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MAG!!! puts the player in the place of the lead editor and publisher of a computer games review magazine in the late 1980s/early 1990s. Up to four players can take turns playing MAG!!!. There are three ways to win the game, one of which has to be chosen at the start of the game: being the publisher with the greatest market share, net worth or score.

Players can choose to publish magazines for IBM-PC, Amiga, Atari ST, C64 or CPC computers. Other vital decisions include choosing publishing in black and white or colour, selecting the right kind of editors to work for the player's magazine and what columns to include in the magazine. It is also important to stay in contact with game publishers since they might provide the player with exclusive games to review. Depending on the difficulty selected at the beginning of the game, players have between 13 and 5 minutes to complete one month's issue.


MAG!!! DOS Choosing between coloured or black and white cover
MAG!!! DOS Here we can establish two different kinds of hotline
MAG!!! DOS Our own office
MAG!!! DOS Title screen

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Pixel-Heroes.de DOS Jun, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Pixel-Heroes.de Amiga Jun, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Amiga Games Amiga CD32 May, 1996 86 out of 100 86
Amiga Games Amiga May, 1996 86 out of 100 86
Amiga Games Amiga Feb, 1996 86 out of 100 86
PC Action (Germany) DOS Mar, 1996 78 out of 100 78
PC Joker DOS 1996 72 out of 100 72
Amiga Joker Amiga CD32 Mar, 1996 71 out of 100 71
The Good Old Days (Staff Reviews only) Amiga Nov 25, 2002 4 out of 6 67
PC Spiel DOS Apr, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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The about ten minutes long intro video was filmed with the real editorial team of PC Games, one of the major German gaming magazines at the time.
Contributed to by robotriot (9068) and Evil Azrael (261)