Tagged: 80s

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.

Screenshot from Freedom: Rebels in the Darkness

Freedom: Rebels in the Darkness Strategy category

Muriel Tramis’s slave rebellion strategy game confronts history with a cathartic rage never encountered in games – and it came out in the 80s.

Screenshot from Halloween Night II

Halloween Night II Macintosh categoryOther category

This brief, sweet ode to Halloween captures everything fun and spooky about a fun and spooky holiday.

Screenshot from Kangaroo Court

Kangaroo Court Macintosh categoryOther category

An unrepentantly silly courtroom nightmare offers some good laughs at your expense.

Screenshot from Life & Death

Life & Death Simulation category

Life & Death accurately simulates the stress and challenge of hospital work. Not for the faint of heart or those easily deterred by a steep challenge.

Screenshot from Mission: Mainframe

Mission: Mainframe RPG category

The office-themed gloss atop this punishing dungeon crawler is both its most fun and most confusing quality.

Screenshot from Realm of Impossibility

Realm of Impossibility Action category

Originally named Zombies after its mindless enemies, this maze game traps players in weird, towering architecture that uses optical illusions.

Screenshot from Rockstar!

Rockstar! Simulation category

Rockstar! amps up the experience of a rock band’s rise to fame with gratuitous amounts of sex, drugs, and violence (sometimes in poor taste).

Screenshot from Solarian II

Solarian II Arcade categoryMacintosh category

You can’t take the wacky-yet-easygoing Solarian II seriously, so its arcade-style action is more fun than aggressive.

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