Posts Tagged ‘Various’

#844 Guitar Hero World Tour

Posted: 21st July 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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884th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Various Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Neversoft Publisher: Activision As I’m approaching the 900 mark – a big milestone that I’m still amazed I’m getting this close to – I’m getting to a lot of penultimates and this is one – for Guitar Hero: World Tour I’m going […]

#725 Test Drive Unlimited

Posted: 13th July 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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882nd played so far Genre: Racing Platform: Various Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Eden Games Publisher: Atari Test Drive Unlimited is described as an open world racing game, similar to Burnout Paradise, but set in what the book calls the perfect location: Hawaii. We’ll fly over, find an apartment, go out and race. Our Thoughts […]

#134 Dungeon Master

Posted: 27th June 2020 by Jeroen in Goodbye
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878th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: Various Year of Release: 1987 Developer: FTL Games Publisher: FTL Games A long time ago, when I first got access to the internet, I had learned about a (table top) game called Dungeons & Dragons and that it was a Dungeon Master who ran it. While I’d go […]

#939 Madden NFL 10

Posted: 29th April 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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864th played so far Genre: Sports Platform: Various Year of Release: 2009 Developer: EA Tiburon Publisher: EA Sports I’m not sure I’ve really enjoyed any previous American football games before. In fact, we played the original game in the Madden series before, John Madden Football. Madden NFL 10 was the most recent iteration when the […]

#103 Trinity

Posted: 8th March 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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851st played so far Genre: Interactive Fiction Platform: Various Year of Release: 1985 Developer: Infocom Publisher: Infocom After we started the previous fifty with one Infocom adventure, A Mind Forever Voyaging, which I loved, I got to play another one from the list. It left me with Trinity, which is more focused on puzzles, though with […]

#247 Frontier: Elite II

Posted: 21st February 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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847th played so far Genre: Strategy/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Various Year of Release: 1993 Developer: David Braben Publisher: Gametek For what it’s worth, Elite‘s promise and capabilities were somewhat diminished by its age and the lack of accessibility for a very complex game. You can’t blame it for being difficult to get into, but it’s […]

#138 Head Over Heels

Posted: 1st February 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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842nd played so far Genre: Action Platform: Various Year of Release: 1987 Developer: Ocean Software Publisher: Ocean Software After I felt like we mostly neglected them for quite some time, I have been trying to play some more of these isometric action adventure games again. I touched Fairlight a month and a half ago and […]

#99 Fairlight

Posted: 12th December 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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829th played so far Genre: Adventure Platform: Various Year of Release: 1985 Developer: The Edge Publisher: The Edge This genre of isometric adventures, which we’ve seen before in games like Knight Lore and Crystal Castles, had its moment in the eighties but has almost completely died out since – I think the still upcoming Monster […]

#155 Laser Squad

Posted: 6th November 2019 by Jeroen in Games
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823rd played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: Various Year of Release: 1988 Developer: Target Games Publisher: Blade Software I’ve grouped the original Rebelstar and Laser Squad together – fairly primitive seeming tactical games that haven’t quite reached the deep mechanics UFO: Enemy Unknown brings to the genre. They look like interesting puzzle boxes, if a […]

#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 […]