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African Desert Campaign
1 Steady popularity English Strategy | 1 player | 1986
The Allied forces take on the forces of Germany to gain control of the Suez Canal in African Desert Campaign. Keyboard controls are used to select the unit you'd like to move and when your turn is finished you must await the enemy to make their move. Playing somewhat like Risk the game is won by ta...
Championship Baseball
0 Steady popularity English Sports | 1 player | 1986
In this traditional baseball simulation, gameplay takes place mainly on a split screen.One side shows an overview of the field, the other showing the batter, with the latter view disappearing when the ball is hit. The game requires you to "draft" a team before play, composing the best possible squa...
The Adventures of Alice who Went Through the Looking-Glass and Came Back Though Not Much Changed
0 Steady popularity English Adventure | 1 player | 1986
As in the Lewis Carroll work, Victorian girlchild Alice Liddell avoids doing her tedious homework ("Could there possibly be" you think "a better day to go out and play and avoid studying Mathematics?") by escaping into a whimsical wonderland filled with bizarre characters. Many of the major characte...
Tommy's Balloon
0 Steady popularity English Action | 1 player | 1986
Tommy's Balloon is a single player, shareware game. The player pilots a balloon that drifts through a side scrolling cloudy sky. Beneath are mountains that must be avoided and on those mountains are nasty things that randomly shoot lightning bolts upwards. The objective is to survive in the sky as ...
Tommy's Patience
0 Steady popularity English Casino | 1 player | 1986
Tommy's Patience Tommy's Patience is a shareware, single-player card game. This implementation includes the following patience variants: Accordion Klondike Canfield Scorpion
Imperial Space Command
0 Steady popularity English Strategy | 8 players | 1986
You command the Imperial Fleet of the One True Civilization - the descendant of a legendary Empire which once united mankind in a galactic Golden Age, but perished in a horrifying civil war. As interstellar travel ceased, the struggling, isolated remnants descended into a Dark Age, and the knowledge...
Moonmist
0 Steady popularity English Adventure - Text-based | 1 player | 1986
In Moonmist, you are a famous young American detective. An old friend, Tamara Lynd, has written you a letter (included in the package), asking for your help. And so you have travelled to England to test your detective skills. As the story begins, you are outside Tresyllian Castle - the old, dark, h...
Knoxblock
0 Steady popularity English Action | 1 player | 1986
Knoxblock! is a simple Breakout clone written in PCjr Cartridge BASIC. At the bottom of the screen is a paddle, which can be moved left and right to deflect a bouncing ball. Lined up above are 32 colored bricks: knock them all down with the ball to win the game. Three balls are at your disposal, ...
Manor
0 Steady popularity English Management - Strategy | 1 player | 1986
Manor is a land management-game, in the vein of Hamurabi/Kingdom/Dukedom. You are the Earl of a medieval English manor: each game turn represents one year of your reign, and your job is to run things wisely by means of managerial decisions. You have three classes of subjects: serfs, peasants and n...
Tommy's Lifts
0 Steady popularity English Action - Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1986
Tommy's Lifts is a single player DOS game which involves shooting and strategy.The player is a spy in the enemies building. The building is represented on-screen as a series of six towers, each containing a lift. Enemies chasing the players character are on all lifts and the player must shoot them b...
Tribute to Tetris
0 Steady popularity English Puzzle game | 1 player | 1986
Another good-quality Tetris clone from Australia, featuring four game modes. Regular Tetris, Competitive Tetris (Regular Tetris in 2 players mode), Arcade Tetris (after building a certain number of lines, the screen is cleared, bonus points are awarded and you go to the next stage), Stygian Tetris (...
Beyond the Titanic
0 Steady popularity English Adventure - Text-based | 1 player | 1986
In this mid-'80s text adventure, the player finds themselves a passenger on the doomed Titanic and must find some way to save themself before the ship crashes.
Mummies
0 Steady popularity English Action | 1 player | 1986
You've been ambushed by mummies in an ancient Egyptian tomb. Your goal is simple survival - but with no weapons and no means of escape, your only hope is to outsmart them: the burial chamber is littered with pits, and as the mummies keep advancing towards your position, you may maneuver them into th...
Labyrinth (1986)
0 Steady popularity English Puzzle game | 1 player | 1986
In this shareware (but fully functional) maze-solving game, players go on a treasure hunt within computer-generated labyrinths. There are five levels of play, each with 9999 possible labyrinths: The game keeps track of time and the number of steps taken. For extra variety, several options can be mo...
Transylvania II: The Crimson Crown
0 Steady popularity English Adventure - Text-based | 1 player | 1986
In Transylvania we rescued Princess Sabrina, and met Crown Prince Erik. They return upon news of the King John the Good�s death, and learn the crown has vanished. The Vampire Lord Drakul tries to uncover its secrets to become King, and threatens its land. As their guide, they accompany you on their...
Tommy's Gorilla Ball Pythons
0 Steady popularity English Action - Puzzle game - Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1986
Tommy's Gorilla Ball Pythons is a single-player DOS game. The player controls a gun which fires alternately up, left, down and right. This is automatic, the game is not about firing as fast as possible, it's about strategy and making sure each shot counts. The gun will not fire while the previous sh...
Block Five
0 Steady popularity English Strategy | 1 player | 1986
This game recreates the board game Go. On a large board, players are competing to complete lines of five of their pieces (crosses for you and naughts for the CPU player in this case). The offensiveness or defensiveness of the artificial intelligence's strategy is randomized with each play.
Tommy's Jammer
0 Steady popularity English Racing - Strategy | 1 player | 1986
Tommy's Jammer is a single player racing game in which the objective is to cover more ground than the computer opponent. The race takes place on a racetrack in the sky. The opponent is the Jammer who is computer controlled and his objective is to crash into you. Your objective is to survive until a...
Dr. Ruth's Computer Game of Good Sex
0 Steady popularity English Edutainment - Quiz | 7 players | 1986
A text based quiz game about human sexuality. Dr. Ruth did the questions along with her researchers. It is a time based quiz game where you have multiple choice. These are not obvious and sometimes you have to choose the only true or false answer among the four or five choices. There is a countdown ...
Mind Dance Vol. II
0 Steady popularity English Quiz - Strategy | 1 player | 1986
A game for 1-4 players where you crack the mystery words selected from 12 different categories. Plays very similae to Wheel of Fortune.
X Fighter
0 Steady popularity English Action | 1 player | 1986
An ancient shooter of unknown origin, which seems to be a variant of the game Crossfire. The plot of the game is unknown, and the gameplay can be described in one phrase: shoot everything that moves. In terms of interesting features, we can note the variety of enemies both in appearance and movement...
Tommy's Lander
0 Steady popularity English Action | 1 player | 1986
Tommy's Lander is a single player, shareware variant of Lunar Lander that uses character graphics. As with the original game the objective is to land a spaceship successfully balancing the need for a controlled descent and safe landing zone with limited fuel. This game adds other variations to that...
Tommy's Gorilla Balls
0 Steady popularity English Action | 1 player | 1986
Watch out for those balls as they come flying at you in Tommy's Gorilla Balls. This simple arcade game's objective is to move your player around the game board with the keyboard and avoid balls that are coming at you from the four corners. By getting balls to collide into each other you will gain po...
The Black Cauldron
0 Steady popularity English Adventure | 1 player | 1986
Based on the Disney movie of the same name, The Black Cauldron focuses on the story of Taran, who is an assistant Pig-keeper in the land of Caer Dalben. One day Taran notices that one of his pigs, Hen Wen has magical powers. The Evil Horned King wants the pig so that he can locate the Black Cauldron...
Revenge of the Eland
0 Steady popularity English Adventure - Text-based | 1 player | 1986
Blatant, bleak-but-wacky social criticism, kind of like an interactive political cartoon. Very small and primitive, with a two-word parser that doesn't understand the common one-letter abbreviations. Has nothing at all to do with elands.
Donald Duck's Playground
0 Steady popularity English Edutainment | 1 player | 1986
Donald Duck's Playground won several awards from educational software magazines as best educational game of the year. In it, you are Donald, working to earn money, which you then spend to buy playground equipment for your nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie to enjoy. The first job is to guide the Amquack...
3 Card High Low Poker
0 Steady popularity English Casino | 1 player | 1986
In 3 Card High Low Poker, the dealer chooses, on each round, whether the winning hand must be high or low, and each of eight players is dealt three cards. If the dealer chose high, the best hand wins (and the ace is counted high). If the dealer chose low, then the worst hand wins (and the ace is cou...
Rockets
0 Steady popularity English Action - Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1986
Rockets is a single-player, space based, shooter that is entirely keyboard controlled. The game starts by drawing a star-field on screen and populating it with a planet and asteroids. The planet is an obstacle that a spaceship cannot fly over but the asteroids are effectively just scenery. It then ...
Orbiter
0 Steady popularity English Edutainment - Simulation | 1 player | 1986
Obiter is a space shuttle simulator based on the actual commands and procedures used by NASA. It simulates the experience of launching, landing, and performing the delicate missions required of the NASA astronauts. Random problems such as mechanical failures will arise as you try to complete your mi...
Mean 18
1 Growing popularity English Sports | 4 players | 1986
Pebble Beach and St. Andrews are two of the courses on offer in this golf simulation, released in the early years of 16-bit technology. The three-click control system was used, whereby the first click starts the swing, the second sets the power, and the third sets draw or fade. Beginner and Expert ...
Tag Team Wrestling
0 Steady popularity English Sports | 1 player | 1986
A wrestling game that focused on teams. You can either play as a face team (the good guys) or a heel team (the baddies)!
Pyramid Power
0 Steady popularity English Action | 1 player | 1986
This simplistic clone of Q*Bert features familiar gameplay -- the player must move around on a pyramid changing the color of blocks by stepping on them while avoiding monsters and falling rocks. There are even teleport disks on each side of the pyramid which can transport the player back to the top...
Shanghai
0 Steady popularity English Board game - Puzzle game | 1 player | 1986
Shanghai is a tile-based game based on the ancient Chinese game of Mah-Jong - this was the first of many computer versions. The gameplay involves 144 tiles, each depicting different images, which have to be removed by matching them into pairs. The tiles are arranged in a gridded pattern, which is...
Mickey's Space Adventure
0 Steady popularity English Adventure - Edutainment | 1 player | 1986
Walking along one day, Mickey and Pluto come across a spaceship. After boarding the ship, they are given a quest by XL30 from the planet Oron. A long time ago, a thief stole the planets memory crystal and broke it up into nine pieces, hiding them on each planet in the solar system. It is Mickey's jo...
Trivia 2000
0 Steady popularity English Board game - Edutainment - Quiz | 1 player | 1986
Trivia 2000 is a shareware game based on Trivial Pursuit. When a round begins the game simulates the roll of the dice after which it checks forwards and backwards from the players position and determines which way they should move. Having 'moved' the player the game then announces the category and ...
Emergency Mission
0 Steady popularity English Action - Edutainment | 1 player | 1986
Not your everyday genre-crossover: this game fuses an arcade space shooter with a... medical simulation. You command a patrolling space vessel, defending your planet from a devastating attack of biological warfare. But destroying the plague-bearing enemy ships won't be enough; you'll also have to ...
Ogre
0 Steady popularity English Board game - Strategy | 1 player | 1986
A direct computer conversion of Steve Jackson's board game of supertanks going against superinfantry with superhowitzers. Plays exactly like the board game.
Larn
0 Steady popularity English Adventure - RPG | 1 player | 1986
This game was one of the first roguelikes (CRPG dungeon crawls with top-down or isometric graphics and a high degree of randomization; Rogue, Diablo and Nethack are examples) with a wilderness and more than one dungeon. In this game, you are searching the Caverns of Larn for a cure for your daughter...
Golf's Best: St. Andrews - The Home of Golf
0 Steady popularity English Simulation - Sports | 1 player | 1986
Golf's Best: St. Andrews - The Home of Golf is a golf simulation which allows you to experience the layout and character of one of the world's most famous courses, St. Andrews. Each hole is simulated exactly to scale. Undulations in the terrain, such as actual hills and valleys as found on the cours...
Tommy's Airshark
0 Steady popularity English Action - Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1986
Tommy's Airshark is a single player, shareware, vertical scrolling, helicopter game made using character graphics. The object is to fly over enemy territory and to destroy as many SAM missile firing tanks as possible. The SAM missiles home in on the player's 'copter but can be avoided by making co...
ACE: Air Combat Emulator
1 Steady popularity English Simulation | 1 player | 1986
A huge enemy fleet has invaded the southern shore of the U.S. Dozens of tanks and helicopter gun-ships are rolling over Tampa, Florida and through Atlanta, Georgia. Squadrons of enemy fighters are swarming through the air over South Carolina and are heading for Washington, D.C. For the first time in...
James Bond 007: Goldfinger
1 Growing popularity English Adventure - Text-based | 1 player | 1986
The player must stop Auric Goldfinger from taking the world's gold supply, stop the destruction of Kentucky, deal with Pussy Galore and even a fight with Oddjob. Not much for old 007 to do actually - it's all in a day's work (or is it adventure)?
Monkey Business
0 Steady popularity English Edutainment | 1 player | 1986
Monkey Business is a puzzle game featuring a variant of the 'Towers of Hanoi' tile game. The player needs to help a stack of monkeys retrieve two apples from a tree. They are only allowed to move one monkey at a time, and players may only arrange the monkeys such that a smaller monkey is on top of a...
Major League Manager
0 Steady popularity English Management - Sports | 1 player | 1986
As the name implies you get to run your own baseball team. You play as a sort of all powerful coach with complete control over your team; you do want to have players who can play well though, you can trade, delete, and create new players at will, and you don't have to worry about labor strikes. You ...
The Chessmaster 2000
1 Growing popularity English Board game - Strategy | 2 players | 1986
This iteration of the Chessmaster series offers a strong chess opponent at 12 skill levels, catering for novices to grandmasters. Its many features include an opening library built around 71,000 moves and the ability to print out the move history. To help novices there is a teach mode showing all l...
Skullduggery: Adventures in Horror
0 Steady popularity English Adventure - Text-based | 1 player | 1986
Skullduggery is a classic text adventure, set on the southeast coast of eighteenth-century England. During this period smuggling goods into England was a common enterprise; necessitated primarily by the King's tax on imports. Indeed, it was a rare family who did not participate in the smuggler's bus...
Empire of the Over-Mind
0 Steady popularity English Adventure - Text-based | 1 player | 1986
This is an excellent text adventure written by Gary Bedrosian way back in 1979 for the Apple II and Tandy's TRS-80 computer and published by Avalon Hill. The game was never ported to the PC, but the author has ported it himself in 1986 and has kindly put it up on his website for free download. The O...
Tommy's Blob
0 Steady popularity English Action - Strategy | 1 player | 1986
Tommy's Blob is a single player game in which the player takes the role of a blob and pays against the computer. There are two kinds of blobs, good blobs and bad blobs. The game starts with the bad blob already established on the screen. The player must move their good blob around the screen. Every...
Spell Castle
0 Steady popularity English Edutainment | 1 player | 1986
Spell Castle is an educational game designed to improve spelling and typing skills. During the game, words will appear from the top of a castle and float downwards. You need to type in the words correctly before they reach the bottom of the screen and destroy your drawbridge. There are several diffi...
Tommy's Wizards
0 Steady popularity English Board game | 1 player | 1986
Tommy's Wizards is a single player, shareware, intriguing piece of whimsy. This is one of those games that doesn't explain itself and to is left to the player to decide whether it's a game a time filling piece of nonsense or whether it's one of Tommy's joke programs. Being an alien and thus knowin...
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