Tag Archives: Unlicensed

#166 – Deathbots

                                                                This mutated T-800 endoskeleton wants to have some words.                                                                                                All the lonely Deathbots…   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: American Video Entertainment DEVELOPER: Odyssey Software GENRE: … Continue reading #166 – Deathbots

#165 – Death Race

                                                               You don’t exactly race so much as you kill ’em all and let God sort ’em out.                                                                                                                                              Squish ’em good or die tryin’.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: American Game Cartridges DEVELOPER: American Game Cartridges GENRE: Action/Racing RELEASE DATE: 1991   Death Race is what you get when you combine … Continue reading #165 – Death Race

#154 – Crystal Mines

                                                                                                                               100 mines to plunder? Sign me up.                                      A strange, fun little collect-a-thon from the guys who brought you Sunday Funday? Well… yeah!   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Color Dreams DEVELOPER: Color Dreams GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: 1989   Crystal Mines is possibly the best game I’ve ever played starring ROB … Continue reading #154 – Crystal Mines

#131 – Chiller

                                                                                                Dead people are just the coolest.                                                                                                    I’m chilling so hard right now.     PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: American Game Cartridges DEVELOPER: American Game Cartridges GENRE: Shooting RELEASE DATE: 1990   The Zapper is the first peripheral in a long, proud tradition of Nintendo releasing peripherals they would never … Continue reading #131 – Chiller

#119 – Castle of Deceit

                                                                     This cover appears to be for a completely different game.                                                                                                     A sad day for Little Nemo. PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Bunch Games DEVELOPER: Bunch Games GENRE: Action-adventure RELEASE DATE: 1990   After looking at the cover for Castle of Deceit, you’d be forgiven in thinking that you’re either going to play … Continue reading #119 – Castle of Deceit

#101 – Bubble Bath Babes

                                                                                                                                                     That’s right… “forplay.”                                                                                                This is for your own good.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Panesian DEVELOPER: Panesian GENRE: Puzzle RELEASE DATE: 1991   I’ve never understood the appeal of porn in a game. There’s no guy in his right mind out there who would say, “Eh, I don’t need to actually watch porn. … Continue reading #101 – Bubble Bath Babes

#87 – Blackjack

                                                                                                                                                                What a pity, Mr. Bond.                                                                                                                                                       I’ve never felt so ALIVE!   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: American Video Entertainment DEVELOPER: Odyssey Software Inc. GENRE: Gambling RELEASE DATE: 1992   Have you ever played blackjack in Las Vegas or with other people or on a computer? Then you’ve played Blackjack for the … Continue reading #87 – Blackjack

#82 – Big Nose Freaks Out

  Big Nose is like your rowdy uncle who only arrives at family gatherings after shooting animals and drinking heavily.                                                                                                               Caught between a hill and two kissing plants.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: 1992   More like Dylan, the noble, intrepid, handsome Nintendo player freaks … Continue reading #82 – Big Nose Freaks Out

#81 – Big Nose the Caveman

                                                                                                                  Happy hour is at 5 pm, not 5 am, Big Nose!                                                                                                    Quick, Big Nose! Sip from your flask! It’s the only way!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Camerica DEVELOPER: Codemasters GENRE: Action platformer RELEASE DATE: 1991   I go on journeys of self-discovery when I play through these games. For example, I … Continue reading #81 – Big Nose the Caveman

#80 – Bible Buffet

                                                                                           Those are really food demons in disguise. Don’t be fooled!                                                                              I recommend eating something before venturing into Buffet World. PLAYERS: 1-4 alternating PUBLISHER: Wisdom Tree DEVELOPER: Wisdom Tree GENRE: Board Game RELEASE DATE: 1993   Was this game made in the Bible Belt? I’m pretty sure it’s tradition to gorge … Continue reading #80 – Bible Buffet

#79 – Bible Adventures

                                                                                                                           Heston and David, together at last!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Wisdom Tree DEVELOPER: Wisdom Tree GENRE: Platformer RELEASE DATE: 1990     Each game deserves its own hastily written paragraph, so let’s hop to it! “Noah’s Ark:” even if you’ve never been to church, you know the story. God deems the world too … Continue reading #79 – Bible Adventures