Tag Archives: Software Toolworks

#460 – Orb 3D

                                                                                                                                                           KROHNNNNNNN!!!!                                                                                                                              Level 01, the circliest of all the levels   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Hi-Tech Expressions DEVELOPER: Software Toolworks GENRE: Pong/”puzzle” RELEASE DATE: October 1990   Orb 3D should have been called Pong II: Now With Objectives and Stuff because that’s pretty much what it is. There’s a story about an … Continue reading #460 – Orb 3D

#427 – Miracle Piano Teaching System

                                                                                                                                      It’s a miracle that this ever worked.                                                    This demo is about as far as you’ll get if you don’t have the keyboard.*   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Mindscape DEVELOPER: Software Toolworks GENRE: Musical Instruction RELEASE DATE: 1990   Imagine strutting your way to your local Target or Funco-Land, cane in hand, … Continue reading #427 – Miracle Piano Teaching System

#397 – Mario’s Time Machine

  Mario blissfully ignores Abraham Lincoln’s cries to turn the time machine around and pretend this game never existed.                                                            Ugh. They couldn’t even get the original Mario Bros. layout correct.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Software Toolworks DEVELOPER: Radical Entertainment GENRE: Edutainment RELEASE DATE: June 1994   Less than a year after Mario’s … Continue reading #397 – Mario’s Time Machine

#396 – Mario is Missing

                                            This cover makes Luigi look like an absolute idiot. HE’S RIGHT BEHIND YOU!                                               Excuse me, officer? I’d like to report a missing person – officer? OFFICER?!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Software Toolworks DEVELOPER: Radical Entertainment GENRE: Edutainment/Adventure RELEASE DATE: July 1993   Mario is missing, alright, along with the typical … Continue reading #396 – Mario is Missing

#130 – The Chessmaster

                                                                             This kindly old man only looks like he’s tired                                                                             Leggo my rook, you no-good disembodied hand!     PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Software Toolworks DEVELOPER: Software Toolworks GENRE: Chess RELEASE DATE: January 1990   I learned to play chess in the third grade during recess. With the exception of me … Continue reading #130 – The Chessmaster