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Command & Conquer: Red Alert. Westwood Studios (1996) PC

  It was fairly inevitable I would play Red Alert immediately after playing Command & Conquer as these games were some of the highlights of my gaming yoof. I remember going round to a dudes house with a mate to

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Command & Conquer. Westwood Studios (1995) PC

GDI DISC DETECTED. Wait, that only happened on the PlayStation version!!! Immediate 10 point reduction for the PC version off the bat. I did a short Twitter Poll of people’s favourite defunct Developers of the 90s and our good friend

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Anno 1602: Creation of a New World. Max Design (1998) PC

This is one of those strange games for me. I first played it at my then girlfriends house in circa 1998/99 thinking this was an “old game”. What I guess that means is that even in circa 1999 Anno 1602

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UFO: Afterlife. Altar Games (2007) PC

Phew that was exhausting! About 100 hours has been poured into UFO: Aftermath, Aftershock and Afterlife. The series is a little mixed, and with a 3rd game trying the UFO: Apocalypse route going into the game I am skeptical.

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UFO: Aftershock. Altar Games (2005) PC

UFO: Aftershock is the sequel to UFO: Aftermath, and is not officially related to UFO: Enemy Unknown (X-Com: UFO Defense). Interestingly, the 3rd game in the series, Afterlight, is not a sequel to Aftershock in terms of the story. Of all

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UFO: Aftermath. Altar Games (2003) PC

UFO: Aftermath started off  “The Dreamland Chronicles: Freedom Ridge” by Mythos Games, but was eventually abandoned. It is an homage to X-Com, and is partly based on the abandoned X-Com: Genesis. It is *NOT* officially related to UFO: Enemy Unknown (X-Com:

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The Oregon Trail. MECC (1990) Internet Archive

The Oregon Trail is one of those games that is bafflingly creeping into top game lists, so when I discovered you could play it for free on the Internet Archive I figured it was time to take a trip… down a

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