With the closing of Sim developer Maxis, take a look back at a few of Maxis’s least-known games that aren’t available to play.
Tagged: lost games
A podcast episode served as a reminder about the importance of preserving Flash games and whose history they represent.
John Hiles, unapologetic, reflects on SimHealth, what games can learn about cognition, and where Will Wright was wrong
John Hiles, head of Maxis Business Simulations and Thinking Tools, shares his perspective on the foundational theories of the simulation genre and responds to criticism of the value of predictive simulation games.
This rote educational writing game has a huge problem that causes the text-to-speech voice to read a list of obscenities. After the game has been lost for 20 years, I got a copy, and now you can play it too!
With the SimRefinery prototype now available, let’s take a close look at what we can learn from the unfinished state of the game.
Thanks to a reader, a copy of SimRefinery has successfully been recovered!
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.