Tagged: 90s

Screenshot from Star Wars Pit Droids!

Star Wars: Pit Droids Puzzle category

Lucas Learning put together a decent Chu Chu Rocket-like game, dampening the inherent unlikeability of a Episode I tie-in game for kids.

Screenshot from Street Shuffle

Street Shuffle Puzzle category

The playful Street Shuffle paves over its missteps in taxi management through sheer likeability.

Screenshot from Stuffin the Briefcase

Stuffin the Briefcase Puzzle category

This game about packing luggage is a satisfying slice of everyday life where you get to take care of your stuff.

Title screen from Subterraneans

Unearthing Subterraneans Blog categoryShooter category

B-movie horror studio Full Moon Features at one point planned to release CD-ROM games and software. I found prototypes of their two titles and have released them into the wild.

Screenshot from TaskMaker

TaskMaker Macintosh categoryRPG category

Secrets are the primary language of TaskMaker, a Macintosh role-playing game that leans into its eccentricities.

Screenshot from The Greens

The Greens Sports category

This tiny minigolf game has problems. They don’t completely get in the way of its loving, low-rent charm.

Screenshot from The Groove Thing

The Groove Thing Macintosh categorySoftware category

A trippy piece of single-purpose novelty art software like The Groove Thing feels anachronistic today. It’s here to make groovy background art with full-hearted 90s aggression, and it does it well enough.

Screenshot from Three Point Basketball Deluxe

Three Point Basketball Deluxe Sports category

The cumbersome shooting mechanics of Three Point Basketball Deluxe don’t emulate basketball in a translatable way. At least the announcer delivers.

Screenshot from The Time Warp of Dr. Brain

The Time Warp of Dr. Brain Educational categoryPuzzle category

Time Warp seasons the Dr. Brain formula with historical action games that, while thematically sound, are arguably a step back in quality.

Screenshot from Tlön: A Misty Story

Tlön: A Misty Story Adventure category

In the absence of a compelling story, character, direction, or gameplay idea, Tlön shares none of the unreal intrigue of the short story that inspired it apart from perhaps its art.

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