • Air Dirt (Senior Dads)
  • Confusions Intro
  • FireStarter (Shadows)
  • Gloop (Mysfits)
  • Insomnia (Luzaks Team)
  • Intercon Intros
  • Joint Venture (Independent)
  • Most Wanted (Scarface)
  • Xtasie (Trio)
  • Breakout
  • Cavemania
  • Defender 2000
  • Diamond Ice
  • Heartland
  • Ishar Trilogy
  • Moon Games
  • Pinball Fantasies
  • Super Bomberman
  • Technoball
  • Q-Blue
  • Rummy 500
  • Atari Calculator
  • DBE Tracker
  • MagiC 5
  • Videlity
  • Webspace
  • Arto
  • Nolan Bushnell
  • Crac
  • Data / Trio
  • David Encill
  • Dave Hollis
  • Richard Karsmakers
  • Maggie 21 Intro secrets
  • ST Demo secrets
  • Textures

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