Some thoughts about the new frontiers opened by the risky but extremely promising emulation work recently implemented by the Internet Archive.
Tagged: Windows 3.1
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.
Robot City is a gripping, scary, unforgettable sci-fi murder mystery saddled a tedious and unfair open world.
Come for the beautiful, breathtaking real-time art experiment. Stay for the handy planner program.
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.
Span-It is a decently fun, cerebral board game, but its strategic weaknesses are cripplingly obvious against the computer.
The playful Street Shuffle paves over its missteps in taxi management through sheer likeability.
This game about packing luggage is a satisfying slice of everyday life where you get to take care of your stuff.
B-movie horror studio Full Moon Features at one point planned to release CD-ROM games and software. I found prototypes of their two titles and have released them into the wild.