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 – Afterlife – PC Game Review
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LGR – Afterlife – PC Game Review

♪♪ [typing] Have you ever been playing Sim City 2000 by Maxis and just thought to yourself, “Man, this game would be great, if it would just go to Hell?” Or go to Heaven. Or hang around in Limbo for a while. Well, you would not be alone. In fact, there was a game publisher […]

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LGR – Wing Commander – DOS PC Game Review
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LGR – Wing Commander – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] [saxophone jazz music] Wing Commander. Developed and published by Origin Systems in 1990 for MS-DOS PCs. This is one of those legends of computer gaming that set the standard for an entire subgenre, that being spaceship combat simulation. Sure, there were plenty of space games and combat flight sims prior to this, from Starflight’s […]

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LGR – Jump Start – PC Game Review
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LGR – Jump Start – PC Game Review

You know there are a ton of edutainment games out there. And even though I played a ton of them, sometimes there’s just a series that falls through the cracks. And today’s subject is one of those and it’s kind of impressive seeing as it’s been around for about two decades now and is one […]

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LGR – Encarta Mind Maze – PC Game Review
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LGR – Encarta Mind Maze – PC Game Review

[music] [typing] It’s April once again and here on LGR, that means Edutainment Month, where we’ll be taking a look at an edutainment game each weekend. And what’s more educationally entertaining than Encarta Encyclopedia? Okay, to be fair, I can think of at least a few dozen things, but whatever, we’re looking at Encarta, so […]

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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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LGR – Wolfenstein 3D – DOS PC Game Review

♪♪ [typing] Well, it seems as if the next Wolfenstein game is out. It’s quite new. And orderly. But that’s not quite my style. At least, not for the purposes of this video today. Let’s go ahead and take a look at the Old Order of Wolfenstein. And of course, that is the one and […]

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