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.
In a big departure for MECC’s Munchers series, the spinoff Troggle Trouble Math is like a math dungeon crawler, with a story and structure that can fit a variety of math activities.
Enter the Video Cube – a extraterrestrial video puzzle that probably only exists because computers could now play videos.
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?
StupidSoft probably had a good time creating this wonky, good-natured Frogger clone.
This Elvis-themed space combat game based is less strange or interesting than you’d expect. The normal, acceptable parts far outweigh the weird ones.
The World Empire war game pentalogy adds a layer of political pragmatism to Risk and captures a decade of stylistic change in gaming.
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.