Archive for the ‘vintage’ Tag

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!

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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.

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!

Corncob Deluxe – DOS Game Review

Friday, October 10th, 2014

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 is 25 Years Old! Happy Birthday!

Monday, October 6th, 2014

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.

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!

Oddware – Diamond Edge 3D

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Overview and demonstration of the first 3D accelerator powered by Nvidia. Play converted Saturn games on Windows 95, using real Saturn controllers and quadratic rendering!

Afterlife – PC Game Review

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Ever want to find out how well you’d do running heaven and hell? Only in Afterlife, a LucasArts city-builder and management sim in the vein of SimCity 2000!

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!