LGR – Ripper – DOS PC Game Review
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LGR – Ripper – DOS PC Game Review

[slow, thumping beat] [typing] The 7th Guest. Once it became a huge hit in 1993, CD-ROM full-motion video adventure games became the newest fad. Games like Phantasmagoria, Black Dahlia, and The 11th Hour followed, each promising to be better than the other. And then you had Ripper, a game by Take-2 Interactive Software from 1996 […]

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LGR – QuickShot’s 1996 PC Game Starter Kit
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LGR – QuickShot’s 1996 PC Game Starter Kit

[typing] [jazz music] Greetings and welcome to an off-the-cuff, quickly put-together LGR thing! Looking at something that, you know, I found in storage and I wanna talk about it. (laughs) Because, I mean, what else am I gonna do with this? This is the Multimedia Games Starter Kit by QuickShot. It’s over $40 value, apparently. […]

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LGR – 1998 Hardcore Gamer Resource Kit for PC

Greetings and welcome to an LGR thing! And say, can you tell me what Quake 2 Diablo, Heroes of Might and Magic 2, and Flight Simulator 98 have in common? Well other than all being awesome examples of awesome games from the late 90s, the answer is: the Hardcore Gamer Resource Kit by Sonoma Multimedia! […]

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LGR – H.U.R.L. – DOS PC Game Review
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LGR – H.U.R.L. – DOS PC Game Review

[fizz, sip] Aahhh! It is the summertime, and that means… nothing. I have, however, found quite a few PC games recently on my excursions out to random places, such as Goodwill and flea markets. And ran across this freak: H.U.R.L. “Hilarious, Non-Violent, 3D Action Game.” Rated “All” by the RSAC. Made in 1995 by Deep […]

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LGR – Isle of the Dead – DOS PC Game Review
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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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LGR – Deadly Tide – PC Game Review

[typing] If you bought a PC with Windows 95 back in the day, chances are it came with a version of the Windows 95 companion CD. This not only contained operating system archives, but a whole slew of things that showed you just how awesome Windows 95 could be. There were demos, music videos and […]

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LGR – System Shock – DOS PC Game Review

[synthesized music] [typing] Looking back through PC gaming past, there are few games that set the bar so high that it almost seems like cheating. Today’s game is one of those games: System Shock. Developed by the legendary Looking Glass Technologies and published by Origin Systems in 1994. Just look at this package. Man, isn’t […]

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