Tagged: adaptation

Screenshot from Atmosfear: The Third Dimension

Atmosfear: The Third Dimension Board category

This 1996 adaptation of the video board game series Atmosfear takes cues from features in other CD-ROM computer games. Some ideas improve the video board game format; others don’t.

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 Eyewitness Virtual Reality Earth Quest

Eyewitness Virtual Reality Earth Quest Educational categorySoftware category

Inspired by CD-ROM adventure games, Dorling Kindersley’s virtual museum of earth science is like an encyclopedia blown up into a colossal educational destination.

Screenshot from Monopoly (1991)

Two odd Monopoly games in context Board category

Comparing two odd video game versions of Monopoly – one quirky, one intense – and what they say about the era they were released in.

Screenshot from Robot City

Robot City Adventure category

Robot City is a gripping, scary, unforgettable sci-fi murder mystery saddled a tedious and unfair open world.

Screenshot from Star Wars: Demolition

Star Wars: Demolition PlayStation categoryRacing categoryShooter category

Despite no convincing excuse to exist, Demolition tries to imagine an angle for a Star Wars-friendly car combat game.

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.

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.