Tagged: Sierra On-Line

Screenshot from Gunman Chronicles

Gunman Chronicles Shooter category

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.

The entrance to Cyan Worlds headquarters in Mead, WA. A red stone arch stands in front of a small walkway bridge to the front door. On other side of the entrance are banners for the games Obduction and Firmament, with conifer trees further to the sides.

Hot dogs and history at Cyan Worlds Essay category

Cyan Worlds hosted an open house for the Mysterium fan convention in 2019, and a look inside their building was a look at a company embracing and enduring their history.

Screenshot from Lighthouse: The Dark Being

Lighthouse: The Dark Being Adventure category

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.

Screenshot from The Lost Mind of Dr. Brain

The Lost Mind of Dr. Brain Educational categoryPuzzle category

The third game in the Dr. Brain series is quite fun ‌because of its multi-subject education ‌– not in spite of it.

Screenshot from MissionForce: CyberStorm

MissionForce: CyberStorm Strategy category

MissionForce: CyberStorm‘s complex strategic gameplay underscores a dark narrative about the invasive, soulless logic of endless war.

Screenshot from Sierra LandDesigner 3D

Sierra LandDesigner 3D Software category

Sierra’s line of home productivity software (really!) included this gardening tool, which makes it easier to plan a garden but doesn’t necessarily teach how to landscape well.

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