Old PC Gaming


  • Chessmaster 10th Edition

    Sunday, May 19, 2019

    Chessmaster 10th Edition 3

    Ten entire iterations focused on what is essentially the same board game is one hell of an achievement. This version of Chessmaster has its own particular focus, with special emphasis placed on user accessibility, the 3D engine and a more approachable online component. Like any modern chess program, the tenth edition of Chessmaster gives you […]

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  • Magic: The Gathering

    Sunday, May 19, 2019

    Magic: The Gathering 4

    Magic, MicroProse has done a stellar job adapting the incredibly popular card game to your PC. Covering every facet of the original card game in painstaking detail, while adding a complete adventure game portion to challenge even veteran players, Magic: The Gathering is a great addition to fans of the real-life version. Created in the […]

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  • Supaplex

    Saturday, May 11, 2019

    Supaplex 4

    Basically Pac-Man with more brains, Supaplex involves you navigating a round, red thingamajig collecting Infotrons, solving puzzles and reaching the exit within each level. Many obstacles will interfere with your progress, such as boulders or scissors. Nothing is random here, and while good reflexes help, carefully planning every move (especially in the later levels) is […]

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  • Monopoly Star Wars

    Saturday, April 20, 2019

    Monopoly Star Wars 3

    The familiar Monopoly pieces have been replaced with Star Wars characters in Monopoly Star Wars. And instead of building hotels on Park Place, you’re setting up spaceports on Dagobah. Also there’s a lot of multimedia content. Just about every action pulls up some type of animation — TIE fighters swoop down and blast the dice, […]

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  • Power: The Game

    Saturday, April 20, 2019

    Power: The Game 2.5

    Power is a board game for Windows based on a cardboard counterpart. The visual representation is sketchy. The pieces are visually flat and lifeless, and lack the main ingredient that makes board games fun — human interaction. Power suffers from both problems. In Power you win by moving game pieces. Four players compete at once […]

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  • Jewels of the Oracle

    Thursday, March 28, 2019

    Jewels of the Oracle 3

    Jewels of the Oracle is set in quite a beautiful pre-Sumerian civilization that seemed to have a propensity in designing devilish puzzles. You can play any of the puzzles on two difficulties, and they can be solved in any order. The main objective of the game is to solve all of the puzzles. The game […]

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  • LEGO Chess

    Sunday, February 10, 2019

    LEGO Chess 3

    LEGO Chess is a beginner-level chess program using familiar Lego characters. Any parent who has shelled out several hundred dollars for a growing Lego collection will recognize the cowboys, Indians, sailors and pirates that comprise two 3D sets. There’s another 3D set of Staunton pieces made of Lego blocks and a 2D set is also […]

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  • Extractors

    Tuesday, February 5, 2019

    Extractors 3

    Extractors is a Lemmings-style action/puzzle game. While the tongue-twisting names and convoluted plot do a good job of distinguishing Extractors from other puzzle games, the problems with the interface keep it from achieving its full potential. You control each of your miners separately and select items from their inventories with a complex combination of keyboard […]

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  • Down in Flames

    Saturday, January 19, 2019

    Down in Flames 4

    Down in Flames is a very niche-oriented game that plays like a tabletop. It’s actually based on a famous board game design, and is specifically tailored for die-hard wargamers. It plays almost like a card game, but with added animations and a colorful interface. The genius of the design lies in how a few simple […]

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  • Shanghai: Great Moments

    Saturday, January 5, 2019

    Shanghai: Great Moments 4

    Shanghai: Great Moments is basic matching tiles mahjongg that comes on CD-ROM. There’s a good amount of digitized video in this package and other multimedia. It includes nine different sets of tiles to offer the player some visual variety. The standard mahjongg tile set is included, along with sets with the themes of space exploration, […]

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