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The Third Courier 1 Steady popularity
English Action - Adventure | 1 player | 1989
The Third Courier is set in the era of the 'cold war', and the action takes place in Germany. The player is an American spy, and his mission is to recover stolen NATO defense plans. You start off in your apartment, which contains a computer, bugging equipment and an answerphone, as well as useful items such as money and a passport. A compass on screen is used to move around, with symbols appearin...
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier 3 Growing popularity
English Action | 1 player | 1989
Captain's Log: Stardate 8474.1 We have just received an urgent transmission from the commander of Starfleet detailing the situation on Nimbus III. Once again I find myself with a skeleton crew and a barely functioning ship headed into the Neutral Zone. I have assigned Mr. Scott to pull off a minor miracle and get us underway in the next four hours. Commander Uhura has been picking up distant, c...
Tommy's Trash! 0 Steady popularity
English Board game | 1 player | 1989
Tommy's Trash! is a shareware dice game. It is based on the game Zilch, is played with six dice, and up to nine people including the computer can play. This implementation also contains 'Tommy's Mutant Trash' a two player variant of the game where the player plays against the computer and a Rotary Club mode where the object is to achieve the lowest score. A game can be for five thousand, ten thou...
TKO 1 Growing popularity
English Sports | 1 player | 1989
In TKO you can play the career of a boxer. Create your boxer by trading off a mixture of attributes, for example a boxer who cuts easily will not tire as easily, and a boxer whose best punch is to the head will not punch to the body as efficiently The main 1st-person perspective view shows the faces of both you and your opponent, including progressively injured faces as you land punches. A small ...
Pachisi 0 Steady popularity
English Board game | 4 players | 1989
Pachisi is an ancient game thought to have originated in India. Modern western variants include the board games Sorry! and Ludo. The game is played by rolling a dice and moving counters around the outside of a cross shaped game area. Pachisi is for four players and in this shareware version the computer can substitute for one, two or three of those players. To win the game a player must be the fir...
Tommy's Nyet 0 Steady popularity
English Puzzle game | 1 player | 1989
Tommy's Nyet is a DOS Tetris clone for one to six players. The player uses the numeric keypad to position falling blocks in a pit. Blocks can be moved right or left and they can be rotated too. When the player completes a row of bricks across the pit with no gaps, that row disappears and all remaining bricks in the pit drop down. When blocks are moved left or right they are moved in half-brick inc...
Rimtrix 0 Steady popularity
English Puzzle game | 1 player | 1989
This puzzle game is obviously inspired from the famous "Pipe Dream" game: balls of three different colors constantly appear to the left of the playing field, to the right there are three storage cups of corresponding colors and a “flask” with balls indicating their sequence. The game space itself consists of 19 tiles (three horizontal rows of five and one out of four), which depict corridors of va...
Greg Norman's Shark Attack!: The Ultimate Golf Simulator 0 Steady popularity
English Sports | 4 players | 1989
Eight man-years of development resulted in this detailed recreation of golf, endorsed by one of the great players of the 1980s. Two courses are included, with 3D modeling of the effects of ball lie and swing style. You can disable ball effects to make it more straightforward, and weather and wind effects are optional. Match play and stroke play are included, as are Fourball, Foursome and Greensom...
Revolution '76 0 Steady popularity
English Management - Strategy | 1 player | 1989
Revolution '76 is a political, economic and military simulation of the struggle for independence of the American colonies. The game begins in 1775 with the convocation of the Second Continental Congress. Each turn represents a year during which the player sets policies (e.g. the attitude towards loyalists), assigns leaders to administrative positions (historical figures, each with their own set o...
Axe of Rage 1 Growing popularity
English Action - Fighting | 1 player | 1989
In the sequel to Barbarian / Death Sword, the Wizard Drax is back after previous your defeat of him. But this time, you're not alone. The princess you saved back then has taken up a sword and joined your cause! Now, it's more than a death match. You have to explore into the many tunnels in his dungeon, defeat the dangerous monsters that come between you and cold steel to Drax's throat. The game h...
Blockout 0 Steady popularity
English Puzzle game | 1 player | 1989
Blockout is a Tetris clone with an added twist: it's in 3D. You can rotate the blocks in 3D in order to fit them into the pit they are being guided into. Advanced users can play this game with odd three-dimensional pieces, or change the size of the pit, for depth of between 6 and 18 piles, and width and length of between 3 and 7.
Austerlitz 0 Steady popularity
English Strategy | 2 players | 1989
Third entry in a row of historic wargames focussing on the Napoleonic era (the first two were Waterloo and Borodino). This time the player can re-fight the decisive battle of Austerlitz, which took place on Dec 2, 1805. You may either play as Emperor Napoleon or Czar Alexander. It is also possible to play a two player game, or to take neither side (watching the computer playing both sides). Compa...
Proto Type 0 Steady popularity
English Board game - Edutainment | 1 player | 1989
This touch-typing tutorial includes a few games to help players practice when they're not taking lessons. The first, "Touch Typing Tests," simply involves typing sentences quickly. The second, "Tic-Tac-Toe," gives the player a Tic-Tac-Toe board. Each turn, he or she selects a square and is given a sentence to type. If the sentence is typed quickly enough and contains no errors, the square is won; ...
Battune Goes to the Museum 0 Steady popularity
English Adventure - Text-based | 1 player | 1989
Battune, the unlucky Alien, visits the intergalactic museum. Shenanigans ensue.
Wall$treet 1 Growing popularity
English Management | 1 player | 1989
Become a Wall Street Trader with this managerial-simulation for up to 4 players. At the start of the game stands an test of your knowledge about sharetrading: The more questions you can answer correct, the more money you receive for the start of the game. Buy and sell shares and fonds to maximize your stock. Ingame you receive news from the market on which you must react. The game includes a progr...
Alien Worlds 0 Steady popularity
English Action - Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1989
You must kill off endless waves of aliens. You do this by flying around a screen (using your rocket pack) and then shooting them with your machine gun.
Manhunter 2: San Francisco 0 Steady popularity
English Adventure | 1 player | 1989
Picking up immediately where Manhunter: New York left off, Manhunter 2: San Francisco has the player crash-landing their stolen ship in the City by the Bay after trying unsuccessfully to keep up with enigmatic serial killer Phil. Left with no alternatives, the player assumes the identity of a local Manhunter and solves more crimes for the alien Orbs while searching for Phil and working for the loc...
City 0 Steady popularity
English Strategy | 1 player | 1989
Features include buying and selling shares, company reviews, takeover bids, money market, gain control of your chosen company, fines, reviews, insurance and taxation, World Bank loans, and graphic presentation to ensure your Broker's envy.
Boa 0 Steady popularity
English Action | 1 player | 1989
Certain versions of the Microsoft Mouse driver for DOS came bundled with a game called Boa (included alongside such utilities as Paintbrush and Mouse Menus). Boa takes the familiar premise of Snake games and turns it on its tail: the player is now the food, trying its best not to be consumed by an always-moving, ever-growing snake. Our hero - a mouse - is controlled, as one might expect, with th...
Perico Delgado Maillot Amarillo 0 Steady popularity
English Racing - Simulation | 1 player | 1989
"Perico Delgado Maillot Amarillo", a game based on the Spanish champion, was one of the first cycling simulators that reproduced accurately the ups and downs of one of the hardest sports. Here you can run in a singular test (after seeing the informative track profile), divided each one in four parts completely different and in which your reflections will be continuously put on approval. Try to st...
Gaminours and the Puzzle 0 Steady popularity
English Puzzle game | 1 player | 1989
Good or not, very little can be said about this game itself. Before us is the most classic version of the "jigsaw puzzle", where the player is required to lay down the image (landscape, some object or vehicle, a bear - a kind of "mascot" of the series - and so on) from scattered fragments.
Lost Dutchman Mine 0 Steady popularity
English Adventure - Simulation | 1 player | 1989
One of the most exhaustedly researched games I've ever played; you're an old timer looking for the "Lost Dutchman Mine". The game begins you with a scarce amount of gold to buy the items you'll need to not only survive in the desert, but for gold panning and you'll need that pick axe! Along the way, you'll encounter those other folks that'll run you out of the area with shotguns and pistols! Watch...
Special Agent 0 Steady popularity
English Adventure - Text-based | 1 player | 1989
The President of the United States has sent you on a mission to the Soviet Union. You are to locate and photograph their new ballistic missile, the SS-X-27. Perhaps you desire to serve your country as a SPECIAL AGENT to the President, performing a secret mission deep within the Soviet Union.
Grand Prix Master 1 Growing popularity
English Racing | 1 player | 1989
A motorcycle racing game recreating the now-defunct 80cc world motorcycle racing championship. It was licensed around Spanish ace Jorge Martinez 'Aspar', and your (and his) racing rivals including future 500cc World Champion Alex Criville. The game features a full practice mode as well as qualifying and races. There are only 8 computer bikes, although the real life championship points system is u...
Moonwalker 1 Growing popularity
English Action - Platformer | 1 player | 1989
Moonwalker is broken up into 4 levels. The first level has you walking around avoiding fans trying to find parts of a rabbit costume needed to disguise yourself from your fans. You then need to find the waiting motorbike to escape to level 2 - Michaelsville. Here you need to find orbs which transform your bike into the glittering Stratus car able to leap barriers. If you get far enough you escape...
Day of the Pharaoh 1 Growing popularity
English Strategy | 1 player | 1989
Nil Dieu Vivant (also known as Day of the Pharaoh) is an action-oriented strategy game set in ancient Egypt. You start as descendant of the Pharaoh who was exiled from his kingdom. Your mission is to return to Cairo and claim the throne that is your birthright. You have to prove your worth to the people of Egypt by conquering neighboring lands and defending your kingdom from attack. You can make...
Railroad Empire 0 Steady popularity
English Management - Strategy | 1 player | 1989
In 1992, Maxis published A-Train, a railroad management simulation by Artdink, a developer of some renown in Japan but virtually unknown anywhere else. A-Train was the third episode in Artdink�s Take the A-Train series, which dates back to 1986. An earlier installment of the series had been internationally published three years prior to Maxis� A-Train by Seika Corp., under the name of Railroad Emp...
Boxzum 0 Steady popularity
English Action | 1 player | 1989
In this game, the player and several opponents leave trails as they move around an empty black field. Crashing into one's own trail or the trail of an opponent causes death; the object is to outmaneuver and outlive all of the enemies. Starting level, difficulty and game speed are all adjustable.
Harpoon 0 Steady popularity
English Strategy - Simulation | 1 player | 1989
A modern naval battle simulator based on Larry Bond's popular Harpoon board-game from 1980. The game features 13 possible Cold War scenarios, each of which can be affected by multiple factors. You can choose from an authentic arsenal of over 100 Soviet and NATO weapons. Use sensors, radars and sonar to track enemy ships. Crucial information on capabilities can be checked from the informative data...
Rockstar! 0 Steady popularity
English Adventure - Text-based - Simulation | 1 player | 1989
Rockstar is unlike any other game on the PC. Your goal is, strangely enough, to become a Rockstar. Through the course of your game you will have to produce singles and records, balance a hectic recording schedule with your drug intake while touring Europe and the rest of the World. Success does not come easy. An uneasy market, balanced with your own health problems leads to a very involving game. ...
Education Series: General Knowledge Builder 0 Steady popularity
English Edutainment | 1 player | 1989
Collection of educational software aimed at ages 8-adult.
Last Half of Darkness 0 Steady popularity
English Adventure | 1 player | 1989
Last Half of Darkness is an adventure game that takes place entirely in and around a haunted mansion, complete with graveyards, crypts and foreboding swamps. It is considered by some as the forerunner of the Horror genre in adventure gaming, featuring a gloomy atmosphere, spooky music, creepy sound effects, and a spine-tingling, suspenseful storyline. Your aunt was a type of voodoo witch in New O...
The Playroom 0 Steady popularity
English Edutainment | 1 player | 1989
The Playroom is an educational game which is set in the locale of a child's bedroom. Almost everything on the screen can be clicked on, and the child will be rewarded by games, activities, or at least an amusing animation. In this first of what eventually became a trilogy of games including The Treehouse, and The Backyard, children are encouraged to use the mouse by the wide range of interactivity...
CleanUp 0 Steady popularity
English Action | 1 player | 1989
CleanUp is a single player, keyboard controlled, shareware puzzle game. It is a reworked version of a game 1979 game by Doug Schiller that was released on the TRS-80. The game area consists of randomly scattered blocks among which are gold stars. The player must negotiate their way around this arena collecting the stars. The game is keyboard controlled, pressing a non-arrow key ends the game as d...
Purple Saturn Day 1 Growing popularity
English Action - Racing - Sports | 1 player | 1989
Every 4 galactic-years, alien athletes from every inhabited planet in the galaxy gather to compete in the Purple Saturn Day games. Four interplanetary events await the player: Pilot a ship through time and space, race around the rings of Saturn, solve a fast-moving electronic puzzle and navigate a futuristic obstacle course. Although not an official entry in the series, this game is in the same v...
Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer 2.0 0 Steady popularity
English Simulation | 1 player | 1989
Follow-up to EA's first flight trainer from the mid-eighties. A nice flight simulator offering many different planes and various flight modes such as formations, races, obstacle courses and a comprehensive flight training option. AFT 2.0 also features two high-resolution EGA modes besides the standard 320x200 resolution.
Red Lightning 0 Steady popularity
English Strategy | 1 player | 1989
Red Lightning is an operational level wargame of a potential conflict in central Europe between NATO and the Warsaw Pact. It's a game of a hypothetical World War III in the early 1990's. As the Soviet player, the mission is to sweep aside NATO forces and capture the Ruhr. As the NATO commander, the mission is to stop the Russion invasion.
Oliver & Company 1 Growing popularity
English Action - Platformer | 1 player | 1989
You are Oliver, a cat from the Disney movie "Oliver & Company". The game is 3rd person perspective arcade scroller.Plot is same as in the movie. Oliver is homeless cat that teams up with a gang of dogs and their poor but good owner in New York. You control Oliver through mouse and keyboard and you move around in various places such as the dog gang's home, New York streets and Jenny's mansion. You ...
Dinos 0 Steady popularity
English Action - Shoot'em up | 1 player | 1989
Its plot (if you can call it that) fits into one line: you as a sight (or, if you will, a guardian angel) should save the life of a small cub of four-legged long-necked dinosaur (probably diplodoc, brachiosaurus or someone something like that), so that, apparently, he could ever grow big and strong. Unfortunately, now he is still small and stupid, and therefore just slowly walks himself from the l...
Spider Web 0 Steady popularity
English Action - Strategy | 1 player | 1989
Spider Web is a single player, shareware game. It is controlled by keyboard, mouse, or joystick and has and basic music sound effects both of which consist of bleeps and whistles The object is to spin a web and catch all of the flies before they breed out of control. Flies can be eliminated by erasing them with the spider when suspended with a web strand or hitting them with the bar or mouse bu...
War Eagles 0 Steady popularity
English Action - Simulation | 1 player | 1989
The last in a short-lived line of low-budget flight sims from COSMI, War Eagles is a decent action-oriented sim set in World War 1. You can choose to play as either a British, or a German pilot. On the British side, you have a choice of 5 missions: patrol, escort, balloon busting, one-against-many dogfight (aptly named "The Hornet's Nest"), and single combat. There are also 5 missions on the Germa...
The Computer Edition of Risk: The World Conquest Game 1 Growing popularity
English Board game - Strategy | 6 players | 1989
The Computer Edition of Risk: The World Conquest Game is an official conversion of the classic Parker Brothers board game. Two to six human and/or computer players attempt to conquer the world with their armies. Computer players have three different skill levels. There are actually four major versions of the game available: UK full game, US full game, UK short game, and US short game. The short g...
Le Fetiche Maya 0 Steady popularity
English Action - Platformer - Racing | 1 player | 1989
As an intrepid explorer, buy equipments, tools. and head into the wild Yucatan jungles to find the mysterious Mayan fetish. Two modes are available: a platform mode and a 3D mode where the player drives a Jeep.
.386 Spys 0 Steady popularity
English Action - Racing | 1 player | 1989
In this nice arcade game you play the role of a spy, but where it would be more correct to say - pursued. The essence of the gameplay is as follows. Top view, the action takes place in a specific location (for example, a river or a city street). We are driving some kind of vehicle (say, a boat or a car) and are armed with a revolver, but at the beginning of each level you need to pick up bullets f...
MechWarrior 0 Steady popularity
English Action - Simulation | 1 player | 1989
You are Gideon Braver Vandenburg, heir to the planet. While you were away, unknown attackers destroyed your home, killed your entire family, and stole the Chalice that you need to win the throne. When you are implicated in your own family's death, you are forced into exile. With a help of an old friend who contributed an old Jenner and some credits, you must become a mercenary. You must travel the...
MOT 0 Steady popularity
English Action | 1 player | 1989
Who is MOT ? MOT is nothing less than a 3 meter tall inter-dimensional monster (complete with a tail and horns), which can travel through the planes of time and space as easily as you go from your bedroom to the kitchen. Moreover, MOT has the bad habits of hiding in your cupboard, smashing all the furniture in your house from time to time or eating all the food in your fridge during the night. And...
The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge! 0 Steady popularity
English Action - Fighting | 1 player | 1989
Latverian president Dr. Doom is a terrible enemy, so when he hatches a plan to blow up New York City with a stolen Atomic bomb, one Marvel superhero is not enough to stop him. As the lavishly-drawn comic bundled with the game explains, Spider-Man and Captain America must join forces to go to Latveria and foil his plans. The main action in the game is a side-scrolling beat 'em up, in which you alt...
The Geneva Adventure 0 Steady popularity
English Adventure - Text-based | 1 player | 1989
A fairly horrible parser system. I couldn't even exit the initial screen.
The All New Family Feud 0 Steady popularity
English Quiz | 1 player | 1989
If you've ever seen the game show you know what the game is like: Two families compete against each other and need to guess the five popular answers to questions like "Name today's top female singer". The amount of people (always a hundred total) who answered the same thing as the family equals the rewarded points. So for example if 20 persons said "Madonna", the family would get 20 points when gu...
Robots from Hell 0 Steady popularity
English Puzzle game | 1 player | 1989
A very interesting puzzle game in which you as a white ball must escape from the red balls - evil robots. The playing field consists of blue, black and red cells, as well as one blue with a flashing white square (exit). Blue cells are those that can be moved (both the hero and the robots can move horizontally, verticals and diagonals), the black ones are instant death (robots do not go there), the...
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