Archive for the ‘review’ 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!


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!

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 – 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.

Viscera Cleanup Detail Santa’s Rampage Review

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Santa’s gone postal (again) and it’s up to you to clean up the mess! This spin-off of VCD features copious elf gibs and relentless mopping.

Rudolph’s Magical Sleigh Ride Review

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Games based on movie licenses are always of such high-quality, am I right? Yeah. Thought so. At least it’s got a sweet LED box!

Jingle Disk for DOS Review

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Making your own Christmas cards was a big business at one point! And Thoughtware’s Jingle Disk was one of the pioneers, also tossing in CGA animations and PC speaker music.