All posts by Mike MacDee

Chasm: The Rift

Ambiguous alien fiends known as the Time Strikers have begun an invasion of present-day earth (circa 1997) from across the

Blood II: The Chosen

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Blood

On Halloween of 1998, Monolith released Blood II: The Chosen, the first and only official sequel to the original Blood. Set one


This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Blood

In the mid-nineties, FPS giants like Doom, Duke Nukem 3D, and Quake ruled the roost, causing gamers to sacrifice their social lives and embrace


Shareware compilations were a common sight to PC gamers of the nineties: grab-bags of weird games that you might never

Assault Trooper

There’s big trouble in Little Third World: missiles are being stockpiled in Panama, people are held against their will all

Killing Time

An Egyptology professor, Dr. Hargrove, discovered an ancient water clock in the tomb of the pharaoh Ramses. The clock supposedly


You’re stranded in space, your buddies are dead, and those alien buttheads have ruined your souffle. What’s a space cook


Quiver was developed by Mike Taylor under the banner of ESD Games, which has no other video game projects to

Gangsters 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Gangsters

In contrast to the original, Gangsters 2 is not a simulator. It is the prohibition-era RTS that everyone apparently mistook the first Gangsters for,

Gangsters: Organized Crime

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Gangsters

It is the 1920’s, and prohibition is in full swing, leaving the American people thirsty for dance, dames, and drink.


There just aren’t enough kid-friendly first-person shooters on the market. Certainly not enough non-militaristic shooters. This is probably because, whenever

Thor’s Hammer: The Trilogy

Thor’s Hammer Trilogy, a nearly unheard-of 3D game from 1995, was one of the many type of games found on

Operation Body Count

The first thing we see is “Operation Body Count” rendered in bloody text, accompanied by an unnerving broadcast about a

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