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Archive for the ‘Games’ Category
Enigma is a puzzle remake of Atari’s Oxyd. The goal is to roll your marble around so that it hits the special Oxyd stones (usually they are located along the level’s outer walls, like the black stones in the screenshot below), which then open to reveal a coloured tile. You can open two at a […]
PouetChess is a portable 3D chess game for Windows and Linux. It comes with 8 levels of difficulty; the default is normal. You can change the camera view according to your preference with the arrow keys. Great little game for when you can’t find anyone to play chess with!
[See Part 2 of this series for a Space:1999 Eagle simulator game] Here are all the available Space:1999 paper craft models I’ve found on the internet. Unfortunately, I did not find one of moonbase Alpha…yet. Eagles Beginner’s Version: An excellent model to start with since it’s a bit simpler. This one should be printed with […]
[See Part 1 of this series for a Space:1999 video game] You can finally fulfill your dream of flying an Eagle over Moonbase Alpha! Just follow these steps and you’ll be ready for lift-off in no time. STEP 1: Download Orbiter Orbiter is a free space flight simulator that can be downloaded at http://orbit.medphys.ucl.ac.uk/. It’s […]
I’m a huge fan of the 1970’s TV show Space: 1999: a massive nuclear explosion on the moon knocks it out of Earth’s orbit and sends it out on a journey into space along with the personnel of Moonbase Alpha (and all their cool spaceships called Eagles). I know, I know, the premise is not […]
Fish Fillets is a puzzle game having the objective of helping 2 fish to find their way out of each of the 70 level screens. This is done by having them push things out of the way and working together to help each other out. The fish are secret agents (Mission Impossible-style) and have several […]
Ok, here’s a strange looking portable game that is a cross between Space Invaders and Match 3…hmmm how can these two completely different games work together, you might ask? Enter Planet of the Jellies. Instead of shooting at our space invaders, we click on them so that they drop down, stacking identical aliens on top […]
Xmoto is a challenging 2D motocross game that’s lots of fun. It’s available for Windows, Mac and Linux platforms and it’s portable! You can also download a level editor to try your hand at making your own levels (scroll down to the bottom of their home page to download it). There are also tons of […]
Are there any Guitar Hero fans out there? Here is a free Guitar Hero clone called Frets on Fire. Select the “Full version ZIP archive” link if you want the portable version. I’ve never played the original game, but I’ve tried this clone and it’s pretty good even though I’m absolutely pathetic at it. This […]
Anyone remember Road Fighter? Here’s an addictive remake of the classic game for you. Download Road Fighter
We can never have enough Galaxian games in our collection, so here’s another Galaxian-like game from Minionsoft called Phoenix. This fast-paced game has similar features as Galaxian, but it provides a shield option, which comes in handy when those low-flying aliens fire a hailstorm of missiles on your ship. The shield can be activated with […]
After playing your Ghostbusters remake and making your Ghostbusters paper car, you’re probably looking for some more Ghost busting action, right? We’re all in luck!! Now, there’s a portable game out based on the Ghostbusters II movie http://www.parkproductions.btinternet.co.uk/