Tag Archives: CD-ROM

The Groove Thing Macintosh categorySoftware category

A trippy piece of single-purpose novelty art software like The Groove Thing feels anachronistic today. It’s here to make groovy background art with full-hearted 90s aggression, and it does it well enough.

The Journeyman Project Adventure category

The Journeyman Project has a brilliant vision of the future, unrivaled for its time, that tackles a great paperback science fiction premise with maturity and hope.

The Lost Mind of Dr. Brain Educational categoryPuzzle category

The third game in the Dr. Brain series is quite fun ‌because of its educational content ‌– not in spite of it.

The Time Warp of Dr. Brain Educational categoryPuzzle category

Time Warp seasons the Dr. Brain formula with historical action games that, while thematically sound, are arguably a step back in quality.

Tlön: A Misty Story Adventure category

In the absence of a compelling lead character, story, or gameplay idea, Tlön shares none of the unreal intrigue of the short story that inspired it apart from perhaps its art.

Unearthing Subterraneans Blog categoryMultimedia categoryShooter category

B-movie horror studio Full Moon Features at one point planned to release CD-ROM games and software. I found prototypes of their two titles and have released them into the wild.

Wrath of the Gods Adventure categoryEducational category

You have to admire the ambition and scope of an edutainment game that covers the entire pantheon of Greek legend and, weathering its constantly messy design and acting, sort of achieves its goals.

Zephyr Action categoryRacing categoryShooter category

Zephyr has all the charm and production values of a dystopian sci-fi classic, but the gameplay is sort of a mess.

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