Here we go again! This is the fifth installment of Five Awesome Video Game Tracks! That means if my multiplication skills are still refined that you could enjoy 25 interesting video game melodies if you check out all of these installments. It also means that I’ve written roughly 5,000 words dedicated to beeps, hums, and tones … More Five Awesome Video Game Tracks Part 5
Hello old friends and newcomers alike! Five Awesome Video Game Tracks is an ongoing series where I discuss a specific piece of music from a video game and post a link for our faithful readers to listen and enjoy it. Some of these tracks are just plain amazing. Others aren’t great but hold some kind … More Five Awesome Video Game Tracks Part 4
I was a latecomer to FPS games. While the world was addicted to Doom and it’s various spinoffs and clones I didn’t own a PC that could handle anything close to those specs and none of my friends at the time even owned a PC. So while the rest of the “mature” gamers in the … More Star Wars: Dark Forces (LucasArts, 1995)
PC games back in the day were leaps and bounds ahead of console games in terms of complexity and storytelling. Our family purchased our first PC back in 1992 as my mom was going to night school; an IBM PS1. Since I was a big fan of the NES and it’s library my mom went … More Robin Hood: Conquests of the Longbow (Sierra, 1992)
It is difficult for me to believe it. On this day, August 24, 1995 Microsoft officially released it’s pivotal operating system Windows 95. My how time flies. I remember the hype and buzz surrounding the release of Windows 95 like it was yesterday and now it has been exactly TWENTY YEARS since the operating system … More Happy 20th Birthday Microsoft Windows 95!