Zap!

Your source for classic video gaming since 1991!

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Welcome to Zap!

Welcome to Zap!, video game fan! Back in the early 90's, Zap! was a bi-monthly video game newsletter I used to publish. The first issue was September, 1991. It covered mostly classic systems and computers, with some newer stuff as well. It was even reviewed in Electronic Games magazine, but that's old news by now. It was a pain to publish, and it bit the dust by early 1993. Now with technology moving on, why not make Zap! a WWW site? Well, here it is.

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What are we about?

Zap! will cover all sorts of systems and games, old and (sometimes) new, but since 80's systems are my favorites, (like games from the great era of 1987-1989), most of this page will be devoted to games from those years. I plan on reviewing lots of games, adding more links, and a top 10 best games ever list for other systems (to go along with the top 10 NES and SMS list) as well.

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Site news

The exiting news I have this month is that the new Zap! business card design is complete, check it out!,  Also, be sure to check us out on MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter. The forums are also more than five years old now (January 19, 2009), so please check them out and post!

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  • Forums

    Chat about classic, current, and future video games with gamers around the world in the forums.

  • Facebook

    Please "Like" our Page, we are now at over 3,000 "Likes" and growing!

  • Twitter

    Please follow me, we are small and need to grow.

  • MySpace

    Join our MySpace page! Right now we have over 700 friends.

  • Imagine if...

    Let's video game daydream a little..

  • Tidbits

    Video game news and odds and ends I like to call tidbits.

  • The Unexplained

    Enter the video game land of the unknown. Strange gaming-related little bits and pieces that can't be explained or are too weird to try!

  • Sega Challenge/Team Sega Newsletter

    This is an exceptionally rare newsletter from Sega. Much like Nintendo Fun Club was to Nintendo Power, this was the precursor to Sega Visions. There were only seven issues made, and here they are, scanned to .pdf for your enjoyment!

  • www.Men-A-Vision.com

    This is brand new domain name that I just registered, dedicated to Men-A-Vision, the company that designed the ultra-rare Atari 2600 game Air Raid. Check it out!

  • Zap! Fanzine

    Zap! was a newsletter that I founded, with an original run from 1991 to 1993. It was first created with an Atari 1040STe computer, and printed on a dot-matrix printer. Click on the link to learn more about it or to buy a complete, re-mastered set of all eight issues for only $10!