Tagged: 80s

Screenshot from 3 in Three

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.

Screenshot from Aaargh! Condor

Aaargh! Condor Arcade category

You have ten seconds to defeat a large bird. This is ridiculous. I can’t stop playing it. Why is it good? Aaargh! Condor!

Screenshot from Below the Root

Below the Root Platform category

Based on a series of fantasy novels, Below the Root captures the enchanted tone of children’s literature by putting kindness and connectedness at the heart of the adventure.

Title screen from Big Rig

Big Rig Simulation category

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

Screenshot from Beebop

Breakout roundup Arcade category

Instead of writing a bunch of short articles about Breakout clones, here’s several of them put together! Maybe we’ll learn something more broadly about game clones by looking at them as a group.

Screenshot from Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin Other category

This loving recreation of Charlie Chaplin’s film career has a rough time translating his antics into an understandable game.

Screenshot from Don't Go Alone

Don’t Go Alone RPG category

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

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