• magisterrex Retro Games


    I've been gaming since the days of Pong and still own a working Atari 2600. I tend to ramble on about retro games, whether they be board games, video games or PC games. Sometimes I digress. Decades after earning it, I'm finally putting the skills I learned while completing my history degree from the University of Victoria to good use. Or so I think. If you're into classic old school gaming, this blog is for you!

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RIP – ART LINKLETTER (via uRdead2me)

A bit of an update, as it were, to my The Best Classic Board Games – The Game of Life blog post.

RIP - ART LINKLETTER EXPIRED: 05/26/10 – Art Linkletter, 97, was abandoned as an infant in the small Canadian town of Moosejaw. There he was adopted by an elderly Baptist preacher and his wife. They traveled around a lot – and since young Linkletter didn’t have permanent friends, he learned to strike up a conversation with anyone he met along the way. It was a skill he learned to use later in life as a talk show host. One of the best! Linkletter used to keep my famil … Read More

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New Warrior Labs blog post: Forgotten Classics – Wolf (1994)

Another post at Warrior Labs in the Forgotten Classics series on the great PC games you might not remember. This entry’s subject is the Sanctuary Woods classic PC simulation  game, Wolf. You can read it here:  CLICK ME

 

Partial Cover for the 1994 PC Game, Wolf.

Warrior Labs is a game devoted to PC Gaming. Their goals are:

  • Create a strong community of PC Gamers.
  • Get inspiration from each other.
  • Tell tales about our favorite games.
  • Encourage creativity and gather people around original projects.
UPDATE (November 22, 2011): WarriorLabs.net seems to have gone AWOL from the Internet.  Now this link takes you to a blog entry here at Recycled Thoughts From a Retro Gamer.

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