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Phantasmagoria 

Phantasmagoria

Roberta Williams’ big-budget go at making movies interactive features light gameplay and limited story, and some of the vilest murders you’ll ever see.

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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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Star Trek: Starfleet Academy – Chekov’s Lost Missions

Being a guest instructor at Starfleet Academy is hard. You’re only human (presumeably), you’re volunteering your time on a hectic schedule, and you’re always rushing between hair-dye jobs in a valiant attempt to make you look as young as you did when you became famous. So, you’re bound to lose some missions from time 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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Star Trek: Starfleet Academy

Interplay had just come off of two Star Trek home-runs – 25th Anniversary and Judgment Rites – and were probably feeling pretty good. So good, in fact, that they started hyping and making feature promises for the next two Trek games, although they weren’t even on the path to production yet. “Secret of Vulcan Fury” […]

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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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