Tagged: 1991

Music Highlight: Obitus Music Highlights category

The title theme of the DOS version of the role-playing game Obitus prepares you to lose your way while there’s still promise in that idea.

Screenshot from Obitus

Obitus RPG category

Not all who wander are lost, but in Obitus, you will always be lost. For this otherwise simple and charming RPG, either prepare to draw your own maps or don’t bother playing.

Screenshot from Robomaze II

Robomaze II Action categoryPlatform category

A combination of issues with level design and controls make this visually sharp, quick-moving Die Hard-with-robots game occasionally difficult to play.

Screenshot from Robomaze III

Robomaze III Action category

The third Robomaze is a wild departure for the series – from dystopian sci-fi to Zelda-inspired magical woods – but it still gets stuck on many of the same issues.

Screenshot from Spaceship Warlock

Spaceship Warlock Adventure category

Reactor Inc.’s foundational interactive movie adventure follows no existing blueprint and nearly falls apart from the tonal whiplash of combining open exploration with cinematic intensity. Nearly.

Screenshot from Stuffin the Briefcase

Stuffin the Briefcase Puzzle category

This game about packing luggage is a satisfying slice of everyday life where you get to take care of your stuff.

Screenshot from World Empire III

World Empire series Board categoryStrategy category

The World Empire war game pentalogy adds a layer of political pragmatism to Risk and captures a decade of stylistic change in gaming.

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