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The Magic Candle (1989)

The Magic Candle

Mindcraft Software, Inc.

The Magic Candle is best described as an Ultima clone. Its a top-down, multiplayer, party-driven RPG.

The plot revolves around you (Lukas) and your party of intrepid adventurers, whose task it is to seal the demon Dreax within the Magic Candle (which is burning down, and when it does, he gets released).

Star Wars: X-Wing – Imperial Pursuit (1993)

Star Wars: X-Wing – Imperial Pursuit

LucasArts

The first add-on disk for X-Wing. The story continues after the destruction of the Death Star and tells of the struggles of the rebels to find a new base. There is a new Tour of Duty and a new Imperial ship: The TIE Advanced.

Star Wars: X-Wing – B-Wing Expansion (1993)

Star Wars: X-Wing – B-Wing Expansion

LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC

B-Wing is an add-on to the original X-Wing, which adds an additional Rebel ship (the B-Wing itself), an entire Tour of Duty and other miscellaneous improvements.

Mega Man X (1995)

Mega Man X

Capcom U.S.A., Inc.

Mega Man X is a robot designed by Dr. Light to choose his own path in life. Years after he is created, Dr. Cain finds X and mimics his design to create a race of such robots called reploids. When the sigma virus infects these reploids, causing them to commit acts of evil, it is up to Mega Man X and his partner Zero (who is quite powerful, contrary to what his name implies) to stop it.

World Cup USA ’94 (1994)

World Cup USA ’94

U.S. Gold Ltd.

For the third World Cup in succession, US Gold had the license to produce the official game. They entrusted Tiertex with the task, who produced a top-down game recreating the full tournament. As well as the 24 teams who qualified for the tournament, other significant footballing nations like England, France and Denmark could be drafted in. The presentation of the menus is largely icon-based, with the official mascot featuring prominently. Tackling is difficult and passing is easy, making for a flowing end-to-end style of play.

Star Wars: X-Wing (1993)

Star Wars: X-Wing

LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC

X-Wing is a space combat simulation, the first in the Star Wars universe. From the cockpits of X-Wing, Y-Wing and A-Wing starfighters, players fight for the Rebel Alliance in their struggle against the evil Galactic Empire.

Midwinter (1990)

Midwinter

Microplay Software

Midwinter is a 1st Person strategy/role playing game with some first person shooting, and a unique story line. Attempt to defeat “General Masters” by blowing up his headquarters but first get past a multitude of patrols,recruiting new characters as you go,defeating cunning terrain,sabotaging enemy installations and a whole host of other options.

V for Victory: Velikiye Luki (1992)

V for Victory: Velikiye Luki

Three-Sixty Pacific, Inc.

V for Victory: Velikiye Luki takes the series East to the Russian Front of WWII. As the German commander, you must rescue your encircled forces that are holding out at the ancient fortress town of Velikiye Luki, while protecting the Vitebsk – Leningrad railroad, vital to the supply of Army Group North. Or, as the Russian commander, you must take Velikiye Luki and advance to the railroad, to cut off and destroy the Fascist invaders.

V for Victory: Market-Garden (1993)

V for Victory: Market-Garden

Three-Sixty Pacific, Inc.

V for Victory: Market Garden takes the series to southern Holland. As the British commander, you must take and hold bridges across three major rivers, secure a foothold across the Rhine, and open a corridor for the invasion of Germany. As the German commander, you must delay the British advance, destroy the airborne divisions, and prevent the British army from reaching German territory.

Microsoft Flight Simulator v3.0 (1988)

Microsoft Flight Simulator v3.0

Microsoft Corporation

A flight simulator featuring three different planes, over 100 different airports and maps for major U.S. cities. Microsoft Flight Simulator also includes formation flying, a NAV system and a few other bells and whistles.