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Hacker

Can’t say there are too many games that start this way. There is no manual or paper documentation of any kind. All that’s in the box is a disk. Putting said disk in the computer and booting it up drops you instantly to a blank logon screen. No intro, no credits, no company icons, just […]

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KGB (Conspiracy)

If you’re no stranger to adventure games, then you’re probably aware of a little subset of spy games that exist. Codename: Iceman or Spycraft come immediately to mind. This makes sense, as the adventure game offers a good opportunity for interactive globe-trotting, clever gagets, and quick-thinking espionage. You’ll get most of that with Cryo’s KGB […]

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Beavis & Butt-Head: Do U

I suppose I should start by saying that what you probably expect is true – if you don’t already like Beavis and Butt-head, this game won’t convert you. They were also wearing out their welcome a little by 1998, but this review won’t deduct points simply because they were growing tiresome at the time. If […]

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Daryl F. Gates Police Quest: Open Season

Police Quest 4 seems to be an attempt to re-imagine the Police Quest franchise. Admittedly, I was getting a little tired of Sonny Bonds, his endless department transfers, and his ex-prostitute squeeze. Yet it also comes with the departure of Jim Walls, just when I felt he was getting good. I do not know the […]

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Sam & Max Hit The Road

Regular JGR readers may remember that my genre of choice is the good ol’ adventure game, with the pointing and the clicking and the fun for the whole family. I’ve played a lot of great ones and more than a few terrible ones, but when asked for my favorite, I continuously return to the first […]

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The Terminator (DOS)

I do so love The Terminator. I’m actually watching it as I type this review. Not only is it ’80s low-budget cinema at its best, but it somehow manages to involve a lot of deep sci-fi elements grounded in semi-reality, while also being super-cool. And Arnold’s puppet heads. C’mon, who doesn’t love a jerky Arnold […]

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