Wednesday, November 14, 2018

JoyStik (December 1983)

JoyStik (December 1983)

JoyStik is another one in a long line of short-lived early 1980s video games magazines. Joystick covered arcade games as well as home video and computer games with an emphasis on video game strategies. The December 1983 issue includes: Neo
  • Mastering Blaster - The latest offering from Williams Electronics is another colorful, fast-paced action game by Vid Kidz, designers of Stargate and Robotron. This exclusive JoyStik preview includes helpful hints for all 30 screens.
Winning Edge
  • Millipede: The Bugs are Back...Again - Last issue we showed you how to play Millipede. This time, Eric Ginner explains how to beat it - as the former world record holder, he ought to know.
Arcade Game Features
  • Conquering Crystal Castles - Tips for all ten levels, including the secret warps.
  • The Underground World of Mr. Do!
  • Flying High in Gyruss - World champion Ben Gold presents patterns for every planet.
  • Mappy - Mappy's a snap if you know these tricks.
Home Game Features
  • Electronic Arts: A New Software Breed - A small San Mateo company has applied movie-making mentality to game design, with "producers", "directors," and "stars" working together on new games for the Apple and Atari.
  • Star Master: Official Air Force Strategies - Retired Air Force pilot Frank P. Walter's strategies were honed by 20 years of playing the real flying game.
  • Letters
  • New Waves - Mylstar, Windo-Wizardry, Vidion, and more.
  • Tricks of the Trade - Top tips from the arcade pros.
  • Software Updates - Reviews of the newest computer games.
  • The Home Front - The latest games and classic cartridges.
  • Charts - Expanded to 101 record scores.
  • Technocracy - CVC's GameLine module and coin-op difficulty settings.
...and more!

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