Tag Archives: Pony Canyon

Lost in the Minus World – Review # -3: AD&D: Dragons of Flame

  Greetings, players! It is I, your friendly Dungeon Master, otherwise known as Matthew. I remain locked away within the depths of Questicle’s own Temple of Elemental Evil, but have no fear! For soon the ancient and eldrich magicks needed to escape and enact my vengeance shall be at hand! And then we’ll see just … Continue reading Lost in the Minus World – Review # -3: AD&D: Dragons of Flame

#690 – Ultima: Quest of the Avatar

                                                        The poor souls who bought this game used, before FAQs were prevalent…                                                                                                That’s always the question, and never the answer.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Pony Canyon DEVELOPER: Infinity GENRE: RPG RELEASE DATE: December 1990   How groundbreaking Quest of the Avatar must have seemed in 1985. To wit: instead of … Continue reading #690 – Ultima: Quest of the Avatar

#689 – Ultima: Exodus

                                      The cover looks like an off-Broadway theater production manned by sitcom rejects.                                                                                                                                                      Our intrepid pixel people.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Pony Canyon DEVELOPER: Origin GENRE: RPG RELEASE DATE: February 1989   Ultima: Exodus is the third of nine games in the long-heralded, predominantly PC series Ultima. But it’s the first … Continue reading #689 – Ultima: Exodus

#99 – Break Time: The National Pool Tour

                                                                                                                Dennis the Menace: Pool Shark for Hire                                                                                                  Keep thinking, Ed. Just think both of our lives away.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: FCI DEVELOPER: Pony Canyon GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: January 1993   After a hard week’s worth of vampire killing, there’s no better way to unwind than with … Continue reading #99 – Break Time: The National Pool Tour

#10 – Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: DragonStrike

                      So… is Dragonlance a person? A company? A campaign? Help me out here, D&D aficionados.     So a blue dragon, a red dragon, and a neanderthal go into a bar, right? A few drinks later, the neanderthal’s huckin’ rocks at the dragons, calling them his wives! He’s got a prayer! PLAYERS: 1-2 … Continue reading #10 – Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: DragonStrike