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Leisure Genius presents Monopoly (1989)

Leisure Genius presents Monopoly

Virgin Games, Inc.

This version of the classic board game supports several graphic formats and offers some different options. From 2 to 8 players can play the game, and they can all be computer players if you wish. This allows you to just sit back and watch as the computer takes over. You can choose to play a short game with a specified time limit, or a standard game, and there is a save game feature.

 

Lego Island (1997)

Lego Island

Mindscape, Inc.

Lego Island is an action adventure game designed for younger players. The game is played from a first-person perspective as one of several characters on the island. The island is a three-dimensional world with a lot of Lego inhabitants for you to interact with.

Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs (1989)

Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs

Electronic Arts, Inc.

Lakers vs. Celtics is a basketball game featuring real NBA teams. Gameplay is action-oriented with an emphasis on offense. Play an exhibition game or try to win the NBA title in the playoff tournament mode. A season mode is not available. You can substitute tired players but there aren’t any other management options.

King’s Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow (1992)

King’s Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow

Sierra On-Line, Inc.

In King’s Quest VI, you play the role of Prince Alexander, as he desperately searches for Princess Cassima of the Land of the Green Isles, who is being held against her will by her captor, Vizier Abdul Alhazred. To successfully help him, he must travel between the Land’s four islands and encounter strange beasts that will either help or hinder him. There are many alternate paths you can take, as well as different endings you can watch. Like its predecessor, actions are performed using a point-and-click interface. The CD-ROM version of the game includes both DOS and Windows versions, full speech, a 50-meg introduction, and the Girl in the Tower theme song.

King’s Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! (1990)

King’s Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder!

Sierra On-Line, Inc.

While it was a beautiful sunny day, King Graham decided to go out for a walk in the woods and hope that everything is normal when he got back. However, while he was gone, an evil wizard called Mordack uses a spell to warp his castle out of Daventry, along with the royal family. Soon after, Graham came back, only to realize that the castle is gone. After he wonders why, an owl called Cedric speaks to him about it and transports him to the land of Serenia, where his boss Crispin helps him get ready to face up to Mordack. Cedric is asked to go with him to make sure that Graham does not get in trouble.

KGB (1992)

KGB

Virgin Games, Inc.

It is August 1991, the USSR has only a few days left before its tremendous collapse and KGB officer Maksim Rukov has been moved, without explanation, to the newly formed Department P which investigates KGB corruption and roots out possible double-agents and traitors.

Ka-50 Hokum (1995)

Ka-50 Hokum

Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.

In this game you are a commander of a Base Ship cruising around Indonesia and a pilot of four helicopters available on it. These helicopters are Kamov Ka-50 Hokum (assault), MIL Mi-8 Hip (assault/transport), Westland Lynx (anti-ship assault/transport), and Bell AH-1 Cobra (assault).

Jordan vs. Bird: One-on-One (1988)

Jordan vs. Bird: One-on-One

Electronic Arts, Inc.

Two of the greatest icons on the Golden Age of the NBA match up in this game. In one side, the spectacular dunks of Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls, on the other, Larry Bird’s incredible accuracy from the outside.

Jones in the Fast Lane (1991)

Jones in the Fast Lane

Sierra On-Line, Inc.

Jones in the Fast Lane is a simulation of a person’s life, presented as a turn-based strategy game. You can play by yourself, or compete with other human players or the computer-controlled Jones. At the beginning of the game you determine what your goals are, in four categories – Money, Happiness, Education and Career: the higher your goals, the longer the game.

John Saul’s Blackstone Chronicles: An Adventure in Terror (1998)

John Saul’s Blackstone Chronicles: An Adventure in Terror

Mindscape, Inc.

It is just a few days before the town of Blackstone’s landmark mental hospital is opened as a Museum of Psychiatric History. The restoration efforts of the Blackstone Historical Society have reawakened the evil that dwells within the old building. As Oliver Metcalf, the son of the hospital’s last superintendent, you have been trapped inside the walls of the Blackstone Asylum. You are compelled to explore its haunted halls, discovering its secrets and solving its mysteries. Yet your only clues to the Asylum’s past are locked in the minds of its ghostly inhabitants.