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A place where I'll post updates to the collection as they arrive, or do random game posts about different games from many eras and platforms.

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Random Game Post #3 - Starflight

Since there was a little bit of EA bashing going on in a couple of threads, I figured it was time to give them a bit of love with one of the games they published from a bygone era - Starflight. Originally released in 1986 for IBM and Tandy computers, it received several releases afterwards, finding its way to DOS, Macintosh, Amiga, C64 and even the Atari ST. And even managed a console release for the Sega Genesis, or Mega Drive for you non-US readers, in 1991. A sequel was released first in 1989

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The Historian

 

Random Game Post #2 - Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord

Ah, Wizardry. This series, along with Ultima and the Might & Magic series were the early pioneers of the western-style RPG where the focus was more on the player and the elements of fantasy, more than walking through a story. However, the Wizardry series especially, had a great influence on later JRPGs, notably Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest. Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord was originally released all the way back in 1981 on the original Apple II! The copies I have, however, ca

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The Historian

 

Random Game Post #1 - Command & Conquer: Sole Survivor

I'm gonna kick off the Random Game Post feature with an unusual entry in the Command & Conquer series: Sole Survivor. Released in 1997, this title followed the popular Tiberian Dawn and Red Alert DOS and Windows 95 entries in the franchise. Sole Survivor is a multiplayer only, survival-style game that allowed up to fifty-one players at the same time! Everyone only gets one unit and the goal, obviously, is to be the last one standing at the end. The gameplay is identical to Tiberian Dawn

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