Tagged: turn-based

Screenshot from Atmosfear: The Third Dimension

Atmosfear: The Third Dimension Board category

This 1996 adaptation of the video board game series Atmosfear takes cues from features in other CD-ROM computer games. Some ideas improve the video board game format; others don’t.

Screenshot from Dinosaur Predators

Dinosaur Predators Educational categoryStrategy category

As an educational tool about dinosaurs, this game is limited by its strategic shortcomings. As a strategy game, it’s held back by its adherence to science.

Econ’s Arena Strategy category

This lovingly cluttered, colorful strategy game based on the classical elements needs more focus to deliver a endgame as compelling as it looks.

Screenshot from Fooblitzky

Fooblitzky Board category

Like an exaggerated version of deduction classic Clue, Infocom’s Footblitzky demands good note-taking to make logical order out of its overstuffed rules.

Screenshot from Magus

Magus RPG category

In place of plot or a focus on RPG stats, Magus lets you wander.

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 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 World Empire III

World Empire series Board categoryStrategy category

The World Empire war game pentalogy adds a layer of political pragmatism to Risk and captures a decade of stylistic change in gaming.