Tag Archives: 80s

3 in Three Macintosh categoryPuzzle category

3 in Three‘s eccentric story about the lives of numbers and letters in a computer elevates this great-to-middling collection of brainteasers.

Aldo’s Adventure Platform category

Aldo’s Adventure loosely remakes a clone of Donkey Kong, losing sight of the originals’ fundamentals in the process.

Big Rig Simulation category

This 80s text-based game driving sim is as detailed as it is intermittently dull. That’s no coincidence.

Don’t Go Alone Horror categoryRPG category

Often clumsy but never too tough, Don’t Go Alone has some spooky fun with its campy haunted house motif.

Executive Suite Simulation category

To excel in Executive Suite‘s cutthroat business simulation, you have to act like a cutthroat businessperson. Getting into that role is a different kind of challenge.

Fooblitzky Board category

Like an exaggerated version of deduction classic Clue, Infocom’s Footblitzky demands good note-taking to make logical order out of its overstuffed rules.

Freedom: Rebels in the Darkness Strategy category

Muriel Tramis’s slave rebellion strategy game confronts history with a cathartic rage never encountered in games – and it came out in the 80s.

Halloween Night II Macintosh categoryOther category

This brief, sweet ode to Halloween captures everything fun and spooky about a fun and spooky holiday.

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