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Through the Retroglass: Chakan (1992)

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Chuck Norris has nothing on Chakan. We’re talking about a guy who was such a badass that he challenged Death himself to a duel and won. His prize was eternal life, which Death granted him because he’s nice like that. … Continue reading

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Through the Retroglass: Gargoyle’s Quest

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Gargoyle’s Quest possesses several of the quintessential qualities you often find in games from the 1990s: firstly, it was at heart a platformer; secondly, it had a wonderfully generic storyline – evil Destroyers (they’re actually called that) have come from another … Continue reading

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Through the Retroglass: Lords of Magic (1997)

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It’s hard not to feel a touch of sympathy for Balkoth, the antagonist of 1998’s strategy game Lords of Magic. Saddled with a ridiculous name, he was no doubt the kid that was picked last for team sports at school and left … Continue reading

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