Game development, coding, old games and indie games

Month: June 2020

Theme Park World | Old Theme Park Sims

Theme Park World (aka Sim Theme Park) was released in 1999 as the sequel to Bullfrog’s Theme Park. It was the 4th game in Bullfrog’s series of games about construction and management. The game brings the original Theme Park up to date, and it does an amazing job of it! It’s presented in 3d and a lot of the financial management stuff that I didn’t like about the original game is gone, with the focus moved much more towards construction.

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Nepenthe

Nepenthe is a narrative driven RPG drawn entirely in crayons. It was part of the itch.io bundle for racial justice and equality. Whilst browsing hundreds upon hundreds of games in the bundle, this one caught my eye because of the unique art style so I decided to give it a go.

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Thing-in-Itself

If you recently purchased the itch.io bundle for racial justice and equality, you’ll probably be like me – completely confounded by the number of games you now own. I’ve picked out a few interesteing looking games to try out, starting with Thing-in-Itself.

Thing-in-Itself is a short interactive story by Party for Introverts that explores a concept from Immanuel Kant’s philosophy and guides you through a short narrative.

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Theme Park | Old Theme Park Sims

Theme Park is a Theme Park management/business sim from way back in 1994 made by Bullfrog Productions. It was very popular at the time and a lot of people have good memories of it, myself included. It has had a few ports, including Playstation and Nintendo DS, versions but this post will be about the original DOS version.

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