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LGR – Apple IIGS – Vintage Computer System Review

[typing] June 10, 1977, marked the launch of the original Apple II microc omputer, released as a follow up to the Apple I, primarily designed by engineering genius Steve Wozniak. The computer was a landmark in both design and function, as it not only looked noticeably slicker than many of the other home computers of […]

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LGR – The Kristal – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – The Kristal – DOS PC Game Review

[theme music plays] [shotgun, roar] [sips] Aahhh! [typing] [music ends] Sometimes you look at a game’s box art and think, “What in the holy mother of crap?” Today is one of those glorious times. This is The Kristal, released by Cinemaware in the USA in 1989. And…wow! This is just awesome on a level that’s […]

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Interpose Xmas Greetings: 1996 Holiday Shmup for DOS

[door closing, footsteps] Yeah, pretty good thrifting I find I gotta say! [trips, stuff fumbles around] The heck is that? [sighs, box clunking around] [metallic squeaking] -This does not bode well. [clone wheezing] -Christmaasss! [box opens, background clone noises] Alright what in — Interpose? [incredulous mumbling] What in the world is this? C’mon. Oh no. […]

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LGR – Liberty or Death – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Liberty or Death – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] One thing about games that really intrigues me from time to time is the exploration of theme. Especially regarding national holidays. You have game talking about Christmas and Halloween, even Easter every so often. But one that really get ignored, other than maybe a movie game here and there, is Independence Day. You could […]

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Exploring a MASSIVE Retro Computer Warehouse!

Allow me to tell you about a dream that I have, a recurring one as a retro computer collector. Perhaps it’s one that you’ve had, too, if you’re into this hobby. Where, in your dream, you’re just going around looking for cool things in the area. Maybe looking at thrift stores or what have you. […]

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LGR – Silpheed – DOS PC Game Review

[LGR theme plays] [roar] [sips] Aahhh… [typing] When testing out new old IBM PCs in my collection, there are a few games that I always come to for benchmarking purposes. One of them is Silpheed, designed in Japan by Game Arts in 1986 and ported by Sierra Online for Western audiences in 1988. As stated […]

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LGR – Harvester – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Harvester – DOS PC Game Review

[rock music] [typing] Ever run across those top ten lists of the goriest video games? For whatever reason, such extreme games intrigue me. So when I saw today’s game in many of those lists, I had to own it. The game is Harvester, developed by DigiFX Interactive and published by Merit Studios in 1996. Harvest… […]

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LGR – Theme Hospital – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Theme Hospital – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] OK, internet. Let me clear something up. SimHealth and Theme Hospital are about as different as two games can get. Both are mid-’90s computer simulations that happen to deal with healthcare, but that’s where the similarities end. The fact of the matter is that SimHealth is about as exciting as reading over a list […]

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LGR – Silverball – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Silverball – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] In 1992, a pinball game for the Commodore Amiga came along and made a huge impact. Pinball Dreams, developed by Digital Illusions CE, later known simply as DICE. Sure, there were plenty of pinball games before this, but Pinball Dreams was a new standard of graphics, sound and playability. It was also a point […]

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(Re) Building a Windows 98 Pentium III PC

(Re) Building a Windows 98 Pentium III PC

Greetings and welcome to an LGR restoration, repair kind of thing. This is not a very pretty computer. It never has been, that’s never been the point of it, heh. This is just my go-to Windows 98 capture PC, as I’ve referred to it over the years, that I’ve had ever since I started LGR. […]

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