Tag: Introduction

Game 117: The Legacy: Realm of Terror (1993) – Introduction

By Voltgloss In 1992, Infogrames released Alone in the Dark, which put the player in the role of an unsuspecting investigator who experiences the horrors of the mansion of an eccentric magnate, after said eccentric magnate committed suicide. The player tries to escape from the mansion, the unspeakable lurking fears […]

Missed Classic 75: Earthquake – San Francisco 1906 (1981) – Introduction

by Will Moczarski The 1906 San Francisco earthquake hit the famous Northern Californian town 113 years ago on April 18 with a magnitude of nearly 8. Almost 3000 people died in the event and over 80 percent of the city were destroyed. It remains one of the biggest natural disasters […]

Missed Classic 73: Curse of Crowley Manor (1981) – Introduction

by Will Moczarski Introduction: Who was Jyym Pearson? The sixth adventure game in our Med Systems marathon is the last one released in 1981, and it’s a rather famous one. The Institute is also the first game I’ve played before (albeit in the later port for the Commodore 64), and […]

Missed Classic 72: Microworld (1981) – Introduction

by Will Moczarski Med Systems Marathon Overview:(a) 1980 Summary(b) Reality Ends (1980)(c) Rat’s Revenge / Deathmaze 5000 (1980)(d) Labyrinth (1980)(e) Asylum (1981) The confusing ad (thanks to Ira Goldklang at trs-80.com) Introduction In the context of our current marathon, Microworld is a notable game in many ways. It’s the first […]

Game 112: Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective Vol. II – Introduction (1992)

Written by Joe Pranevich The blurb on the back of the box tells us, “What they said about Sherlock I, you’ll say about Sherlock II.” I am fairly certain that there have never been truer words in advertising because that is exactly how I feel opening up Sherlock Holmes: Consulting […]