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Outside Lefty's bar in Leisure Suit Larry

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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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 ...
Freakin Funky Fuzzballs - Gameplay screenshot

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 ...
The Beast Within - A Gabriel Knight Mystery

The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery

[youtube id=”XyKSEQglU8A” width=”633″ height=”356″] Another limitation that the use of FMV incorporated into gameplay was the need to limit the choices available to the player, thereby making the game more linear.  ...
Maniac Mansion PC

Maniac Mansion

Maniac Mansion Maniac Mansion is one of those games that it’s repetitive “music” is still following me in everything that I am doing. A game developed by Lucas Arts and the creator of the Monkey Island games, Ron Gilbert in 1997, an ...
Daikatana - PC

Daikatana

Daikatana Every so often I get a little spoiled with too much classic retrogaming goodness, and begin to take for granted the great storylines, coding and sheer fun that most of my game collection contains.  It’s at that point that I find it helpful ...
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Softporn Adventures

Softporn Adventures I always wondered if there was a text based game about the pursuit of sex would it be almost like sexting is today. So, how many of you know On-Line Systems, perhaps you know them under their more famous name Sierra On-Line. Before ...
Red Baron

Red Baron

Red Baron What you’re about to read, is an excellent guest post by Bill, who is a blogger for think SMART, that came up with some rather intriguing educational DS games and even a little something for the Wii. Bill lives in Hell’s Kitchen, ...
Prehistorik 2

Prehistorik 2

Prehistorik 2 This is one more of the first ever games i played on the PC. Prehistorik 2 is a dos platformer (an-oter sequel from which I did not play the original) developed by Titus interactive in 1993. I remember I had no idea how to install a game ...
Motor City Dragstrip

Motor City Dragstrip

Motor City Dragstrip In today’s world, online multiplayer gaming is an everyday thing. People rutinely go online and can fight, wrestle, and shoot others in real time. But back in MY day (I say as I feel my hair greying), for online multiplayer ...
Interstate_76

Interstate ’76

Interstate ’76 Oh yes, A lot of people that know me, tend to forget that I was once deeply involved in what I consider to be the dark ages of my gaming journey. The PC-gaming era.. It wasn’t all bad, it started great with the DOS/Windows 3.1 era ...
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Blade Runner

Blade Runner Everybody has seen the movie (I hope) however there is a great game also with the Blade Runner logo on it , released in 1997, it follows the Blade Runner Ray McCoy. It is set in the same universe as the Blade Runner movie but it follows ...