Tag Archives: Gambling

#701 – Vegas Dream

                                                                                                                                     Too… many… gambling… devices!                                                                          Getting blitzed at a Vegas dive is a pretty special way to meet someone.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: HAL Labs DEVELOPER: HAL Labs GENRE: Gambling RELEASE DATE: March 1990   You couldn’t pay me to spend a weekend in Vegas, but I don’t mind dabbling in … Continue reading #701 – Vegas Dream

#289 – Hot Slot (s)

                                                                             What is this, Duke Nukem? Go take a bath, you cardboard cutouts!                                                 Behold! The thrilling spectacle of virtual slot machines, sans naked women!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Panesian DEVELOPER: Hacker International GENRE: Gambling RELEASE DATE: 1991   The second after Bubble Bath Babes in the infamous Panesian trilogy of NES … Continue reading #289 – Hot Slot (s)

#117 – Casino Kid II

                                               I’m not sure who the “kid” is supposed to be in this picture. Certainly not Alan Thicke on the right.                                                                                              Paul Kieton stars as Sir Alfred Hitler.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Sofel DEVELOPER: Sofel GENRE: Gambling RELEASE DATE: April 1993   After all of my ranting about how Casino … Continue reading #117 – Casino Kid II

#116 – Casino Kid

                                                                                    This cover is brought to you by the ’80s.                                                           If Lisa asks if you want insurance, it’s because she’s about to cheat.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Sofel DEVELOPER: Sofel GENRE: Gambling RELEASE DATE: October 1989   Any game that teaches gambling to children has to be a good thing, right? … Continue reading #116 – Casino Kid

#111 – Caesar’s Palace

                                                                                                                                                                  She had man hands…                                                                                                     Not pictured: thousands of ravenous senior citizens.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Virgin Games DEVELOPER: Realtime Associates GENRE: Gambling RELEASE DATE: December 1992   Here’s a confession: I’ve never been to Las Vegas. Here’s another confession: I really don’t care. Sure, I’m as big a fan of … Continue reading #111 – Caesar’s Palace

#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