Tagged: CD-ROM

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 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 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.

Screenshot from Trans-Con!

Lionel Trains Presents: Trans-Con! Educational category

Lionel’s game about the Transcontinental Railroad is the logical follow-up to The Oregon Trail, both chronologically and in terms of how much it draws from history.

Screenshot from Troggle Trouble Math

Troggle Trouble Math Educational category

In a big departure for MECC’s Munchers series, the spinoff Troggle Trouble Math is like a math dungeon crawler, with a story and structure that can fit a variety of math activities.

Screenshot from Video Cube: Space

Video Cube: Space Puzzle category

Enter the Video Cube – a extraterrestrial video puzzle that probably only exists because computers could now play videos.

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