Tagged: shareware

Screenshot from Pirate's Plunder

Pirate’s Plunder Board category

This bite-sized shareware pirate adventure was made to fit into a coffee break. For first-time game designer Erin Pavlina, it was another new challenge to adapt to.

Screenshot from Rhapsody! A King Kong Battle

Rhapsody! A King Kong Battle Strategy category

The ultimate showdown of gorilla vs. gorilla is actually more like a gorilla programming exercise. (Wait, why is it called Rhapsody?)

Screenshot from Robomaze II

Robomaze II Action categoryPlatform category

A combination of issues with level design and controls make this visually sharp, quick-moving Die Hard-with-robots game occasionally difficult to play.

Screenshot from Robomaze III

Robomaze III Action category

The third Robomaze is a wild departure for the series – from dystopian sci-fi to Zelda-inspired magical woods – but it still gets stuck on many of the same issues.

Screenshot from Rockstar!

Rockstar! Simulation category

Rockstar! amps up the experience of a rock band’s rise to fame with gratuitous amounts of sex, drugs, and violence (sometimes in poor taste).

Screenshot from Span-It!

Span-It! Board category

Span-It is a decently fun, cerebral board game, but its strategic weaknesses are cripplingly obvious against the computer.

Screenshot from Street Shuffle

Street Shuffle Puzzle category

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

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.

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