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Have You Played… Quarantine?

If you had a Mr. Mulch-brand autocannon, you'd probably blast everything in sight too.

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

An open-world taxi game set in a hyperviolent dystopian futurecity, 1994’s Quarantine is hugely exciting in my foggy memory. It felt more like a place than any game I’d played. I remember weird fares with weird lives, cars at a drive-in theater watching a cartoon of a man whipping a hot dog weiner, covertly reintroducing life to the park’s lake by launching fish with my ejector seat, a gang of punks set up in a zoo of slaughtered animals, and cruising dark streets simply trying to avoid trouble. If you wanted trouble, mind, your cab was also stacked with weapons.

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