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Gladiator

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Tom Ricket & Sean Ford GAME DEVELOPER:Forgotten Sages GAME PUBLISHER:Freeware Copyright 1992, Tom Ricket & Sean Ford Gladiator is a fun top view, real-time action/RPG game with a good dose of strategy thrown in. You control a team of mercenaries who fight for the glory and [...]



Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Mindscape GAME PUBLISHER:Atari Games Copyright 1989, Mindscape Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a disappointing PC port of the average arcade version of the second Indiana Jones movie. The description and review at MobyGames says it all about this poor use of [...]



Skullduggery

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:David Jewett GAME DEVELOPER:Freeware GAME PUBLISHER:Freeware Copyright 1986, David Jewett Skullduggery is a decent IF game that offers a novel combination of ASCII graphics and text, but unfortunately bogged down with a simplistic parser. Carls succinct review says it all about this so-so underdog that doesnt [...]



Battle Hamster

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Sofcom GAME PUBLISHER:Sofcom Copyright 1995, Sofcom Not much can be said about this game, really. It is a two-player battle to the finish with hamsters. There are no endings, no other backgrounds besides the one pictured, and only one character (the other shown is [...]



Endless Horror

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:John Shramko GAME DEVELOPER:Freeware GAME PUBLISHER:Freeware Copyright 1993, John Shramko Endless Horror‘s modest EGA graphics and small executable size ensure that the game can be run on virtually any IBM-PC machine, regardless of age. The characters are line-based, similar to the characters in the Stick Fighter [...]



FX Fighter

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Jaid Mindang & Gary O’Connell GAME DEVELOPER:Argonaut Software GAME PUBLISHER:GTE Entertainment Copyright 1995, GTE Entertainment FX Fighter is an exciting 3d fighting game, similar to Virtua Fighter. The story is this – aliens from around the universe have gathered to battle for the title of best [...]



Metal & Lace: The Battle of the Robo Babes

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Forest GAME PUBLISHER:MegaTech Software Copyright 1993, Forest Metal & Lace: The Battle of the Robo Babes is basically a poorly done hentai fighting game. You purchase a battle mech suit, equip it with special items, and fight women. After beating a woman’s mech suit [...]



V.G. Fighter

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Ton Tan Nerw GAME PUBLISHER:Ton Tan Nerw Copyright 1995, Ton Tan Nerw Based on a Japanese anime series called Variable Geo, this is a poorly made, hentai (i.e. adult/nudity) fighting game. It was released in 1995, though the graphics make it look much older. [...]



Violent Fighter

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Softstar GAME PUBLISHER:Softstar Copyright 1993, Softstar A very, very poorly done fighting game indeed. Besides having a cheap name, Violent Fighter has terribly small graphics, plain characters with simple attacks, and jumpy graphics. I was very upset to discover how poorly this game was [...]



Battle Arena: Toshinden

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Takara GAME PUBLISHER:Playmates Interactive Copyright 1996, Takara A worthy Virtua Fighter clone, Battle Arena: Toshinden pits a group of brave warriors against the evil Gaia and his henchmen. Each character in this game is equipped with their own, unique weapon which aids them in [...]



Battle Arena: Toshinden 2

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Takara GAME PUBLISHER:Playmates Interactive Copyright 1996, Takara Battle Arena: Toshinden 2 features graphics, sound, music, and action that makes its predecessor seem ancient! With updated moves and defense, the original cast launches back into battle! Newcomers join the fight as well. Gaia, the boss [...]



1869

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Wilfried Reiter GAME DEVELOPER:Max Design GAME PUBLISHER:Max Design Copyright 1993, Max Design 1869 is a fun 17th century trading game that is similar to its contemporary High Seas Trader but with more emphasis on trading and planning routes than on naval navigation. The game also (perhaps [...]



1830: Railroads & Robber Barons

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Steve Barcia GAME DEVELOPER:SimTex GAME PUBLISHER:Avalon Hill Copyright 1993, Avalon Hill Undeniably SimTex’ most underrated game, 1830 is a complex and faithful PC conversion of Avalon Hill’s popular boardgame. As with SimTex’ other games, strong computer AI keeps the gameplay fresh and interesting even in the [...]



20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Marianne Rougeulle & Pascal Arnaud GAME DEVELOPER:Coktel Vision GAME PUBLISHER:Coktel Vision Copyright 1988, Coktel Vision Based on Jules Verne’s classic sci-fi story of the same name, this game faithfully captures the atmosphere and plot of the novel despite simplistic puzzles and banal dialogues. However, there are [...]



2400 A.D.

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Chuck Bueche GAME DEVELOPER:Origin Systems GAME PUBLISHER:Origin Systems Copyright 1987, Origin Systems In Origin’s first science fiction RPG and a precursor to Space Rogue, you are chosen by the beleaguered resistance on planet XK-120 to lead the revolution against sinister robot oppressors. Restore freedom to the [...]



3 Skulls of Toltecs

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Hern?n Castillo & Rodrigo Castillo GAME DEVELOPER:Revistronic GAME PUBLISHER:Time Warner Interactive Copyright 1998, Revistronic 3 Skulls of Toltecs is a decent cartoon adventure from media giant Warner Interactive that was curiously pulled even before it hit most store shelves for some unknown reason. In this frontier [...]



3D Construction Kit

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Ian Andrew & Paul Gregory GAME DEVELOPER:Incentive GAME PUBLISHER:Domark Copyright 1991, Incentive One of Incentive’s final product before changing its business into producing virtual realities is easily one of the best– if not THE best– game-creation program ever made. It lets you create believable 3D games [...]



3D Lemmings

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Clockwork Games GAME PUBLISHER:Psygnosis Copyright 1996, Psygnosis An innovative 3D version of the classic Lemmings, 3D Lemmings took the great gameplay of its forerunner to a whole new level. The official blurb: “The game features include twenty trainer levels, allowing Lemmings fans the chance [...]



4 x 4 Offroad Racing

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Paul Jaquays & Ed Schoenberg GAME DEVELOPER:Epyx GAME PUBLISHER:Epyx Copyright 1988, Epyx 4 x 4 Offroad Racing is a fun offroad racing game in which you must avoid obstacles and repair your car in your race for the finish line. The ability to choose accessories for [...]



4D Prince of Persia

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Jordan Mechner GAME DEVELOPER:Anonymous GAME PUBLISHER:Freeware Copyright 1991, Anonymous 4D Prince of Persia is a solid unofficial version of Jordan Mechner’s classic action/adventure that starts off the same as the original version but will stump even action veterans with devious level design and tougher enemies in [...]



4th and Inches

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Bob Whitehead GAME DEVELOPER:Accolade GAME PUBLISHER:Accolade Copyright 1987, Accolade One of the earliest American football games to boast player animations, 4th and Inches is one of the first football games to offer a good blend of action and in-game strategies. You can throw the bomb, run [...]



5A Side Soccer

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Mastertronic GAME PUBLISHER:Mastertronic Copyright 1984, Mastertronic An *extremely* primitive soccer game that’s really not worth bothering with, except for the nostalgic value and wonder at what 8-bit computers could do over a decade ago. The less said about this game, the better You have [...]



5th Fleet

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Joe Balkowski & Mike Innella GAME DEVELOPER:Stanley Associates GAME PUBLISHER:Avalon Hill Copyright 1995, Stanley Associates One of the best board-style wargames ever made, 5th Fleet is a great naval simulation based on Avalon Hill board game of the same name. PC Gamer review has the lowdown [...]



9:05

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Adam Cadre GAME DEVELOPER:Freeware GAME PUBLISHER:Freeware Copyright 2000, Adam Cadre In the niche genre long dominated by extremely challenging epics such as Graham Nelson’s Curses and clever games such as Andrew Plotkin’s Spider and Web, 9:05 is a refreshing breather. Anything I can say about the [...]



A Mind Forever Voyaging

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Steve Meretzky GAME DEVELOPER:Infocom GAME PUBLISHER:Infocom Copyright 1985, Infocom Often billed as Infocom’s first serious science fiction (a fact that probably explains its poor sales record), A Mind Forever Voyaging ranks with Trinity as my most favorite Infocom games, and one of the best games I [...]



A.T.A.C.: A War on Drugs

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Mike Beaton & Sam Littlewood GAME DEVELOPER:Argonaut Software GAME PUBLISHER:MicroProse Copyright 1992, Argonaut Software You wait intensely. Your ears are cocked to the radio. You double-checked every switch in your F-22 cockpit. Everything is green. You are flying in a lazy racetrack pattern well outside the [...]



Abandoned Places

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Artgame GAME PUBLISHER:Computer International Entertainment Copyright 1992, Artgame Abandoned Places is a subpar PC conversion of a well-respected Amiga RPG. In this dungeon crawl, you must select four heroes to fight the evil that threatens the land of Kalynthia as they emerge from their [...]



Abrams Battle Tank

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Damon Slye GAME DEVELOPER:Dynamix GAME PUBLISHER:Dynamix Copyright 1988, Dynamix One of the first 3D tank simulator also remains to this day one of the finest. Designer Damon Slye created a game that offers both realism and great gameplay without sacrificing the fun factor. Control modern U.S. [...]



Abuse

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Jonathan Clark & Dave Taylor GAME DEVELOPER:Crack Dot Com GAME PUBLISHER:Crack Dot Com Copyright 1995, Crack Dot Com Undoubtedly the DOOM of platform games, the only thing that’s different between this underrated gem and that highly regarded classic is the Abuse‘s lack of first-person perspective. Despite [...]



Achtung Spitfire!

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Charles Moylan GAME DEVELOPER:Big Time Software GAME PUBLISHER:Avalon Hill Copyright 1997, Big Time Software Games Domain review says it all about this underrated strategic flight simulation:”Achtung Spitfire (AS) is billed as the “prequel” to Over the Reich (OtR) since it covers the time period from 1939-1943, [...]



Action Sports Soccer

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Krisalis GAME PUBLISHER:Micro League Copyright 1992, Micro League Designer of excellent sport simulations broke the mold with this rare arcade-oriented soccer game. Choose among many European teams and compete in well-known events such as the UEFA Cup. The game offers standard options such as [...]



Action Stations!

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Alan Zimm GAME DEVELOPER:Internecine GAME PUBLISHER:RAW Entertainment Copyright 1989, Internecine Arguably the best RAW Entertainment game and one of the most comprehensive naval simulations ever designed, Action Stations! is a very comprehensive simulation of surface warfare before and during World War II (between 1922-45). In the [...]



Advanced Civilization

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Norv Brooks GAME DEVELOPER:Avalon Hill GAME PUBLISHER:Avalon Hill Copyright 1996, Avalon Hill Advanced Civilization is another one of Avalon Hill’s classic board games of which they made a faithfull conversion. Unless one has actually played the board game and realizes what’s going on, however, the can [...]



Advanced Thinking Skills

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Compedia GAME PUBLISHER:Compedia Copyright 1992, Compedia Advanced Thinking Skills is a fun edutainment / puzzle game released as an entrant in Compedia’s short-lived Top Class series. The game is a collection of five mini-puzzle games commonly used on psychometric exams and IQ test: Odd [...]



Adventures in Math

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:IBM GAME PUBLISHER:IBM Copyright 1983, IBM One of oldest education games ever made remains to this day one of the most well-executed: Adventures in Math teaches algebra in a treasure-hunting premise, putting you inside a castle where math problems must be solved to open [...]



Adventures in Serenia

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Roberta Williams GAME DEVELOPER:Sierra On-Line GAME PUBLISHER:Sierra On-Line Copyright 1986, Sierra On-Line Matthew Murray said it all in his review of this terrible PC version of Sierra’s (then On-Line Systems) Wizard And The Princess. I’m quoting it verbatim here as a proof that I’m not alone [...]



Adventures of Maddog Williams, The

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Game Crafters GAME PUBLISHER:Freeware Copyright 1992, Game Crafters The Adventures of Maddog Williams is a great shareware graphical adventure in the style of Sierra’s early King’s Quest (i.e. text parser with graphics). As genius inventor Maddog Williams, journey far and wide across the kingdom [...]



Adventures of Robin Hood

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:ISC GAME PUBLISHER:Millennium Copyright 1992, ISC In Robin Hood you must perform many heroic deeds to change the public impression of you from “villain” to “hero.” It’s a cutesy little game where NPCs do follow their own agenda, and are amusing to watch. Despite [...]



Adventures of Willy Beamish

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Jeff Tunnell GAME DEVELOPER:Dynamix GAME PUBLISHER:Sierra On-Line Copyright 1993, Dynamix Adventures of Willy Beamish is the last adventure game designed by Dynamix’ founder Jeff Tunnell, the prolific designer of such puzzle classics as The Incredible Machine. You are precocious youngster and resident console-game addict Willy Beamish, [...]



Aha!

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Computer Systems Odessa GAME PUBLISHER:Computer Systems Odessa Copyright 1999, Computer Systems Odessa Aha! is a great puzzle game that combines attractic SVGA graphics with simple gameplay that’s hard to master. It is one of the better variations on the Tetris theme: different enough to [...]



Air Ball

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Ed Scio & Timothy Purves GAME DEVELOPER:Microdeal GAME PUBLISHER:Microdeal Copyright 1987, Microdeal This is one of the earliest isometric action games that is reminiscent of Marble Madness in look and feel, but with much more complex controls and gameplay. You’ve been turned into a ball (!) [...]



Air Bucks

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Ed Grabowski GAME DEVELOPER:Impressions GAME PUBLISHER:Sierra On-Line Copyright 1992, Impressions Air Bucks is an excellent business simulation game from the company now famous for Caesar series. The game succeeds in capturing the ins and outs of the airline industry without bogging the player down with details. [...]



Airlift Rescue

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:David Fleming GAME DEVELOPER:Freeware GAME PUBLISHER:Freeware Copyright 1995, David Fleming Airlift Rescue is a fun variation of the classic Chopper game of yore in which, manning artillery, you must shoot all enemies that drop from parachutes before they get close enough to you. The game turns [...]



Airstrike USA

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Digital Integration GAME PUBLISHER:Digital Integration Copyright 1990, Digital Integration A solid modern flight sim that is DI’s most arcade-ish sim ever, Airstrike USA still features DI’s hallmarks of excellent flight models and details, despite the dumbed-down version of instrument panels and trigger-happy gameplay. Great [...]



Aladdin

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:David Perry GAME DEVELOPER:Virgin Interactive GAME PUBLISHER:Disney Copyright 1993, Virgin Interactive Another hero from Disney’s hit movie comes to life in this excellent platform game. Lead Aladdin from his carefree life as street urchin to princess Jasmine’s palace and beyond. Each level captures the movie’s plot [...]



Albion

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Jurie Horneman & Marcus Pukropski GAME DEVELOPER:Blue Byte GAME PUBLISHER:Blue Byte Copyright 1996, Blue Byte Albion is a severely underrated RPG from the makers of two Thalion hits Amberstar and Ambermoon, which became instant hits on the Amiga but unknown on the PC. The game shines [...]



Alchemist, The

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Computer Systems Odessa GAME PUBLISHER:Computer Systems Odessa Copyright 2000, Computer Systems Odessa The Alchemist is one of the most addictive and beautiful puzzlers I’ve come across in quite a long time. As is typical of excellent puzzle games, the game concept is quite simple: [...]



Alien Carnage

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Robert Crane GAME DEVELOPER:Interactive Binary Illusions GAME PUBLISHER:Apogee Copyright 1993, Interactive Binary Illusions An instant hit for Apogee after its release as shareware and subsequent commercial game under the new name Alien Carnage, Halloween Harry is a great platformer that features cool weapons, numerous levels, tough [...]



Alien Fires 2199 A.D.

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER: GAME DEVELOPER:Paragon Software GAME PUBLISHER:Paragon Software Copyright 1987, Paragon Software For its second game, Paragon made its first attempt at an action/RPG hybrid. Almost everything about the game is primitive, from the plot to simplistic gameplay (which comprise mostly static combat scenes that are seemingly [...]



Alien Legacy

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From the Database of Home of the Underdogs GAME DESIGNER:Joe Ybarra GAME DEVELOPER:Dynamix GAME PUBLISHER:Sierra On-Line Copyright 1993, Dynamix Designed by Joe Ybarra, designer of the classic Starflight games, Alien Legacy is an excellent space strategy game with a good dose of adventure and action elements thrown in. In the tradition of Starflight, explore and [...]