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Conan: The Cimmerian

Conan: The Cimmerian

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1991

Conan the Cimmerian was living happily as a blacksmith with his wife in the village of Irskuld, Cimmeria...until one fateful day. A group of horsemen raided his village...Conan was knocked unconscious, awakening only to find his wife and his friends butchered in the aftermath. Conan discovers architect of the slaughter was a wizard named Thoth Amon, a high priest of Cult of Set. Sword in hand, vengeance aflame, Conan now travels south in the land of Hyborea to the city of Shadizar. Here his journey of vengeance begins... Conan: The Cimmerian is an action-adventure game with some RPG...

The Fool's Errand

The Fool's Errand

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1987

One of the classic puzzle games. Tells the story of the Fool, who wanders throughout the land solving puzzles to break the enchantments, discover the land's treasures, and undo evil. Features word searches, cryptograms, jigsaw puzzles, anagrams, a Tarot-based card game, and lots of other bizarre puzzles. Also includes an animated intro, and extended finale animation as separate executables (but you have to win before it'll let you run the finale).

Homey D. Clown

Homey D. Clown

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

"Homey don't play that!" Take on the role of Homey D. Clown, the most popular Damon Wayans character from Fox's sketch-comedy series "In Living Color". Players guide Homey through his typical day on the streets of New York, using his sock to bop the annoying people he meets. Gameplay is point-and-click, with a combination of adventure and a little arcade.

J.R.R. Tolkien's War in Middle Earth

J.R.R. Tolkien's War in Middle Earth

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

Three Rings for the-Elven kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their hall of stone, Nine for mortal men doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his throne In the land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and the darkness bind them In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. September 23, 1418 s.r. Frodo Baggins receives a letter from Gandalf the Grey, telling him to leave at once for Rivendell and to keep an eye out for a friend on the road by the name of Strider. He also warns that the servants of...

L.A. Law: The Computer Game

L.A. Law: The Computer Game

MS-DOS - Released - 1992

L.A. Law: The Computer Game casts the player as one of three characters from the American television show that aired from 1986 - 1994: attorneys Jonathan Rollins, Abbey Perkins, or Victor Sifuentes. The player's goal is to show that his chosen character is worthy of a full partnership in the law firm. The player will point and click through a number of different choices, from collecting information and evidence to decisions about his opening statement. As the player collects useful information and advice it is added to a case file that can be referred to throughout the game. The game is...

Laser Surgeon: The Microscopic Mission

Laser Surgeon: The Microscopic Mission

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

Laser Surgeon: The Microscopic Mission is an educational game where you are taught (or lose a patient trying...oops) to sharpen your medical skills, specifically in the area of surgery. You start as a medical trainee and work your way up the medical ladder for each successful surgery. Each case comes with a medical debriefing on the patient's historical background and medical procedures on how to operate on the patient. The gameplay is focused from a microscopic surgery monitor point of view on the area of the patient that needs surgery (e.g. the brain). As the surgery is real-time, you...

Low Blow

Low Blow

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

Low Blow is a beyond-the-rules boxing game where illegal hits are, in fact, legal. Landing a punch in someone's genitals is not only a legal move in this game, it's also quite effective. You can play a tournament against the computer or a simple game against your friends.

NY Warriors

NY Warriors

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

NY Warriors is a top down action game in which you must face various armed gangs in a post apocalyptic New York and finish various missions. The game is heavily influenced by the movie The Warriors. In each mission the player faces a different gang with distinct outfits and characteristics; Ramboids, Sammies, Assasins, Sluggers, Killer Klowns, Ganja and finally Bomber. A fairly common shooter game, it is fairly true to the formula for such games, lots of enemies, lots of shooting and joystick action. Various weapons can be picked up for use as you progress to enhance your firepower. The...

Pitstop II

Pitstop II

MS-DOS - Released - 1984

Race Formula-1 in several tracks while trying to beat a computer, or human opponent. Pay attention to your fuel and tires: It will be necessary to drive into a pitstop to swap them out and refuel.

SideWinder

SideWinder

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

This vertically scrolling shoot 'em up varies from the standard for this style of game, as it also features a degree of horizontal scrolling. The screen area moves across as you reach the edge of the screen and reveals a whole new range of enemies. These include lots of static turrets as well as cannon-fodder waves of enemies. There are 6 levels and each level starts and ends with you travelling through a tunnel, and emerging on the other side faced with a new graphical setting, be it industrial, space or woodland. After clearing the last level the tunnel leads back to the first level, so...

Spirit Of Excalibur

Spirit Of Excalibur

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

A spiritual descendant of War in Middle Earth, Spirit of Excalibur uses the same engine to tell the tale of what befell Camelot after the death of King Arthur. You play the role of the regent who holds the throne while chaos spreads through Britain. The game is broken into a number of episodes, which carry the overall plot of trying to restore Arthur's kingdom to some semblance of what it once was. Early episodes involve gathering the Knights of the Round Table, who have broken their fellowship. Because of their general distrust and dislike of certain other members, many knights will only...

The Third Courier

The Third Courier

MS-DOS - Released - 1989

The Third Courier is set in the era of the 'cold war', and the action takes place in Germany. The player is an American spy, and his mission is to recover stolen NATO defense plans. You start off in your apartment, which contains a computer, bugging equipment and an answerphone, as well as useful items such as money and a passport. A compass on screen is used to move around, with symbols appearing on the left and right of the status screen to indicate when something important is to the west or east of you. You will have to explore the city streets, with the aid of taxis and the...

Vengeance of Excalibur

Vengeance of Excalibur

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

This follow-on to Arthurian RPG adventure Spirit of Excalibur, Vengeance of Excalibur picks up where the old one ended. While power in Britain has been restored after the death of King Arthur and the destruction of evil sorceress Morgan Le Fay a terrible force has been unleashed. The demonic Shadowmaster, a dark summoning of the slain witch, is terrorizing Britain entrapping the King and stealing the fair court enchantress, Nineve. You must command the knights of the kingdom to find and destroy the vile beast. The gameplay takes place in seven acts or episodes and features a mix of RPG and...

Warriors of Legend

Warriors of Legend

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

The kingdoms of Lemuria enjoyed a time of peaceful existence before the visitors came, the "Black Circle," or coven of sorcerers from Lortai. King Osric the Great, one of the few survivors, made a plea to all the heroes of the land to rescue his kingdom. Warriors of Legend begins with our warriors' quest to restore Lemuria its former state. Warriors Of Legend is a RPG with preset characters, the last made by Synergistic with the World Builder engine that powered Conan The Cimmerian and other similar games. You have a top-down map of the land to control long trips between cities and the...

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