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LGR Oddware – 1988 Avon Beauty Vision Computer

Greetings and welcome to LGR Oddware, where we’re taking a look at hardware and software that is odd, forgotten, and obsolete. Like this right here, this is the Avon Beauty Vision Computer from the 80s. It’s very red but it’s all packed up in this thing here. And it comes with this that you’re supposed […]

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LGR Tech Tales – The Tragedy of Eagle Computer

[music] In 1983, the newly-formed Eagle Computer, Inc., was on the road to fast success in Silicon Valley. Building on their existing experience with computers under another name, Eagle had not only one of the more capable CP/M machines on the market, but a true IBM PC clone that bested the machine it was cloning […]

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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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LGR – The Incredible Machine – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – The Incredible Machine – DOS PC Game Review

[intro music] [typing] You know what never gets old? Sean Connery. Holy crap, that Holy Grail actually worked. Know what else never gets old? Puzzles. Man, puzzles. Man, they’re so puzzling… and manly. Nothing like solving a good puzzle to put you in the mood to… solve more puzzles. And not many games puzzle me […]

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LGR – Chex Quest – DOS PC Game Review

[intro music] [typing] You know one of the best things about cereal? Well, other than the whole “eating it in order to not starve” thing. Prizes. I’m not talking about those stupid ones where you have to collect a bunch of UPCs, mail them in and pay postage cost for something that sucks. But prizes […]

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Virus.DOS.Monday

Hello everyone, today we’re taking a look at “Monday”, an MS-DOS virus that’s not very big, its only 499 bytes long for the entire virus. However, it packs quite a vicious payload, and it could blindside you if you’re not ready for it. So, we’re gonna go ahead and run this [keyboard tapping] Aaaaaaand…. Right […]

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LGR – Faery Tale Adventure: Book I – DOS PC Game Review

[upbeat MIDI music plays] [typing] Ever have one of those games you played as a kid that’s just a hazy, surreal memory? You can recall parts of it and how you felt playing it, but not enough to figure out the name. Well, I have, and for me, this is one of those games. Faery […]

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LGR – MDK – DOS PC Game Review

[LGR Theme] [fizz, sip] Aahhh! I love weird games. Weird games are weird. Why aren’t there more weird games, anyways? You can do anything imaginable in a game, in theory, so why don’t more developers just run with it? Money probably has something to do with it, but in the ’80s and ’90s there was […]

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Viewer-Made Malware 1 – Upsilon (MS-DOS)

Viewer-Made Malware 1 – Upsilon (MS-DOS)

Hello, everyone, and welcome to the very first user-made malware video! Uh, this video is about a virus called “Upsilon” written by int7bh, and this is actually a full-fledged MS-DOS virus written in assembly. Uh, It’s not memory-resident so when we go ahead and run the file, (TYPE) we’ll infect a random *.com file, and […]

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LGR – Joust VGA – DOS PC Game Review

[electronic music] [typing] 1982 was a golden year for arcade games with titles like Q*bert, Dig Dug, Pole Position and Robotron: 2084 snatching innumerable credits from gamers’ pockets worldwide. But also that year, you had a game which changed the face of arcade gaming forever… by changing it to the face of a freaking ostrich. […]

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