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!

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 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.

Screenshot from Executive Suite

Executive Suite Simulation category

To excel in Executive Suite‘s cutthroat business simulation, you have to act like a cutthroat businessperson. Getting into that role is a different kind of challenge.

Screenshot from Fooblitzky

Fooblitzky Board category

Like an exaggerated version of deduction classic Clue, Infocom’s Footblitzky demands good note-taking to make logical order out of its overstuffed rules.

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