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Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers (1993)

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers

Sierra On-Line, Inc.

Step into the world of Gabriel Knight, a wise-cracking bookstore owner and would-be author. Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers {GK} is an adventure game set in present-day New Orleans.

Gabriel Knight is the last in a long line of Shadow Hunters, those fated to fight the dark forces of the supernatural. Tormented by terrifying nightmares, he must spend every waking moment scouring the side streets and back alleys of New Orleans for the key to his dark past. And when he sleeps, the nightmare begins.

Future Wars: Adventures in Time (1989)

Future Wars: Adventures in Time

Palace Software, LTD.

Future Wars is a graphic adventure game, the first to use Delphine’s proprietary Cinematique point-and-click interface. A right click brings up the verb menu. After choosing one of the six commands, you point the mouse over the desired target and execute with a left click. Small objects are depicted by enlarged drawings – once you found them. Pixel hunting is a very frequent aspect of Future Wars. Lazy players are punished with puzzle dead-ends.

Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist (1993)

Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist

Sierra On-Line, Inc.

Set in the American West of the 1880s, Freddy Pharkas was one of the fastest guns in the west. However in one particular gunfight with an outlaw named Kenny he was outgunned and Freddy had his ear shot off. This traumatic experience caused Freddy to give up his pistols and enroll in the school of pharmacology. Blocking out the memories of his past, Freddy arrives in the town of Corsegold with the dream to own and run his own pharmacy. Working with the town’s doctor, Freddy is able to fill prescriptions, mix concoctions and diagnose simple symptoms. Business among the townsfolk is brisk however, the good times are not to last as suddenly townsfolk are run out of town and businesses are being foreclosed and boarded up. Freddy must deal with the town’s problems, and discover the larger plot, or risk having a fancy shop in an empty town and losing all his customers.

Ford Simulator II (1990)

Ford Simulator II

Ford Motor Company

The second installment in the series represents the advertisement of the Ford’s 1990 product line and consists of five sections.

Flight of the Intruder (1990)

Flight of the Intruder

Spectrum Holobyte, Inc.

Join “Tiger” Cole and “Cool Hands” Grafton as you command the US Naval Aviators over Vietnam. Take on MiGs, AAA, and SAM, and the unforgiving nature of carrier aviation. Configure each plane’s loadout for your mission, plan your mission package, then fly your missions. Command multiple sections of planes and switch among them at will. When you’re done, you can even try your hand at LANDING on an aircraft carrier.

Firehawk (1990)

Firehawk

Sierra On-Line, Inc.

The official sequel to Thexder, Fire Hawk has more of everything: More weapons, more enemies, more music, more levels… more everything. Some of the main improvements include the ability to save your game at certain points, multiple special weapons, the ability to switch between special weapons during gameplay, and a greatly expanded high-quality soundtrack.

Fire & Ice (1993)

Fire & Ice

Renegade Software

The background story of Fire & Ice is quick to tell: A coyote (you) runs, throwing ice cubes, through various worlds. In the levels you must jump on platforms and kill your enemies. The enemies (for example, birds and penguins) can be shot with your ice cubes; they become frozen, so you smash them. Sometimes they leave part of a key behind after they’re destroyed. The complete key, assembled from all the pieces, opens the door to the next world.

Final Fantasy VII (1998)

Final Fantasy VII

Eidos Interactive, Inc.

The seventh installment of Final Fantasy series takes place in a post-modern, steampunk sci-fi world where high technology reigns and where robots and bio-engineered mutants co-exist with humans and dragons.

Final DOOM (1996)

Final DOOM

id Software, Inc.

Final DOOM is an official addon that adds two new episodes to DOOM II. The first new episode is called the Plutonia Experiment and the other is called TNT: Evilution.

Falcon 4.0 (1998)

Falcon 4.0

Hasbro Interactive, Inc.

You’re flying the F-16 “Fighting Falcon”, a U.S. Air Force fighter, over the skies of Korea. The learning curve is VERY steep and will take time to learn, let alone master. There is a way to “jump in and fly” so the game can be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of experience.