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Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon (1997)

Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon is an adventure game based on Spider Robinson’s series of stories about the unusual patrons of Callahan’s bar. If you don’t know the books, go read them. The game combines the bizarre adventures, strange characters, and twisted humor of the Callahan’s series into a quest to save the universe from being erased by bored divine entities.

Bust-A-Move (1995)

Bust-A-Move

Taito Corporation

The classic game Bubble Bobble is the ancestor of Puzzle Bobble. Your aim in each stage is to break all the bubbles, by breaking 3 or more of the same color. The game contains a two-player mode where each player tries to break all bubbles first.

Andretti Racing (1997)

Andretti Racing

Electronic Arts, Inc.

For the first time ever in an arcade racer, take control of either NASCAR or Indy cars and cruise around 16 detailed tracks. There are 3 views available to drive from. As well as individual races, you can play a full career. Derek Daly and Bob Jenkins provide a running commentary. Outside factors such as pit-crew mistakes and mechanical failures can affect your races.

After Dark Games (1998)

After Dark Games (1998)

Sierra On-Line, Inc.

After Dark Games is a spin-off from the successful After Dark screensaver collections. It features the following eleven original games: Hula Girl, Fish Stick, Roof Rats, Solitare, Roger Dodger, Zapper, Mowin’ Maniac, Bad Dog 911, Toaster Run, Foggy Boxes, and MooShu.

Adrenix (1998)

Adrenix

Playmates Interactive Entertainment, Inc.

Scott Griffon is a military pilot who has hunted rebels for years as part of an elite anti-insurrection squad. But now he changes sides because Medtech, a government facility which conducts medical experiments on humans, kidnapped his fiance. You take his role and fly an advanced fighter craft to destroy Medtech.

3D Movie Maker (1995)

3D Movie Maker

Microsoft Corporation

Using this program, directors are able to place 3D characters into pre-made environments, add actions, sound effects, music, text, speech, and special effects then show these movies off to friends, family, and the world. These are saved in the 3D Movie formats: “.3mm” and “.vmm”.

3-D Ultra Pinball: The Lost Continent (1997)

3-D Ultra Pinball: The Lost Continent

Sierra On-Line, Inc.

The third installment in the 3D Ultra Pinball series, this game has a dinosaur theme instead of the space and horror motives of the previous games. Featuring 15 tables, the game appears to be bigger than the previous games, but most of those levels are much smaller than in the previous games.

3-D Ultra Pinball: Creep Night (1996)

3-D Ultra Pinball: Creep Night

Sierra On-Line, Inc.

Pinball with a strong horror motif. In the 3-D Ultra Pinball tradition, many of the effects achieved on these tables could not be reproduced on traditional machines. There are even cutaways to mini-video games where you can rack up bonus points. Tables can be played individually, or all at once in a campaign to beat them.

SimTower: The Vertical Empire (1994)

SimTower: The Vertical Empire

Maxis Software Inc.

Maxis takes their Sim-building line vertical with SimTower, an original concept from Japan (where vertical living is much more commonplace than in many parts of the world). Your goal is to build a skyscraper that is both tall, aethestically pleasing, popular, and, most importantly, economically profitable. To be successful, your building cannot just be levels upon levels of officespace, or just an apartment sky-rise, but a multi-functional haven for humanity featuring everything from penthouses to theatres, restaurants to shopping malls. The centerpiece of your tower design is your elevators and proper managment is the key.

Virtual Pool (1995)

Virtual Pool

Interplay Entertainment Corp.

Virtual Pool is the definitive pool simulation game that actually teaches novice players how to play and even promises to improve the game of the pool shark. Developed by a team of physicists and professional pool players, Virtual Pool brings the game to life with the highest degree of accuracy. Balls roll, skid, collide and move on a fully rendered 3D controlled pool table that mirrors reality.