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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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LGR – Compaq Contura Aero 4/33c MS-DOS Laptop Overview

LGR – Compaq Contura Aero 4/33c MS-DOS Laptop Overview

[typing] Greetings yet again! I was going to do a review this week, and I wrote it, and then I forgot the file, and now it’s sitting on a computer. Elsewhere. And I’m not going to do it this week. So, instead, I’m going to do something else that I was saving for a rainy […]

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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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LGR – Strangest Computer Designs of the 2000s

LGR – Strangest Computer Designs of the 2000s

The first decade of the new millennium was known for the rise of cheap, boring PCs from the likes of Dell and eMachines. But it also saw its fair share of outlandish computer designs, with manufacturers on a mad dash to find the next big thing. So, let’s take a look at a bunch of […]

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LGR – Super Solvers Spellbound! – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] You ever think back to games you played as a kid and wonder “why the crap did I play that so much?” Super Solvers Spellbound! is one of those games for me, and I don’t wonder that because it’s a bad game or anything, because it’s certainly not. I wonder that because… well, it’s […]

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LGR – Dem Bonz – DOS PC Game Review

Greetings! And welcome to LGR Quickies: Reinvigorated. And, yes, this is a series that I attempted to do several years ago. And you may or may not remember it. I barely remember it, but I still like the idea. Even though I stopped doing it because I stopped liking the idea. They just really weren’t […]

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LGR – Isle of the Dead – DOS PC Game Review

[MIDI music plays] [typing] More often than not, a lame game will make a fuss and then disappear into the shadows. But then there are some games that are of another caliber entirely. Games like Isle of the Dead, developed by Rainmaker Software, Inc., and published by Merit Software in 1993. Yes, I’ve seen this […]

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