This joyless roller coaster game doesn’t care much about the fun of building, riding, or even looking at a theme park ride.
Tagged: Windows 9x
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 of it, and now you can play it too!
Sentient overwhelms you with the freedom to roam an active space station and absurdly detailed dialogue. How much of this is just for show?
Sierra’s line of home productivity software (really!) included this gardening tool, which makes it easier to plan a garden but doesn’t necessarily teach how to landscape well.
Lucas Learning put together a decent Chu Chu Rocket-like, dampening the inherent unlikeability of a child-targeted Episode I tie-in game.
Time Warp seasons the Dr. Brain formula with historical action games that, while thematically sound, are arguably a step back in quality.
In the absence of a compelling story, character, direction, or gameplay idea, Tlön shares none of the unreal intrigue of the short story that inspired it apart from perhaps its art.
Lionel’s game about the Transcontinental Railroad is the logical follow-up to The Oregon Trail, both chronologically and in terms of how much it draws from history.
Disney World is a fantasy, an illusion, and the Disney World CD-ROM is a guide to what that fantasy was supposed to look like on its 25th anniversary.
When an old piece of software is tacitly allowed to be shared for free, does that mean it’s okay?