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Leisure Suit Larry 7: Love for Sail

By the time the mid-1990’s rolled around, the adventure game genre was beginning its decline. Back when computers were exclusively for geeks, it’s no surprise that cerebral games with irreverent humor topped the sales charts. But as the PC began to sneak into the home of “John Q. AOL”, it became much more profitable to […]

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Mission Critical

In the far future, the United States and an alliance of interstellar colonies are at war with the United Nations. The centerpiece of this disagreement is that the UN fervently believes that technology will eventually lead to the utter destruction of mankind, and the only way to save humanity is to put the kibosh on […]

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Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out!

Leisure Suit Larry 3 was the ideal blend of story, humor, and challenging puzzles. Its sequel, Larry 5 (creator Al Lowe skipped part 4) introduced Larry to the now-familiar Sierra icon interface as well as greatly improved VGA graphics, full midi score, and even some digital audio samples. Too bad the game itself was a […]

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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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