Posts Tagged ‘1993’

#241 Return to Zork

Posted: 11th August 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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624th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: Various Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Activision Publisher: Infocom Zork is, as we’ve discussed before, one of the most important and best known text adventures. Return to Zork is a point and click instead, from a first person perspective, and with some live actors like we’ve seen in […]

#235 Cannon Fodder

Posted: 18th July 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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618th played so far Genre: Action/Strategy Platform: Various Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Sensible Software Publisher: Virgin Interactive Partially because of this blog, I started reading up more on older games, to learn about their background and find out more about them. Cannon Fodder is one of the games that I feel are often discussed […]

#240 Daytona USA

Posted: 29th April 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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598th played so far Genre: Driving Platform: Arcade Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Sega AM 2 Publisher: Sega Some time ago we played Sega Rally Championship, as an arcade machine while we wer visiting Euro Disney. This game is two years younger, again as an arcade cabinet, and so we basically go back even further […]

#233 NBA Jam

Posted: 24th February 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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582nd played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Various Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Midway Publisher: Midway My knowledge of basketball is probably summed up best by saying that the podcast Pistol Shrimps Radio actually teaches me things about the game, and that the most exposure I’ve had to it was through the Michael Jordan classic […]

569th played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Game Boy Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Although we had been jumping around the Legend of Zelda canon early in the blog’s life, lately I’ve been trying to get through them in order. Today is the first handheld outing, with one of the stranger stories […]

#236 Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle

Posted: 23rd August 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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536th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: Various Year of Release: 1993 Developer: LucasArts Publisher: LucasArts I’ll admit, playing Day of the Tentacle today was self-indulgence. The special edition was released a few days earlier and I was really looking forward to experiencing it again. Although technically the sequel to Maniac Mansion, this game took […]

503rd played so far Genre: Action/Adventure Platform: Sega Mega Drive Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Novotrade International Publisher: SEGA Ecco the Dolphin is a game that has been in my conciousness for some time – at first reading about games I didn’t think I’d ever get a chance to play, when it sounded amazing – […]

#250 The Settlers

Posted: 21st April 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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419th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Various Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Blue Byte Software Publisher: Blue Byte Software Yay, The Settlers! I spent way too much time on the second game in the series (as did several people I know) and had an absolute blast with it, the game being one of those […]

#246 UFO: Enemy Unknown

Posted: 31st October 2014 by Jeroen in Games
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375th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Various Year of Release: 1993 Developer: Mythos Games/Microprose Publisher: Microprose Another ‘ancient memory’ game for me – like The Legend of Zelda a few days ago, another game where I remember playing with a friend, mostly looking over their shoulder as they proved superior with it. Recently remade […]

#237 Doom

Posted: 29th March 2014 by Jeroen in Games
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318th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: PC Year of Release: 1993 Developer: id Software Publisher: id Software One nice advantage of playing this blog are the excuses to go back to old games from our childhood, that we hadn’t played for ages, and give us a chance to play it again (I was […]