BVS Reviews November 2002 Edition



PhotoImpact 8 Latest and greatest image editing programs from Ulead Systems

Games- Educational

Dragon Frog Jamboree The gang from Dragon tales in a new adventure.

Sesame Street Monster Clubhouse Sesame Street fun.

Butt-Ugly Martians: Martian Boot Camp Obstacle courses with ugly aliens.


Prisoner of War Codemasters greatly anticipated prison camp game.

Rally Trophy Road race with classic cars.

Industry Giant II Second outing for becoming a Captain of Industry.

Hotel Giant Become a hotel magnate in this game from JoWood Entertainment.

Cultures 2: Gates of Asgard Second time around with this Viking sim.

Console Games

layStation 2

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 4Latest in the skateboarding series.

Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer- Way cool surfing game, dude!.

X-Men: Next Dimension- Cyclops and others in this new fighting game from Activison.

Robotech: Battlecry- Cel shading in this new game from TDK Mediactive.

Reign of Fire- Dragons and machine guns in this game based on the movie.

Game Boy Advance

Butt-Ugly Martians: B.K.M. Battles- The aliens with attitudes.

Secret Agent Barbie Royal Jewels Mission- Barbie as a spy looking for loot.

Barbie Groovy Games- Cool girl games for the GBA.




Death And Devotion A Palmer Morel mystery.

Firestorms Narco terrorists in LA.

Torment Without A TraceObsessive love from first time author Valerie Clark.


General Fiction

Five Days Till Dawn A Knights RuseA novel of knights and good maidens.


Fantasy / Science Fiction

Diablo: Legacy of BloodA novel based on the popular computer game.

Diablo # 2: The Black Road The second novel in the series based on the game.

Non Fiction - General

Prof Rap An irreverent look at what college freshmen need to know.

KickStart to College A self help guide for parents of college bound students.

The History of Mystery An illustrated guide in the world of mystery in print and film.

Comic Book Culture: An Illustrated History A look at the Golden Age of comics.

Science Fiction of the 20th Century: An Illustrated History A book for those who are huge sfi fi fans.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Amazing SexThe title tells it all.

Why Should Guys Have All The FunAn in-your-face dirty tutorial for women.


If Kallimos Had A Chef - Great cookbook by Debra Stark

Graphic Novels

GTO Volume 7 - The 7th outing for this bad boy teacher in this graphic novel

Lupin III Volume 1 - Graphic novel of a master thief slash spy slash whatever.

Computer Related

Macromedia Flash MX ActionScript For Fun & Games - Great book about games and such for Flash MX

Flash MX Creative Web Animation and Interactivity - Peachpit Press self help book on Flash.

Flash MX Unleashed - Another great book about Flash MX

Special Edition Using Macromedia Fireworks MX -Que Publishing book on Fireworks MX.

How To Use Dreamweaver MX & Fireworks MX - Ilustrated guide on using these products

Leo Laporte's 2003 Technology Almanac - Trendy tech almanac from an expert in the field.

Catalog of Tomorrow: Trends Shaping Your Future- neat book from techTV and Que Publishing.




Hangtime Saxophone tunes from Jaared.

New Found Freedom Tom Scott's great new album.

Evocation New Age style of album from pianist Craig Urquhart.


Walking All The Way Solo effort from Todd Sharp a member of Delbert McClinton's band.


Reboot: To Mend and Defend The start of the third season of Reboot.

Reboot: The Net The 2nd volume in this set from the third season of Reboot

.Reboot: The Web Matrix is trying to get back to Mainframe.

Reboot: The Viral Wars Wrapping up the Matrix travel through the Net storyline.

LA Blue Girl Returns: Shikima Lust Adult rated anime.


Genesis Survivor Gaiarth: Stage 1 Warrior androids and nomad raiders.



© 2002 Bruce E. Von Stiers