Tagged: 1993

Title screen from GADGET: Invention, Travel, & Adventure

GADGET: Invention, Travel, & Adventure Adventure category

An exceptional piece of alienating design, GADGET: Invention, Travel, & Adventure terrifies and enraptures as it barrels into an uncomfortable, Kubrickian territory.

Screenshot from Green

Green Strategy category

The throwback environmentalism in Green makes a cute political cartoon but a very vague strategy game.

Box art for Myst, courtesy of MobyGames

Happy 18th, Myst! Blog categoryEssay category

Myst rewrote the future of games and multimedia. Consider how much has changed in about two decades. (September 24, 2011)

Screenshot from Hell Cab

Hell Cab Adventure category

Technical constraints and a very brief length hamper Hell Cab‘s attempts to be more than a saucy roller coaster ride.

Screenshot from The Labyrinth of Time

The Labyrinth of Time Adventure category

Bradley W. Schenck’s terrific blend of the ordinary and the surreal stages a one-of-a-kind world that uplifts an otherwise by-the-numbers adventure.

Title screen from Microsoft Dinosaurs

Microsoft Dinosaurs Educational categorySoftware category

Microsoft Home’s Jurassic reference guide upends the digital encyclopedia model by showing the relations between articles, even if its information is out-of-date.

Music Highlight: The Labyrinth of Time Music Highlights category

This first Music Highlight is a fan-favorite track from The Labyrinth of Time, “Telecom.” It’s easy to hear why its elaborate electronic jazz vibe caught people’s attention.

Screenshot from QuarterPole

QuarterPole Simulation categorySports category

A clever scenario mode guarantees that anyone can jump into QuarterPole and have fun watching a horse race, though its depth might confuse those who aren’t fans of the real thing.

Screenshot from Seize the Day

Seize the Day Software category

Come for the beautiful, breathtaking real-time art experiment. Stay for the handy planner program.

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