Archive for the ‘history’ Tag

Descent To Undermountain Game Review

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Combine Dungeons & Dragons and Descent and what do you get? A first-person role playing adventure that was released incomplete, apparently!

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LGR Tech Tales – CP/M & Digital Research

Friday, October 31st, 2014

This episode covers the rise and fall of Digital Research and the story of Gary Kildall. Join me in LGR Tech Tales, looking at stories of technological inspiration, failure, and everything in-between!

Rune – PC Game Review

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

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.

Tech Tales – Osborne’s Rise & Fall

Friday, September 26th, 2014

This episode covers the incredible rise and fall of Osborne. Join me in LGR Tech Tales, looking at stories of technological inspiration, failure, and everything in-between!

PC-Man – PC Booter Game Review

Friday, August 1st, 2014

One of the oldest PC games I own, and one of the first proper Pac-Man games for IBM PCs and compatibles from 1982!

Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Game Review

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

After the success of the 1994 shareware platformer, Epic Megagames followed it up with a well-deserved and excellent sequel! Watch and learn about the main game, spin-offs, expansions, and more.

Amstrad CPC 464 Computer Review

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

An overview of the history, hardware, and software of the CPC464 from the perspective of a vintage computer collector. How do the pros and cons stack up, what games can you play on it, and is it worth getting a 464 over others like the 6128?

LGR – Arcade Game Copy Protection

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

An overview of copy protection and DRM schemes used in coin-op arcade gaming, covering the most notable and interesting methods from the early 80’s on up through today!

Thrift Store Finds [with Pushing Up Roses]

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

A new video is up, this time on PushingUpRoses’s channel! We went around to various thrift stores in the Chicagoland area and found some seriously awesome old computer and video games. Showing them, rambling about them, and hopefully being entertaining 😀

After Dark – Screensaver Review

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Flying Toasters! Can of Worms! Fish! After Dark was unavoidable and awesome in its day, and this video explores the original releases, released on both the Mac and PC.