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Catalog Cavalcade: Celebrate 1988 with Accolade

The world of computer games in 1988 were marked by many platform choices: you could find the same game on an IBM-PC (MS-DOS), a Commodore 64 or Amiga, an Atari ST or 400/800 series, even an Apple II.  When game publishers advertised their wares, they typically chose screenshots from whichever platform best showed off their game (which typically was the C64).  Accolade was no different than any other company in that regard, as a quick glimpse through their 1988 catalog would show…which you can now do thanks to the time-traveling magic of the Internet!  Click on the image to launch the catalog, and enjoy!

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