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Retro Reviews

Retro Review: Star Command

Retro Review: Star Command

  Yeah, I’m talking about the original Star Command, not that supposed mobile  ‘spiritual successor’  from 2013, but the real deal. Star Command is a DOS RPG developed by Strategic Simulations, Inc. (the D&D ‘Gold Box’ people) which was released in 1988. So, if you’re here to read all about that cute little ‘space game’ from 2013, you’re in the wrong sector of space, motherf*cker! For me, at the time, playing this game was a no-brainer. It was totally in-line with other party-based RPGs, namely Wasteland, Dungeons & Dragons: Pool of Radiance, and so on. Star Command allowed you to create a party of eight characters, [...]

December 17, 2014 PsychoSyd Retro Gaming, Retro Reviews 0

Retro Review: Battletech the Crescent Hawk’s Inception

Retro Review: Battletech the Crescent Hawk’s Inception

OK, I’m gonna come clean. Battletech: The Crescent Hawk’s Inception is one of the first games that I borrowed from a ‘friend’ and proceeded to copy. Yeah, I was a badass even back in 8th grade. Tony (name changed) and I met at the playground after school and we traded a bunk of floppy disks, and Battletech was one of the catches. We didn’t talk, we didn’t even look at each other. A quick exchange, and it was over. Some would say that was the downward spiral, but hell, other kids my age were smoking pot and having sex behind [...]

November 27, 2014 PsychoSyd Retro Gaming, Retro Reviews 0