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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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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 – 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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LGR – Fisher Price Trilogy – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Fisher Price Trilogy – DOS PC Game Review

Greetings, and happy Edutainment game month! Well… maybe not officially, but it is here on Lazy Game Reviews Because all this month we will be looking at “edutainment” games What do I mean by edutainment? Well it’s pretty much whatever I want it to… But you know, games that are mostly thought of having some […]

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LGR – I.M. Meen – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – I.M. Meen – DOS PC Game Review

[keyboard typing noises] [whimsical pizzicato strings] [whimsical pizzicato strings] [VO] After five years of Edutainment Month on LGR, I’ve put this one off long enough. I.M. Meen, developed by Animation Magic and published by Simon & Schuster Interactive in 1995 for MS-DOS. And if you’re ANY kind of familiar with the concept of YouTube Poops, […]

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