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Posts tagged “Drakkhen”

Eight of Infogrames’ weirder DOS games now on Steam

Archivists and collectors of strange and obscure old PC games can rejoice a little today. Last night, Classics Digital released another 8 emulated DOS games onto Steam. It's an¬†especially oddball collection from the early days of French publisher Infogrames, long before the company devoured and took on the name of Atari. Being from the early, experimental days of PC game design, expect some strange adventures…

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Feature: Fully booked

The RPG Scrollbars: Manual Override

I miss manuals and their kin. They're often still provided with games, I suppose; usually PDFs to explain how to play and to give jerks on forums something to insist you RTF if you dare complain that something isn't clear enough. I'm not really thinking of that side of things though, but the ones that felt like they were part of the overall experience. The…

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Feature: Jumping the shark

The RPG Scrollbars Replay: Drakkhen

Over the years, there have been many RPGs. Definitely more than five. Perhaps even ten. Every now and again we're going to dig into the archives to take a look at one from when the ink was still dry on the Elder Scrolls. First up, Drakkhen [Wikipedia page], one of the more unusual games that I was never very successful at back in the 80s.…

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