Author : E. Bolognesi
26 September 2020, 9:33 am
Before home computers were even invented, there were people programming games. They didn't have graphics and were programmed and played on mainframes. Only lucky people had the chance to enjoy them. This is the story of one of the most famous titles, a game that made history.
Super Star Trek is an old text-only game, an early example of a turn-based space strategy sim/wargame created by Robert Leedom e David Ahl. The game code was published in the 1978 book BASIC Computer Games - Microcomputer Edition.
The Pharaoh's Curse is a platformer developed by Steve Coleman originally for the Atari 400/800. It was published in 1983 by Synapse Software, who ported it also to Commodore 64 and VIC-20.
Disney's Tarzan (also known as Tarzan Action Game) is a platformer created by Eurocom Developments and published by Disney in 1999 for Playstation and Windows. It was also ported to Nintendo 64.
Doom is the legendary first-person shooter created by Id Software and released for DOS in 1993. It was Id Software’s follow-up to their genre-defining Wolfenstein 3D. This was the first game to popularize multiplayer for this genre.
Doom II is Id Software's follow-up to their award winning Doom. Published by GT Interactive, it was released for DOS in 1994, just one year after its predecessor. Unlike most sequels, this one is actually good.
Road Rash is a violent motorcycle racing video game developed and published by Electronic Arts released initially in 1991 for Sega Genesis, then ported to Amiga and other platforms.