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Hearts of Iron III

Hearts of Iron III is not just a strategy game, it is a strategy simulator. This game is the definitive World War 2 simulator. It takes all the aspects of World War 2 into a game where you plan the war by the hour as if you were the leader of a real ...
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The Flintstones

[youtube id=”5GZmnQ8zZf0″ width=”633″ height=”356″] The Flintstones Whether or not these were a success has already been decided by history, but I’ve decided to revisit them, mainly because I’ve not played them ...
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Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards

  [youtube id=”Xe0avtFGl7g” width=”633″ height=”356″] Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards I remember very well the buzz at the gaming table about a certain balding protagonist of a now-classic ...
Midnight Resistance

Midnight Resistance

[youtube id=”DHwBb4VVz-4″ width=”633″ height=”356″] Midnight Resistance Midnight Resistance is a 1 or 2 player side scrolling shoot ‘em up and platformer. You play as mercenaries thrown into battle with alien forces ...
Thunderscape PC

Thunderscape

[youtube id=”loi3fJSBznA” width=”633″ height=”356″] Thunderscape First, a little gaming history. The AD&D gold box PC game series was a huge hit for SSI back in the day, but eventually technology outpaced the game ...
Horace Goes Skiing - ZX Spectrum

Horace Goes Skiing

[youtube id=”LS-HWZPn-LI” width=”633″ height=”356″] Horace Goes Skiing Format: Spectrum Genre: Arcade Released: 1982 Developer: Psion Software Horace Goes Skiing is [drum roll please!!!] the first game I ever ...
King's Quest

King’s Quest

[youtube id=”1sn7XJPzpDU” width=”633″ height=”356″] King’s Quest Any blog about classic retro gaming simply MUST include a homage to Roberta Williams’ King’s Quest series, originally published by Ken and Roberta ...
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Hunter

[youtube id=”QA3pTA2DNhc” width=”633″ height=”356″]  Hunter So, its review a great game day. Superb. My choice, Hunter, on the Amiga 500. I couldn’t let this one slip by, as it is one of my most treasured and favourite ...
Descent to Undermountain

Descent to Undermountain

[youtube id=”mv7OBko0iXc” width=”633″ height=”356″] Descent to Undermountain Back in the holiday season in 1997, Interplay Productions released Descent to Undermountain, a new Dungeons & Dragons PC game hotly anticipated ...
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Knights of the Sky

[youtube id=”A-cJmj-64J4″ width=”633″ height=”356″] The great thing about Knights of the Sky was that you felt completely vulnerable throughout every mission – even just a few direct hits with a machine gun could ...
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The Immortal

  [youtube id=”ZIMRTeLeetk” width=”633″ height=”356″] The first thing you noticed when playing The Immortal was that you tended to die a lot. ~Dan Epp The Immortal The plot of The Immortal revolved around a ...
Qwak - Gameplay Screenshot

Qwak

[youtube id=”OFdQmg-g-Zs” width=”633″ height=”356″] Qwak is one for the adrenaline junkie gamers isn’t it?! There will always be some gamers who love fast-paced reaction based games…and those who don’t. That’s ...

Outlaws

  [youtube id=”ybEZl3w0b_w” width=”633″ height=”356″] For single-player gameplay, there were three options: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. (Come on, who doesn’t like Clint Eastwood spaghetti westerns?) ~Dan ...
Human Killing Machine

Human Killing Machine

[youtube id=”TG3P23K3J7M” width=”633″ height=”356″] “Worst game ever? Human Killing Machine, Capcom. Seriously, look it up. I have a copy of it on disk, given away by Amiga Power, I believe.” @GuyFawkesRetro Human ...
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Freakin Funky Fuzzballs

[youtube id=”W2EvvaDbqOs” width=”633″ height=”356″]This was a fun little game in its day, but even then there was not much replay value, though, as once you mastered the fine art of fuzzballdom and cleared all its ...
Little Big Adventure 2 -Twinsen's Odyssey

Little Big Adventure 2: Twinsen’s Odyssey

[youtube id=”fzER1ycazy0″ width=”633″ height=”356″]It features a truly great and imaginative story and it’s gameplay is one of the best that I have seen in an adventure game… ~Harris AsprosLittle Big ...