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!
Yoot Saito developed a surprisingly personal take on Maxis’s simulation sandbox genre – and one of the stronger entries in the Sim series.
Reactor Inc.’s foundational interactive movie adventure follows no existing blueprint and nearly falls apart from the tonal whiplash of combining open exploration with cinematic intensity. Nearly.
This tiny minigolf game has problems. They don’t completely get in the way of its loving, low-rent charm.
A trippy piece of single-purpose novelty art software like The Groove Thing feels anachronistic today. It’s here to make groovy background art with full-hearted 90s aggression, and it does it well enough.
This science-themed Klax clone slightly differentiates itself from the original with a couple tweaks (and a little character).
You have to admire the ambition and scope of an edutainment game that covers the entire pantheon of Greek legend and, weathering its constantly messy design and acting, sort of achieves its goals.
Zephyr has all the charm and production values of a dystopian sci-fi classic, though the gameplay is sort of a mess.