Archive for the ‘lgr’ Tag

Oddware – ICONtroller Review

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Overview and demonstration of the Suncom Technologies ICONtroller mouse-like thing from 1990. It’s a joystick, it’s a mouse, yet neither!

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The Sims 1 Review

Friday, February 20th, 2015

This is the LGR review of The Sims from 2000. Covers the making of the game, the gatefold box, expansion packs, and heavy nostalgia. Celebrating fifteen years of simming!

CHAMP Arcade Games for DOS

Friday, January 30th, 2015

CHAMProgramming was a champion of arcade game conversions for MS-DOS! A retrospective of all their games, from CHAMP Kong onward.

LGR Floppy Disk Retrospective

Monday, January 26th, 2015

Floppy diskettes in multiple sizes and densities were used for computer games and software for the better part of three decades. What makes them special today?
A retrospective on the floppy disk.

Onesimus – DOS PC Game Review

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Jill of the Jungle is a classic platformer from Epic Megagames. Onesimus is, uh, well it’s a Jill game without Jill based on some verses from the Bible. Classic? Eh.

LGR Tech Tales – 3Dfx Interactive

Friday, January 16th, 2015

This episode covers the founding, voodoo-powered rise, and ridiculously powerful fall of 3Dfx Interactive. Join me in LGR Tech Tales, looking at stories of technological inspiration, failure, and everything in-between!

LGR – The Sims 4 Outdoor Retreat Review

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Gameplay and overview of the first content pack for The Sims 4, Outdoor Retreat. What is this? Is a Game Pack better than a Stuff Pack? Is it worth buying? Questions, answers, snark!

Europa Universalis – PC Game Review

Friday, January 9th, 2015

The original entry in the incredibly engaging (and addictive) historical grand strategy series! Brace yourself, complexity is coming.

Retro Fever – Apple II Game Review

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Collecting vintage computers is such a fun hobby. Why shouldn’t it make a fun game? That’s answered in this homebrew arcade game for the Apple II!

Race The Nags – DOS Game Review

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Off-track betting for DOS! What could be more simple? Not much, actually. A review of the horse racing game by Dick Olsen.