Archive for September, 2019

#572 Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory

Posted: 27th September 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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817th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Splash Damage Publisher: Activision There’s something nice, for me, about playing the occasional free game – it’s pretty helpful for my wallet, if nothing else. Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory started life as an expansion pack for Return to Castle Wolfenstein, which was […]

#930 Guitar Hero: Metallica

Posted: 23rd September 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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816th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Various Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Neversoft Publisher: Activision To be honest, at this point I feel like I need to get out the plastic instruments about once a year to cover all of the Guitar Hero and Rock Band game. The first Rock Band game, the most […]

#449 Phantasy Star Online

Posted: 19th September 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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815th played so far Genre: Action/Role-Playing Platform: Dreamcast Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Sonic Team Publisher: Sega Following the disappearance of City of Heroes (even if it was found to have fan servers online this year), we set off to play as many of the online games as possible, especially MMORPGs that rely on it […]

#220 Cybernator

Posted: 14th September 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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814th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1992 Developer: NCS Corp Publisher: Konami As I don’t have much of an interest in shooters, I have a bunch of series that I clearly messed out on. Assault Suits, which this is a part of (Cybernator being the international title) is […]

#322 Donkey Kong Country 3

Posted: 10th September 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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813th played so far Genre: Platform Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Rare Publisher: Nintendo It feels like Donkey Kong always took some weird turns in his gaming appearances. Originally, the ape was Mario’s big enemy, and vice versa. Skipping ahead a couple of years (and, conveniently, this game) he appeared in the Mario […]

812th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: PC Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Looking Glass Technologies Publisher: Origin Systems/Electronic Arts There are a few games that I vividly remember being introduced to through the library. It started me on Baldur’s Gate, which I played that way first before getting my own copy, as well as […]

#229 The Incredible Machine

Posted: 2nd September 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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811th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: Various Year of Release: 1992 Developer: Jeff Tunnell Productions Publisher: Sierra On-Line As one of the other games I had great memories of, I mostly experienced┬áthe Incredible Machine franchise through The Incredible Toon Machine, a more kid focused presentation of the whole thing. It has hints of Armadillo […]