Posts Tagged ‘pc’

#292 The Dig

Posted: 29th September 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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1003rd played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: PC Year of Release: 1995 Developer: LucasArts Publisher: LucasArts While I missed out playing some minor titles – Labyrinth and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade – I have played all the really known Lucasarts adventure games once I’ve played today’s game. I haven’t quite finished all of […]

#430 The Typing of the Dead

Posted: 17th September 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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999th played so far Genre: Action/Edutainment Platform: Arcade/Dreamcast/PC Year of Release: 1999 Developer: WOW Entertainment/Smilebit Publisher: Sega The Typing of the Dead was the first game I reserved as a final game without being able to go back on it. We played The Logical Journey of the Zoombinis really early on, then reserved Oregon Trail […]

#406 Freespace 2

Posted: 8th September 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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996th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Volition Publisher: Interplay Entertainment I covered Descent a little while ago as an odd blast from the past. That game got a couple of sequels until we got Descent: Freespace, which started to take place in an open space rather […]

#795 Supreme Commander

Posted: 5th September 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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995th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Gas Powered Games Publisher: THQ/Aspyr/505 Games Ever close to the end, today we’re closing the door on the RTS genre. While with a lot of other genres it wasn’t necessarily as special, I do count the RTS genre as one of […]

994th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: Amiga/Atari ST/PC Year of Release: 1991 Developer: Delphine Software International Publisher: Erbe Software/Interplay Productions/U.S. Gold As I wanted to make sure I left a LucasArts adventure until the end, today’s conventional point & click adventure is Cruise for a Corpse, an interesting take on the formula that focuses […]

#916 Crayon Physics Deluxe

Posted: 30th August 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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993rd played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PC Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Petri Purho There’s this fun little genre of puzzle games that consists of small Rube Goldberg setups, where you add some bits and pieces to a level to reach your goal – often bringing one thing to another. The Incredible Machine and […]

#347 Star Wars: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter

Posted: 24th August 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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991st played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC Year of Release: 1997 Developer: Totally Games Publisher: LucasArts While with some other genres, I seem to be ending on a group of games from a sub genre that I don’t make it to the end, as per my discussion on Tactics Ogre a few […]

#690 Company of Heroes

Posted: 15th August 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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988th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Relic Entertainment Publisher: THQ While we’re not done with RTS games yet, we have reached one other landmark: Company of Heroes is the final WWII game I’m playing for the list. I know that’s not a major step, but as I’ve discussed […]

#458 Thief II: The Metal Age

Posted: 12th August 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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987th played so far Genre: Action Platform: PC Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Looking Glass Studios Publisher: Eidos Interactive I’m always amazed at what games Looking Glass Studios released and how its influence stretches into a lot of modern games and their underlying simulationist tendencies. Aside from the previous Thief game, which set up these […]

#812 Bejeweled Twist

Posted: 9th August 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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986th played so far Genre: Puzzle Platform: PC?Internet/Nintendo DS Year of Release: 2008 Developer: PopCap Games Publisher: PopCap Games A decade later, it’s hard not to feel that Bejeweled lost out after Candy Crush Saga created a large list of match three games to fight for everyone’s attention on phones. There have been a lot […]