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.
The ultimate showdown of gorilla vs. gorilla is actually more like a gorilla programming exercise. (Wait, why is it called Rhapsody?)
Come for the beautiful, breathtaking real-time art. Stay for the handy planner program.
Span-It is a decently fun, cerebral board game, but its strategic weaknesses are cripplingly obvious against the computer.
Secrets are the primary language of TaskMaker, a Macintosh role-playing game that leans into its eccentricities.
This tiny minigolf game has problems. They don’t completely get in the way of its loving, low-rent charm.
The cumbersome shooting mechanics of Three Point Basketball Deluxe don’t emulate basketball in a translatable way. At least the announcer delivers.
This bleak resource trading game holds onto hope and perseverance amid the cold. (Except for the slavery stuff.)
This science-themed Klax clone slightly differentiates itself from the original with a couple tweaks (and a little character).
Phantom Funhouse uses a surprising amount of made-up books and files to create the life of a sci-fi punk artist – and then to question the nature of reality.