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MegaRace (1993)

MegaRace

Published by: Software Toolworks, Inc., The

Virtual Television has given us a chance to do the things that we can’t make real in everyday life: Race through 14 great tracks in 5 different environments in a totally virtual place where you can kill each other quite easily with sidekicks or guns. In every track you will see some symbols that can make your car speed up, slow up or even blow up, like your mega-host Lance Boyle says, “Who knows; who cares!” Everything you see in MegaRace is virtual and no one really dies there. So have fun!

Mega Man (1990)

Mega Man

Hi-Tech Expressions, Inc.

In the PC version of Mega Man, it’s up to the blue robot Megaman to stop the plot of Dr. Wily, the maverick lab assistant, by jumping and shooting his way past an army of robots. At the end of these levels are three of Dr. Wily’s robot masters, Dyna Man, Sonic Man and Volt man who each drop a key when defeated. These keys are then used to gain access to the room where the megacomputer Crorq is being stored for a final showdown. As always, Megaman can absorb the weapon power of the robot masters and use it as his own

World Circuit (1992)

World Circuit

MicroProse Software, Inc.

Formula 1 Grand Prix includes all 16 international GP circuits of 1991. You may drive them in quick race mode, single race or a full championship. The 18 teams and 35 drivers and their performance are based on the 1991 season, but the game doesn’t include real names. You can edit and save team and driver names by hand.

Star Rangers (1995)

Star Rangers

Interactive Magic Ltd.

The premise behind this game is that of a western, but set in the future, and in space. There is a plot but the gameplay focuses on fast ‘n’ furious arcade action. You are a Star Ranger and it’s your duty to protect the human frontier from alien attack.

Secret of the Silver Blades (1990)

Secret of the Silver Blades

Strategic Simulations, Inc.

The heroes from Pool of Radiance and Curse of the Azure Bonds return once again. This time, they arrive naked via a magical well inside a frozen town wishing for heroes to help them. The party once again attempts to save a town under siege (once re-equipped) and struggles to learn the secret of the Silver Blades…

Rags to Riches: The Financial Market Simulation (1993)

Rags to Riches: The Financial Market Simulation

Interplay Entertainment Corp.

You play a young college graduate who has been given a large sum of money by your parents to set up a company. You start in a crummy office on the Lower East Side of town, and as you dabble more in the stock market and make more money, you can take a trip to the mall and buy things from a porcelain dalmatian to a new office. You have to be careful, though- one wrong move with your money, and you end up penniless on the street.

Ultima VI: The False Prophet (1990)

Ultima VI: The False Prophet

ORIGIN Systems, Inc.

In this conclusion to the Second Trilogy, you, the Avatar, are summoned back to save Britannia from the Gargoyles, a strange race of beings who have taken control of the Eight Shrines of Virtue. Conceived to be evil by the people of Britannia, the Gargoyles are discovered to be struggling for survival against ancient forces you had not imagined. You must help the Gargoyle race by learning their culture, language and vocabulary. Adventure with your companions Iolo, Shamino and Dupre in this gigantic world riddled with monsters and puzzles.

Ultima Underworld II: Labyrinth of Worlds (1993)

Ultima Underworld II: Labyrinth of Worlds

ORIGIN Systems, Inc.

Ultima Underworld II: Labyrinth of Worlds takes place one year after the events of Ultima VII: The Black Gate. To celebrate the defeat of the Guardian, Lord British invites the Avatar and his companions to his castle. However, in the night of the feast the Guardian attacks again, encasing the castle in a giant gem of blackrock. Deep in the sewers of the castle, another blackrock gem is found, created as an aftereffect of the attack. This gem is a teleporter to other worlds controlled by the Guardian. Now you, the Avatar, must travel to these worlds in order to free the castle from the Guardian’s spell.

Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss (1992)

Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss

ORIGIN Systems, Inc.

You are the Avatar. Once again you return to Britannia. Upon your arrival, you witness the kidnapping of Baron Almric’s daughter. Found guilty of the crime, you are thrown into the Great Stygian Abyss with the choice of either finding the girl or rotting in the dungeon. On your journey you have to get along with the many inhabitants of the dungeon, who are survivors of a failed colony, and eventually find out that there’s much more to this kidnapping than meets the eye.

Wolfenstein 3D (1992)

Wolfenstein 3D

Apogee Software, Ltd.

Inspired by the top-down infiltration game Castle Wolfenstein, this groundbreaking episodic FPS puts the player in the boots of B.J. Blazkowicz, allied spy. There are six episodes (the first distributed complete as shareware), the second and the third available after registration and the three final missions (which happen before the events of the first episode) available in the “Nocturnal Missions” pack. However, they don’t need to be played in sequence to be enjoyed!