Tagged: CD-ROM

Screenshot from 5 A Day Adventures

5 A Day Adventures Educational category

You can tell how many different stakeholders were involved in this CD-ROM about nutrition by the Dole Food Company. It’s an adventure at the intersection of advertising, digital publishing, and fruit facts.

Screenshot from Angst: Rahz's Revenge

Angst: Rahz’s Revenge Shooter category

Angst may be the worst commercially released first-person shooter of all time. It is so affectingly bad that it makes other games worse.

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 Ballistics

Ballistics Racing category

There are plenty of better racing games than Ballistics. None of them can match its unbelievable, outrageous speeds.

Screenshot from Beyond the Wall of Stars

Beyond the Wall of Stars Adventure categoryMultimedia category

From the author of the Choose Your Own Adventure books comes this unintentionally silly multimedia space adventure, which has a rocky time telling a story in a digital format.

Screenshot from BHunter

BHunter Action categoryShooter category

If you’ve ever wanted to pilot a flying car, BHunter is excellent wish fulfillment. Its shoddy world-building may not hold interest past that.

Screenshot from Biosys

Biosys Adventure categorySimulation category

Biosys is an environmental simulation in the form of an adventure game, a bold combination that stretches both parts.

Screenshot from Capitalism Plus

Capitalism Simulation category

Big on profits, light on ethics, and lavishly excessive in detail, the business simulator Capitalism is, for better or worse, an accurate look at what it’s like to run a big corporation.

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