Tagged: Windows 3.1

The promises of friendlier emulation Blog categoryEssay category

Some thoughts about the new frontiers opened by the risky but extremely promising emulation work recently implemented by the Internet Archive.

QuickTime turns 20 years old Blog categoryEssay category

QuickTime enabled low-cost videos on computers, paving the way for new uses of multimedia. That said, we should all probably stop using it now.

Screenshot from Robot City

Robot City Adventure category

Robot City is a gripping, scary, unforgettable sci-fi murder mystery saddled a tedious and unfair open world.

Screenshot from Seize the Day

Seize the Day Software category

Come for the beautiful, breathtaking real-time art experiment. Stay for the handy planner program.

Screenshot from SimTower: The Vertical Empire

SimTower: The Vertical Empire Simulation category

Yoot Saito developed a surprisingly personal take on Maxis’s simulation sandbox genre – and one of the stronger entries in the Sim series.

Screenshot from Spaceship Warlock

Spaceship Warlock Adventure category

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.

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 Stuffin the Briefcase

Stuffin the Briefcase Puzzle category

This game about packing luggage is a satisfying slice of everyday life where you get to take care of your stuff.

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