Category: Retro

"Spy vs. Spy", by First Star Software.

Gamechanger – Spy vs. Spy

Antonio Prohias was the most celebrated cartoonist in Cuba, winner of multiple awards, and especially known for his biting political cartoons.  In 1959, Fidel Castro honored Prohias personally, but, but by 1960, Castro had,...

Ballblazer, 1985 - LucasArts Entertainment

Gamechanger – Ballblazer

In 1984, George Lucas expanded his empire, and the Lucasfilm Games brand launched by releasing two games.  Rescue on Fractalus! was a first-person flight-rescue simulation, similar to Choplifter.  It certainly was a fun game,...

"NATO Commander", MicroProse Software, 1983.

This Old Game – NATO Commander

Before he became a universally-accaimmed game designer, Sid Meier was just a recent computer science graduate from the University of Michigan.  All-be-it, one who could beat the crap out of an actual retired Air Force pilot, Bill...

Star League Baseball splashscreen, AtariMania

Gamechanger – Star League Baseball

In 1983, a small software company in Santa Barbara, California, Gamestar, Inc., released a groundbreaking new baseball game – Star League Baseball.  The game itself was still simple.  Two teams, still no leagues or...

M.U.L.E. mini-LP box - Ozark Softscape and Electronic Arts, 1983.

Gamechanger – M.U.L.E.

In 1983, Electronic Arts shipped a critically important game, and an extremely worthy Geekometry Gamechangers launch title.  Although, at the time, no one knew how important it would become. Developed by Ozark Softscape and designed...

Workbench 2.x Mouse Pointer

Amiga Workbench v2.x Mouse Pointers for Windows

Ditch that boring Windows mouse pointer!  Relive a simpler time, when your computer was fun, and full of wonder and amazement.  It’s time to get that back with the Amiga Workbench 2.x animated mouse...

Workbench v1.3 pointer/cursor

Amiga Workbench v1.x Mouse Pointers for Windows

You don’t have to suffer the lame Windows pointer any longer!  Remember when your computer was fun?  Well, here is what you have been looking for, for years now, an Amiga Workbench v1.x Pointer...

Sad Mac icon

Sad Mac Screens

When older Macs would boot up and everything was running great, you’d see a smiley faced “Happy Mac”.  However, if the computer crashed, users would get the “Sad Mac” screen. The downloadable ZIP file...