LGR – Math Blaster – PC Game Review
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LGR – Math Blaster – PC Game Review

When looking back at the most influential early edutainment games, The Oregon Trail is often the first to come to mind. And for good reason: it was a true force to be reckoned with, appearing on thousands of Apple II computers and teaching countless kids about the dangers of crapping yourself to death. But right […]

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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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How Chaos Theory Unravels the Mysteries of Nature
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How Chaos Theory Unravels the Mysteries of Nature

If someone showed you a swinging pendulum—like this and asked you to calculate the pendulum’s position at some point in the future, you might think it’d be relatively simple. We should be able to predict that with the known laws of motion, right? But this calculation is actually so complicated that it requires a relatively […]

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LGR – Looking at the IBM PC XT

Greetings, just a completely off-the-cuff video here to just kind of show off the IBM 5160 XT, which I recently got at a Goodwill for $39. Actually, this was shown in an LGR Thrifts episode, and if you have not seen that, then just click that little video that’s popping up there. You can go […]

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LGR – Paratrooper – PC Booter Game Review
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LGR – Paratrooper – PC Booter Game Review

[LGR Theme plays] [fizz, sip] Aahhh… [typing] It’s time for yet another one of those timeless classics that I played endlessly as a young lad. Paratrooper by Greg Kuperberg and Orion Software from 1982. This is one of those games that it seems everyone with a DOS machine had, since it will run on any […]

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LGR – Top 17 Worst PC Games

You know, I was looking at some of those top whatever lists of the worst games ever made, the worst PC games ever made, and I got to thinking I have a lot worse games than are in those lists just in my collection. So basically what I’m going to present here is a list […]

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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 – Leisure Suit Larry 1 – DOS PC Game Review
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LGR – Leisure Suit Larry 1 – DOS PC Game Review

[LGR Theme plays] [fizz, sip] Aahhh! [typing] [AdLib “Leisure Suit Larry” theme plays] You know, I really enjoy so-called “adult games.” I’m not necessarily talking about those weird Japanese ones– those are something else entirely– but games with an adult theme that take a very humorous and nonsensical approach to the idea. Sex and how […]

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