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I Played That! #32: Spelunker (C64)

Honestly I don’t remember a whole lot about this Commodore 64 game. I believe I got it towards the end of my time with the C64, so it didn’t get as much play as some others, but I really enjoyed … Continue reading

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I Played That! #31: Medievia (PC)

Recently I’ve been playing Destiny, a game that isn’t really an MMO but has elements of that in it. With that and the discussion of other games here where I mention not being interested in playing online with or against … Continue reading

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I Played That! #30: Starcraft (PC)

Last week I talked about one of the games that shifted the early 90s video gaming landscape. Today comes the second. What Doom did for action games, Warcraft did for strategy. Its central idea, that you were under attack and … Continue reading

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I Played That! #29: Doom (PC)

Of course I played Doom. Everyone played Doom. You couldn’t not play Doom. Doom dropped like an atomic bomb on the gaming landscape and forever changed its topology. Even if you somehow didn’t play Doom itself, you almost certainly played … Continue reading

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I Played That! #28: Rogue (PC)

There was a time, before the Internet was public, when you could buy Rogue, and I bought it. That time was 1986. At that point I had my Tandy 1000 and very few games for it. I’d gone from the … Continue reading

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I Played That! #27: Ultima VII and VII Part 2 (PC)

Ultima VII: The Black Gate cannot be overemphasized in my gaming history. It was a watershed moment, the culmination of my long-held love for the series and solidified my tastes in gaming, for good or ill. It absolutely blew me … Continue reading

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I Played That! #26: SimCity 2000 (PC)

The original SimCity was a game I played a lot of, even though I found it tough. I don’t do so well at games where I have to manage a lot of different things at once, preferring instead to have … Continue reading

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I Played That! #25: Conqueror (TRS-80)

Either my memory has failed me or the Internet has. In high school, the GT (Gifted and Talented) room was where we hung out. GT at my school was a joke; we didn’t do anything in there except goof off, … Continue reading

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