Why Big PC Game Boxes Disappeared [LGR Tech Tales]
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Why Big PC Game Boxes Disappeared [LGR Tech Tales]

For over two dozen years, PC games were primarily distributed in boxes for retail distribution worldwide. They came in all shapes and sizes too, with extravagant box art and unique package designs. But in the early 2000s, they rapidly started disappearing from store shelves, and by 2004 these retroactively named big box PC games were […]

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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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Pajama Sam 3 – PC Game Review – brutalmoose
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Pajama Sam 3 – PC Game Review – brutalmoose

In his first game, Pajama Sam delved into The Land of Darkness to confront and conquer his fear of the dark. In Pajama Sam 2, his fear of thunder and lightning sent him to World Wide Weather, where he broke and then repaired a machine that dictated the environmental conditions of the entire planet. Hello […]

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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 – Installing MS-DOS on a New Gaming PC!

[♪ Music and Keyboard Typing ♪] Greetings, and welcome to an LGR thing! And today, let me introduce to you, this fine computer. A buddy of mine was recently wanting to build a PC, so I said I’d help him do it, with his chosen specs being an AMD Ryzen 5 1600X CPU, 16 gigs […]

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