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Scott Cram
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The first 100 issues of GAMES Magazine (September/October 1977 - October/November 1989) were uploaded to The Internet Archive last month and are available for free download:

Issues 1-9:
Issues 10-84:
Issues 85-100:

You may know it today as "GAMES' World of Puzzles" Magazine. There's more than a few magic- and puzzle-related goodies to be found in this magazine, as well:

The Magic Game and How to Play It by Charles R. Reynolds:

My Ten Favorite Brainteasers, by Martin Gardner:

10 Tricky Brainteasers, by Martin Gardner:

Games Mathematicians Play (Nim variations):

A Knight's Tour of Arizona:

Mathematical Circus - Games and Puzzles from Martin Gardner:

Magic Pentagon:

1980 or Bust Magic Square:

Sprouts: The Classic Game of Topology (Nim variation):

Disappearing Man cover:

The Disappearing Man and Other Vanishing Paradoxes (article):

Presenting Mark Wilson and His Amazing Magazine Magic:

Meet the Mathemagician Martin Gardner:

Five Pennies For Your Thoughts, by Harry Blackstone:

The Beadless Abacus, by Mel Stover:

Horseplay (Knight's Tour puzzle):

Puzzling Paradoxes, by Martin Gardner:

Magic Trick - The Eternal Triangle, by Michael W. Ecker:

Extrasensory Deception - The Strange Story of the Professor and the Psychic, by The Amazing Randi:

How to Be a Math Genius, by Harry Lorayne:

Magic Castle Knights, by David Saltman:

Presenting David Copperfield in "Take A Letter":

If you find any other goodies from GAMES Magazine you think should be shared in the Magic Café, post them with their links here! What are your thoughts on this magazine?
federico luduena
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Thank you, Scott! For the tip as well as for your selection. Great resource. I did a bit of research on the origins of the "M Heart Eight" logic series puzzle. You included above the issue where it first appeared in print (My Ten Favorite Brainteasers, by Martin Gardner).
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