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 – Midtown Madness 2 – PC Game Review
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LGR – Midtown Madness 2 – PC Game Review

[typing] [funky music] Midtown Madness. I absolutely adored this game. And as much as I loved seeing the setting of Chicago in this one, I had hoped for expansion packs with new cities. But much to my surprise back then, just a year later, Microsoft and Angel Studios released Midtown Madness 2 in the year […]

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LGR – Chex Quest – DOS PC Game Review
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LGR – Chex Quest – DOS PC Game Review

[intro music] [typing] You know one of the best things about cereal? Well, other than the whole “eating it in order to not starve” thing. Prizes. I’m not talking about those stupid ones where you have to collect a bunch of UPCs, mail them in and pay postage cost for something that sucks. But prizes […]

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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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LGR – Mortal Kombat – DOS PC Game Review
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LGR – Mortal Kombat – DOS PC Game Review

[male voice] Fight! [punch, loud grunt] [typing] [male voice] Excellent! [fighting sounds] Finish him! [screaming, blood spurting] Kano wins! Fatality! [LGR] And there you have it. Mortal Kombat, everybody! [triumphant MIDI music plays] Well, alright, I suppose a few more details are in order since this is a review, but chances are if you’re watching […]

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LEGO Island: The First Lego Game on PC
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LEGO Island: The First Lego Game on PC

[typing] [funky jazz music] This is one of those games I know that plenty of people grew up with, but I’d never played until now. Lego Island, developed and published by Mindscape in 1997 for Windows PCs. This is the first of the officially- licensed Lego video games, and in a world where we’ve got […]

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LGR – Sega PC Games: A Retrospective

Greetings and welcome to an LGR thing! Today I would like to talk about SEGA! More specifically the Sega PC games that were released throughout the late 80s and into the 90s and early 2000s. This is somewhat inspired by having played through Sonic Mania recently a couple times and I just frigging love that […]

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