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Archive for October, 2014
Take control of the fangs of Count Dracula and nom the necks of Van Helsing’s groupies! A lesser-known horror platformer from the early days of UbiSoft Entertainment.
King Arthur has fallen and it’s up to his Knights of the Round Table to unite Britain! A shareware classic from MVP Software, with turn-based medieval combat and kingdom-building.
World War II never happened, but aliens sure did! Take a seat in your F4U Corsair and shoot down UFOs and other sci-fi weirdness in one of the more oddly-named flight sims.
SimCity was released October 3, 1989. Celebrating a quarter century of city-building (and city-destroying) with a short and nostalgic look back at the game, my history with it, and what its impact has been.
Ragnarok! Loki! Vikings! Bloody action and adventure with a stellar Norse mythological backdrop, it’s Rune/Gold/Classic, the first game from Human Head Studios.