Posts Tagged ‘microprose’

#353 X-Com: Apocalypse

Posted: 16th September 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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542nd played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Mythos Games Publisher: Microprose We played the first X-Com game a few years ago, and I remember it as being outdated – no in game tutorial or handholding, just putting you in there and wishing you good luck. The second game isn’t […]

#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 […]

#176 Stunt Car Racer

Posted: 28th May 2014 by Jeroen in Games
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336th played so far Genre: Driving Platform: Various Year of Release: 1989 Developer: Microstyle Publisher: Microprose/Microplay Now is the time for us to make another random pick from the slowly shrinking list of games. After a few re-rolls (since we still do not have access to every game on this list) we happen across a […]

#194 Sid Meier’s Railroad Tycoon

Posted: 26th January 2013 by Jeroen in Games
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212th played so far Genre: Management Simulation Platform: PC Year of Release: 1990 Developer: MicroProse Publisher: MicroProse A disadvantage of looking at statistics when determining games to play is that there are genres where we have to wait a long time before we feel (statistically) able to play them. Due to a missed connection over […]

#304 Civilization II

Posted: 26th July 2012 by Jeroen in Games
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165th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1996 Developer: MicroProse Publisher: MicroProse There’s some games that, when they come up in our random selection, fill me with both anticipation and dread. We had a good time playing Civilization, but it took a long time… partially a ‘one more turn’ thing, partially […]

#203 Civilization

Posted: 15th February 2012 by Jeroen in Games
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123rd played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 1991 Developer: MicroProse Publisher: Microprose I have a slight confession to make here. While early on we said we’d play a game for five hours or until we completed it, we haven’t always followed is as strictly – if we got a good idea, […]