We made recipes from CD-ROM cookbooks. Here are our thoughts about them and their (mostly terrific) food.
Tagged: Sierra On-Line
This officially sanctioned modification of Half-Life catches the shooter genre mid-growth, sandwiched between a history of dark corridors and the promise of expansiveness.
For a game that admittedly cribs most of its design from Myst, Lighthouse has its own take on how to build a haunting, empty world.
MissionForce: CyberStorm‘s complex strategic gameplay underscores a dark narrative about the encroaching, soulless logic of endless war. It deserves to be considered a classic.
Sierra’s Lighthouse: The Dark Being hinges on the dimming hope of the Temple of the Ancient Machines, reflected in a harp melody that runs through the background.
Liryl, one of the central characters in Sierra’s Lighthouse: The Dark Being, is so unusual and thorny as to deserve special attention.
The third game in the Dr. Brain series is quite fun because of its multi-subject education – not in spite of it.
Time Warp seasons the Dr. Brain formula with historical action games that, while thematically sound, are arguably a step back in quality.