Tagged: Windows 3.1

Screenshot from Millennium Auction

Millennium Auction Other category

A combination of random events and speculative fiction creates drama in this game’s virtual auction house. Does it matter that we can’t separate the randomness from the intentional storytelling and character? (This article includes a history of the game’s rocky production.)

Screenshot from MindGym

MindGym Multimedia categoryOther categorySoftware category

This unique, stunning surrealist self-help guide gets arrogant when it uses the strengths of the multimedia CD-ROM format to make players examine how they think.

Screenshot from Music Brush

Music Brush Software category

Music Brush creates expressionist art that toys with animation and music, which also makes it a great tool for idle reflection.

Screenshot from Noir: A Shadowy Thriller

Noir: A Shadowy Thriller Adventure category

Noir recreates the world of a generic 1940s detective story with incredible production values and the genre’s trademark convoluted plotting.

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 Rhapsody! A King Kong Battle

Rhapsody! A King Kong Battle Strategy category

The ultimate showdown of gorilla vs. gorilla is actually more like a gorilla programming exercise. (Wait, why is it called Rhapsody?)

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. Stay for the handy planner program.

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