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Software Library: MS-DOS Showcase
by Interplay Entertainment Corp.
software
eye 261,470
favorite 52
comment 13
Published by Interplay Entertainment Corp. Developed by Interplay Entertainment Corp. Released 1992 Also For Macintosh ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Genre Educational Perspective Side-Scrolling Educational Typing Misc Licensed Title Description Mario comes to the PC, in the form of a typing tutor. In this product you get to play one of four games, of progressing difficulty (as either Mario, Luigi or the Princess): Mario's Smash & Dash: Assist your character run past a series of boxes and...
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Classic PC Games
by Maxis Software
software
eye 25,876
favorite 36
comment 0
SimTown is a 1995 personal computer game published by Maxis, much like the best selling SimCity and Sims but on a smaller scale. SimTown allows the player to construct a town consisting of streets, houses, businesses and parks and then control the people in it. SimTown was one of the many 'Sim' spin-offs at the time, and was targeted more towards children.
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Simulation games
Classic PC Games
by Maxis Software
software
eye 31,572
favorite 8
comment 1
You're in charge of creating an entire city from the ground up -- and the sky's the limit. But your power doesn't stap at construction. You'll manage everything from budgets to bulldozers, taxes to tornadoes -- all with more control than ever before.
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Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Simulation games
Classic PC Games
by id Software
software
eye 70,713
favorite 97
comment 9
"The story: You're William J.B.J. Blazkowicz, the Allies' bad boy of espionage and a terminal action seeker. Your mission was to infiltrate the Nazi fortress Castle Hollehammer and find the plans for Operation Eisenfaust, the Nazi's blueprint for building the perfect army. Rumors are that deep within the castle the diabolical Dr. Schabbs has perfected a technique for building a fierce army from the bodies of the dead. It's so far removed from reality that it would seem silly if it wasn't...
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Topics: DOS games, Vintage computer games, Action games
Historical Software Collection
software
eye 5,450
favorite 8
comment 1
The Print Shop is a basic desktop publishing software package developed in the early 1980s by Brøderbund. It was unique in that it provided libraries of clip-art and templates through a simple interface to build signs, posters and banners with household dot-matrix printers. Over the years the software has been updated to accommodate changing file formats and printer technologies. The original version was for the Apple II and created signs, cards, banners, and letterheads. Designed by David...
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Adventureland is an early, formative work of interactive fiction. It is a computer game written by Scott Adams, and was not only the first text adventure game to be commercially published and sold for the then-new home computers, but was the first commercially available adventure game of any kind for use on personal computers. Adventureland is a slightly scaled-down, machine-language game similar to the “original” Adventure program. The source code for Adventureland was published in Byte...
Historical Software Collection
by MECC
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eye 27,102
favorite 23
comment 4
Munchers was a series of educational/edutainment computer games produced by the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (MECC) for several operating systems. They were popular among American schoolchildren in the 1980s and 1990s and were the recipients of several awards. The two original games in the series were Number Munchers and Word Munchers. Word Munchers is an educational game designed to teach basic grammar skills, it was popular among American schoolchildren in the 1980s and 1990s....
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Historical Software Collection
by MECC
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eye 23,780
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Munchers was a series of educational/edutainment computer games produced by the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (MECC) for several operating systems. They were popular among American schoolchildren in the 1980s and 1990s and were the recipients of several awards. The two original games in the series were Number Munchers and Word Munchers. In all the Munchers games, the player controlled a green "Muncher" character across a grid of squares containing a short numerical or...
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Topics: Number Munchers, Apple II, MECC
Historical Software Collection
by Apple Computer
software
eye 852,253
favorite 25
comment 3
Lemonade Stand is a basic economics game created in 1973 by Bob Jamison of the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium. Charlie Kellner ported the game to the Apple II platform in February 1979. Throughout the 1980s Apple Computer included Lemonade Stand (along with other software) with the purchase of their systems. Like most games created for microcomputers in the 1970s, the gameplay is simple. It simulates a child's lemonade stand, where choices made by the player regarding prices,...
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Topics: Lemonade Stand, Apple II, Economics
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Distinctive Software, Inc.
software
eye 48,040
favorite 66
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Published by Konami, Inc. Developed by Distinctive Software, Inc. Released 1991 Platform DOS Genre Action Perspective Side-Scrolling Theme Fighting, Martial Arts Misc Licensed Title Description Shredder will assume control of New York City in 48 hours. The Ninja Turtles must stop him and at the same time fight even the lesser crimes taking place in New York City. No surprise that each of these crimes leads to Shredder. Along with the standard side scroller, each turtle uses a different weapon...
( 3 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by MECC
software
eye 99,018
favorite 133
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Published by MECC Developed by MECC Released 1990 Also For Apple II, Macintosh Genre Educational Perspective Top-Down Theme Puzzle-Solving Educational Math / Logic Description Learn basic math skills with Number Munchers. Keep your Muncher away from the Troggles by munching on multiples, factors, prime numbers, equalities, and inequalities. If you can stay away from the Troggles and earn enough points, you'll be part of the Muncher Hall of Fame. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Sierra On-Line, Inc.
software
eye 59,446
favorite 229
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Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Developed by Sierra On-Line, Inc. Released 1991 Also For Amiga, Macintosh, PC-98 Genre Adventure, Educational Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Puzzle-Solving Description Castle of Dr. Brain is the first in a two-part series of educational puzzle-games from Sierra. This brain-blasting game is set, how surprisingly, in Dr. Brain's castle, where the player will have to beat Dr. Brain's traps and puzzles in order to fulfill the assignment given. From...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Leaping Lizard Software, Inc.
software
eye 72,823
favorite 210
comment 10
Published by Maxis Software Inc. Developed by Leaping Lizard Software, Inc. Released 1993 Also For FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98, Windows, Windows 3.x ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Genre Simulation, Strategy Perspective Top-Down Theme Managerial Description Take control and manage a virtual farm, buying and selling lifestock and planting and maintaning crops. There is a changing weather system and realistic seasons important to the running of your farm. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Windmill Software
software
eye 89,758
favorite 148
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Published by Windmill Software Developed by Windmill Software Released 1983 Platform PC Booter Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective Theme Arcade Description Take control of a mechanical digging machine as you tunnel your way through the earth, searching for valuable gems and the even more valuable bags of gold! But watch out for Nobbins and Hobbins, and don't be careless enough to let the bags of gold crush you! Digger is an arcade game combining elements of the popular arcade games...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Incredible Technologies, Inc.
software
eye 107,341
favorite 212
comment 6
Published by Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc. Developed by Incredible Technologies, Inc. Released 1990 Also For Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Genre Action Perspective 3rd-Person Perspective, Platform, Side-Scrolling Misc Licensed Title Description This game follows the adventures of Scrooge McDuck and his three nephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie. The aim of the game is shown in the introduction. Flintheart Glomgold challenges Scrooge to a competition to see who the richest duck in the...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
software
eye 173,571
favorite 558
comment 10
Published by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Developed by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Platform DOS Genre Educational Perspective Platform Theme Detective / Mystery Educational Geography, History Description This time you continue to catch Carmen Sandiego and her american gang in the U.S.A. Breaking from jail somewhere in Europe, she comes to yankees to steal their treasures. You as ACME detective have to travel from town to town on the tail of suspect, using clues and collecting...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Muse Software
software
eye 142,805
favorite 140
comment 16
Published by Muse Software Developed by Muse Software Released 1984 Also For Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64 Genre Action Perspective Top-Down Theme Shooter, Stealth Description In this game, the player takes control of a lone prisoner who has been taking captive in a large castle occupied by the Nazis. Getting out of the cell and picking up a weapon is just the beginning; the ultimate goal is to acquire the war plans of the Nazis, and escape from Castle Wolfenstein alive. Castle...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Maxis Software Inc.
software
eye 558,469
favorite 566
comment 15
Published by Bro/derbund Software, Inc. Developed by Maxis Software Inc. Released 1989 Also For Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BBC Micro, CDTV, Commodore 64, Electron, FM Towns, Macintosh, OS/2, Palm OS, PC-98, Sharp X68000, SNES, Symbian, Wii, Windows, Windows 3.x, ZX Spectrum Genre Simulation Perspective Top-Down Theme Managerial Description SimCity sets you as the mayor of a new municipality, with the responsibility of building and maintaining a place where citizens can move to...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by id Software, Inc.
software
eye 883,940
favorite 871
comment 17
Published by Apogee Software, Ltd. Developed by id Software, Inc. Released May 05, 1992 Also For Acorn 32-bit, Browser, Game Boy Advance, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PC-98, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360 Mature ESRB Rating Mature Genre Action Perspective 1st-Person Perspective Theme Shooter Description Wolfenstein 3D is an episodic first-person shooter and a follow-up to the top-down infiltration game Castle Wolfenstein. The game puts the player in the boots of B.J. Blazkowicz, an allied spy....
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