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Leisure Suit Larry 5: Passionate Patti Does A Little Undercover Work

In 1991, Al Lowe had a problem. He had written a fitting final chapter in the world of Leisure Suit Larry two years ago, with no intention of revisiting it. After all, few of Sierra’s games had gone beyond the classic trilogy. But after months of putting all of his effort into Sierra’s failed online […]

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Leisure Suit Larry 3: Passionate Patti in Pursuit of the Pulsating Pectorals

From the beginning, Leisure Suit Larry has seemed like a series struggling to define itself both technically and thematically. In the first game, Larry is a chauvinist jerk for whom sex is obviously his only goal. There is very little plot and zero character development. The game world is open for exploration at all times, […]

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Leisure Suit Larry Goes Looking For Love (In Several Wrong Places)

Fresh off my very enjoyable play through both version of Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards, I was quite excited to load up the second installment in Al Lowe’s adventure game series: Leisure Suit Larry Goes Looking for Love (In Several Wrong Places). I expected another sex-filled romp through the life […]

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Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards

As I mentioned in my review of the Maniac Mansion NES port, I loves me the adventure games. Exploring a fully-developed world of interactive objects and, more importantly, unique characters (I’m looking at you Myst) while slowly unraveling an interesting story is my idea of the perfect electronic experience. Throw a healthy dose of humor […]

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Friday the 13th

I like to consider myself a film buff, or at least a film buff in training. When I was first beginning my education in the ways of cinema, I avoided movies that were either obviously crap or just didn’t hold my interest. Recently, however, I’ve found it useful to take a “quantity over quality” approach […]

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The Three Stooges

So, I load up the Three Stooges ROM and the first thing I see is the Ghostbusters II logo, complete with creepy music. “Great,” I think, “Somebody obviously misnamed this thing. Now I’ve got to go hunt around for the real game.” But as I’m debating whether or not to just play something else, who […]

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