Backgammon: The Peelgrunt Game of Gammon IV on CP/M

My favourite traditional board game is Backgammon and the best version I have found for CP/M is The Peelgrunt Game of Gammon IV, v2.0 released 1st April 1986 by David C. Oshel. It is available on the ...   Read More

Mission: Impossible on CP/M

Mission: Impossible simulates a foreign espionage mission based on the TV series. Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to recover the objects or person taken by enemy agents and hidden in ...   Read More

Hunt the Wumpus on CP/M

Hunt The Wumpus was created by Gregory Yob in 1973 after seeing some of the hide and seek style games distributed by the People's Computer Company. Games such as Hurkle, Snark and Mugwump were all ba...   Read More

Instrument Flight Simulator on CP/M

Instrument Flight Simulator is a text mode flight simulator for CP/M which uses standard ASCII characters to display an instrument panel for the plane. The aim of the game is to land the aircraft safe...   Read More

My Top 10 Classic Text Mode BSD Games

Recently, I have been playing a collection of text mode games that were commonly found on Unix Systems during the 70s and 80s. These games are surprisingly playable and, for me, they really show that ...   Read More

Bouncing Babies

Bouncing Babies is one of the first games I remember playing on an IBM PC Compatible. I recall looking at this funny game and thinking that it really was a strange concept. It was released as Sharewa...   Read More

Beneath a Steel Sky, My Favourite Graphical Adventure Game

Beneath a Steel Sky was released for the PC in 1994 by Revolution Software. It was received well and has gone on to be considered a cult classic. It uses the Virtual Theatre engine which was first us...   Read More

Using ScummVM to Play Classic Adventure Games

ScummVM is Virtual Machine, that allows you to run adventure games created for a number of game creation engines. This is a great way of playing those classic adventure games that you loved so much, o...   Read More

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