All posts by Ed Burns

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

Twisted – The Game Show

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series 3DO Party Game Trilogy

The year is 1993, and you’re one of the relatively few but proud new owners of a 3DO. The first

Club 3DO: Station Invasion

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series 3DO Party Game Trilogy

For all the faults of the 3DO, it couldn’t be said that it didn’t try to appeal to a wide

Zhadnost: The People’s Party

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series 3DO Party Game Trilogy

By 1995, the end of the 3DO was more than evident. Even with the launch of the Playstation being several

Wacky Wheels

Super Mario Kart was a pretty popular game when it hit the SNES in 1992, although the flood of licensed

Knuckles’ Chaotix

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series Sonic the Hedgehog

Sega’s 32X shall always remain one of the company’s lowest points in history. Many words have been said on what

Sonic The Fighters

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series Sonic the Hedgehog

If you ask any random person the first series that comes to mind when they think “Sega”, the answer is

Way of the Passive Fist

If there’s any genre that’s recieved a resurrection thanks to the efforts of indie developers, it’d be the beat-em-up. Once

Paganitzu

In 1990, Keith Schular released a little puzzle game for the Softdisk disc magazine. The game never became very well