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LGR – Jingle Disk for DOS Review

LGR – Jingle Disk for DOS Review

[grunt] [music: synth “Silent Night”] [fizz] [sipping] Ahhh… [typing] [music fades out] Greetings. As in greeting cards. They’re a pretty inseparable part of the Christmas tradition by this point, and have been for a really long time, but one thing that I really don’t get a chance to talk about normally is digital greeting cards. […]

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Burger King Flamin’ Hot Mac n’ Cheetos – Food Review

Hello everyone this is Running on Empty Food Review boy Burger King is is closing off the year with not just a bang, but an absolute utter explosion of heat and Mac and Cheetoh-y goodness yeah they they’ve released everyone’s favorite Mac and Cheetos again and This time they said well You know people people […]

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LGR – Iron Blood – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Iron Blood – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] Why had I never heard of this until recently? This is “Iron Blood,” published in 1996 by Microforum and developed by Family Production, Inc. Hmm. Maybe that’s why I hadn’t heard of it. As far as company names go, it’s hard to think of one more drab than Family Production. But while it may […]

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LGR – Cross Country Canada – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Cross Country Canada – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] If your typical weekend looks like this, then you also probably consider the game Cross Country Canada to be a point of national pride. I’ve heard many describe this as the Canadian school kid’s equivalent to The Oregon Trail, and on the surface, the comparison makes sense. However, I’m sorry to burst your syrupy […]

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LGR – Word Rescue and Math Rescue – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Word Rescue and Math Rescue – DOS PC Game Review

[theme music plays] [gunshot, roar] [sips] Aahhh… [typing] [music ends] Near the end of 1990, Apogee had put themselves on the PC gaming map in a major way with id Software’s Commander Keen. It was an exceptional side-scrolling platform game, both in fun and technical features, with memorable characters and a light-hearted atmosphere. Then in […]

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Apple’s MS-DOS Compatible 486 Macintosh from 1995!

Apple’s MS-DOS Compatible 486 Macintosh from 1995!

Greetings and welcome to a classic LGR computer thing! And this time we’ve got a fascinating hybrid system from 1995: the Power Macintosh 6100/66 DOS Compatible. Yep, this is an Apple product built to run both Mac OS and Microsoft DOS, with the ability to switch between the two at any time and even run […]

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LGR – Animal Quest – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Animal Quest – DOS PC Game Review

[PC speaker sounds] Kris: Hello, everyone. I am not the Lazy Game Reviewer. Although I am kind of lazy. I do review games… Eh, the point is that both Clint and I are covering edutainment titles this month, and both of us decided to start things off with Animal Quest. Now since it’s April 1st, […]

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LGR – Shanghai II Dragon’s Eye – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Shanghai II Dragon’s Eye – DOS PC Game Review

[LGR Theme plays] [fizz, sip] Aahhh… [typing] You know, sometimes you’ve just had enough with life. You need to come home and play some games to forget that reality DOES indeed exist and it sucks. Killing virtual people or creatures is usually a great way to do that, but occasionally all those head shots and […]

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LGR – Monster Bash – DOS PC Game Review

[MIDI music] [typing] When it comes to platformers from Apogee, most people will remember Duke Nukem and Commander Keen, and for good reason. Those games were stellar examples of console-like gaming for IBM PC compatibles. But one that’s forgotten by many, but not here on LGR, is Monster Bash, developed and published by Apogee Software […]

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LGR – Blackthorne – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Blackthorne – DOS PC Game Review

♪♪ [typing] When you think of Blizzard Entertainment, a few properties may come to mind. Understandably, you know, stuff like Warcraft or maybe even Diablo. And maybe if you’re thinking really old school, you might think, oh, yeah… Lost Vikings. That was really cool game that they did. A nice little foray into puzzle platforming […]

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