All posts by Bobinator

Stone Protectors

If you’re even remotely familiar with pop culture, you’re probably aware of the fad of the “Troll dolls”. To cut

Streets of Fury EX

To properly explain the surprising level of quality in Streets of Fury EX, it becomes necessary to describe a few

Math Rescue

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Word / Math Rescue

A few months after the release of Word Rescue, the educational platformer developed by Redwood Games, a sequel was completed.

Word Rescue

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Word / Math Rescue

Edutainment games have never been the most successful of genres. After all, people play games to avoid learning, not to

Punisher, The (Arcade)

The Punisher will probably never be Marvel’s most A-List hero, but he will probably be the easiest to make a

Toejam & Earl: Back in the Groove

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Toejam & Earl

There was a time, in the distant past, when the idea of an “action roguelike” seemed like an idea that

Rush N’ Attack

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Rush 'n Attack

Of the many elements of popular culture the 80s introduced, possibly one of the most enduring is the idea of

MIA: Missing In Action

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Rush 'n Attack

Despite three years of technological advancements in arcades, for better or worse, MIA isn’t too far removed from its spiritual

Dark Ages

It should be said before anything else: Dark Ages isn’t really a very good game. However, it IS a huge

Kroz

Long before Apogee became the shareware giant it was known as in its later years, it was just a simple

Arctic Adventure

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Nevada Smith

The sequel to Pharoah’s Tomb, although it’s nothing majorly different from its prequel. You are still Nevada Smith, and after

Pharaoh’s Tomb

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Nevada Smith

Another game by Micro/FX and George Broussard (who somehow managed to spell his last name wrong on the title screen),

Creepy Castle

The article is featured in HG101 Digest Vol. 3: The Guide to Retro Horror. Please check it out! Those few

Duke Nukem II

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Duke Nukem

Since the two years that had passed since the release of the original Duke Nukem, the world of shareware gaming

Duke Nukem (1991)

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Duke Nukem

It can never truly be stated just how much the PC gaming scene owed to Apogee. It’s been stated many

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