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13.08.2014

20 years ago in retro gaming: The Elder Scrolls: Arena

The Elder Scrolls: Arena is the first chapter in the popular fantasy RPG series "The Elder Scrolls" developed by Bethesda Softworks. Like...
20 years ago in retro gaming: The Elder Scrolls: Arena
30.07.2014

Spotlight: cyberpunk games

Cyberpunk was born in the 80s thanks to authors like William Gibson and Bruce Sterling. What is cyberpunk? Well, take a grim vision of the future, mix...
Spotlight: cyberpunk games
16.07.2014

Remake of the month: Midwinter

Midwinter was a strange but very appealing game designed back in 1989 by Mike Singleton, who unfortunately passed away in 2012. It boasted something...
Remake of the month: Midwinter
02.07.2014

Play X-Com: Ufo Defense online

The same guy who ported Dune II, Aleksander Guryanov, made a version of X-Com: Ufo Defense that can be played in a browser. For the few...
Play X-Com: Ufo Defense online
18.06.2014

Shopping: a mint copy of Infocom's Moonmist.

Here's a new precious acquisition for my (the webmaster) old games collection. This time I bought on eBay a copy of Moonmist, an interactive...
Shopping: a mint copy of Infocom's Moonmist.
04.06.2014

30 years ago in DOS gaming: King's Quest 1

Quest for the Crown is the first game in the popular series of King's Quest. Developed by Sierra On-line, King's Quest is an early adventure...
30 years ago in DOS gaming: King's Quest 1
25.05.2014

Civilization: Beyond Earth is coming this fall

This fall every Civilization fan will have something different to play with. Do you remember Alpha Centauri? Sid Meier created that 4x strategy game...
Civilization: Beyond Earth is coming this fall
16.05.2014

Blackwell Epiphany from Wadjet Eye

Wadjet Eye, the publisher of many great retro flavored point & click adventure games, just released the last chapter of their Blackwell series:...
Blackwell Epiphany from Wadjet Eye
06.05.2014

Heroine's Quest: a beautiful homage to Quest for Glory

Crystal Shard, a group of indie developers, created a little gem: Heroine's Quest: The Herald of Ragnarok. As the title suggests,...
Heroine's Quest: a beautiful homage to Quest for Glory
25.04.2014

Dune 2 for Android: it's real

A retro game lover named Guryanov Aleksander developed an Android version of the glorious RTS Dune 2: The building of a dinasty.A lot of (retro?)...
Dune 2 for Android: it's real
24.04.2014

Pac-Man Museum on Steam: is it worth your money?

A couple of months ago Namco released Pac-Man Museum, a collection of old Pac-Man games. Pac-Man Musum includes a lot of old games: PAC-MAN, PAC-MAN...
Pac-Man Museum on Steam: is it worth your money?
23.04.2014

30 years ago in retro gaming: Below The Root

Below the root is an atipycal early 2 dimensional adventure game based on the Zilpha Keatley Snyder novels: the Green Sky Trilogy. The player can...
30 years ago in retro gaming: Below The Root
16.04.2014

A publisher from the past: Sierra On-Line, founded in 1979

Sierra On-Line was a developer and publisher founded in 1979, famous for point & click adventure series like Leisure Suit Larry, King's Quest,...
A publisher from the past: Sierra On-Line, founded in 1979
12.04.2014

Retro City Rampage

It's been out for a long time now, but some of us (me included) is starting to play it just now. I'm talking about Retro City Rampage, a...
Retro City Rampage
09.04.2014

Wishbringer added to the retro collection

Here it is, in all its glory, the original Wishbringer, recently acquired on eBay. As a casual collector, I find the old Infocom Adventures to be...
Wishbringer added to the retro collection

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