In 1985, Datasoft released an unusual CRPG for Atari 8-bit computers like the already venerable Atari 800 called Alternate Reality: The City. Designed and programmed by a one-man army by […]
You have been selected for a top secret mission that will take you across the Solar System. Details on cassette (transcript provided).
Richard “Lord British” Garriott was getting older, more experienced, and his games grew along with him. By the time Ultima IV arrived in 1985 after two years of development, he […]
I hitched a ride with the Doctor to the UK of 1985 to find this ad in the pages of Zzap!64. The controversial cover art for the third Ultima brought […]
The Carver Brothers of Access Software went back to relive their favorite moments from war films with a sequel to Beach-Head two years later in 1985. It was set up […]
Before SSI’s partnership with TSR contributed to some of the best looking CRPG ads from any company, they had a respectable stable of their own dungeons like the ones in […]
Released in 1985, The Eidolon from Lucasarts was one of the earliest free-roaming, first-person shooters on PCs. It was an innovative technical achievement that leveraged the fractal tech they had […]