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Dark Ages (1991)

Dark Ages

Apogee Software, Ltd.

You are the prince and heir to the land’s greatest kingdom. Garth, a wizard of immense power and greed, banished you as a child to far away while he ran the kingdom with an iron hand.As you grew, you were taught the ways of a master fighter. And you learned well. Return to your kindgom to end Garth’s rule!

CyberMage: Darklight Awakening (1995)

CyberMage: Darklight Awakening

Electronic Arts, Inc.

In the year 2044 AD, world governments have fallen apart and the Earth is ruled by ruthless corporations doing anything for profit. However, rebels are fighting against corporate control all over the planet. In this world you save the life of a stranger, giving your own life in the process. Taking you to his lab, the stranger uses you in a secret experiment and is able to revive you. You awaken with a strange crystal embedded in your forehead, giving you control over a weird power known as the Darklight. The lab is attacked by the forces of NeCrom, who also controls the Darklight. You must escape from the lab, learn about the Darklight and the aliens bringing it to the planet and finally confront NeCrom who is your evil counterpart.

Cybergenic Ranger: Secret of the 7th Planet (1990)

Cybergenic Ranger: Secret of the 7th Planet

Symtus

Cybergenic Ranger is a side-scrolling shoot’em up arcade game where you must shoot your way to success. You have to explore 7 different planets to collect some pods and discover the secret of the “7th Planet”.

Curse of the Azure Bonds (1989)

Curse of the Azure Bonds

Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Your party have been ambushed, captured and cursed with five azure bonds. These bonds have dangerous magical powers that can take control of you at the most inopportune times. You must search for the source of the bonds, and free your party from the curse.

Crystal Caves (1991)

Crystal Caves

Apogee Software, Ltd.

Crystal Caves is a side-scrolling platform game, where the objective is to finish all 16 levels, collecting every single crystal within. On his way, Mylo is threatened by numerous monsters, such as bats, robots, mine carts or dinosaurs; there are also a lot of hazards such as stalactites and stalagmites, pipes which leak harmful water or poisonous mushrooms which kill instantly. Mylo has three health points, and if he is harmed enough times to deplete them all, he dies (but thankfully he has unlimited lives). To defend himself, Mylo has a missile pistol, which is able to take out most enemies, but not all. Many levels require the player to act fast and plan beforehand, as it’s easy to get Mylo stuck in an impossible-to-win situation – if this happens, the level must be restarted.

Crime Wave (1990)

Crime Wave

Access Software, Inc.

A clone of the arcade game “Narc”. Control a police officer, and shoot your way through slums, inner cities, and more- eventually destroying an entire criminal organization and saving the President’s gorgeous, young, and single daughter!

Crazy Cars III (1992)

Crazy Cars III

a.k.a. Lamborghini American Challenge

Titus France SA

Starting out with just a basic Lamborghini and $6000, your aim is to rise to the top of the 4 divisions of racing through success on 60 racetracks across America. In each division there are 20 rival racers, up to 3 of which compete in each race at a time.

Cosmo’s Cosmic Adventure: Forbidden Planet (1992)

Cosmo’s Cosmic Adventure: Forbidden Planet

Apogee Software, Ltd.

On a trip with his parents to every kid’s favorite place in the universe (Disney World, of course), Cosmo becomes stranded on a planet, his parents vanished. You direct him as he runs and jumps through different lands, such as alien tropics, haunted forest, ice cave, and future world, to find his parents. Along the way he encounters the various platform baddies that he must either jump to death in the classic style or destroy with bombs. Bombs are also useful for finding secrets. Cosmo is also armed with suction cup arms which he can use to climb up tall walls.

Conquests of Camelot: The Search for the Grail (1990)

Conquests of Camelot: The Search for the Grail

Sierra On-Line, Inc.

Sierra graphic adventure game from the 16-color era. Guide King Arthur as he searches for the Holy Grail in Britainnia and the Holy Land. Merlin’s spirit is an ever-present guide as Arthur travels throughout Britainnia, and to Gaza and Jersulem. Along the way, Arthur will meet Gwynhyver, the Black Knight, and the Lady of the Lake, and he’ll rescue Sir Launcelot and Sir Gawaine from danger. Finally, he must pass the tests of the six goddesses to prove his worth and receive the Grail.

Companions of Xanth (1993)

Companions of Xanth

Legend Entertainment Company

Piers Anthony’s book Demons Don’t Dream set up the mystical world of Xanth. Unlike Legend’s previous parser-based adventures, this is fully operated by mouse. Commands such as ‘take’, ‘give to’ and ‘listen’ are on the left of the screen, directional icons and an inventory are at the bottom, with a rendition of the current scene taking up over half the screen.