My weekly column for the PC Gamer website, digging into the archives on a search for the unusual and forgotten names in PC gaming, from lost gems to weapons grade atrocities.
Crap Shoot > Corporation
Before Doom, before Wolfenstein 3D, and before Core Design hit it big with Lara Croft. But why does nobody remember one of the first FPS games of all time?
Crap Shoot > The Palace Of Deceit
As Cliff Bleszinski prepares to unveil his latest game, a cheeky dig into the archives to see what happened on the day before his ‘overnight’ success.
Crap Shoot > Liberty Or Death
From the mouths of men who want to be free, the cry goes out! But the preferred option does rather depend on where you stand…
Crap Shoot > Rocket Ranger
Those pesky Nazis are back and this time they’ve brought (rolls dice) magic moon rocks! Who is brave enough to strap on a rocket pack and thwart their plans?
Crap Shoot > Dune
Do we have word-sign? Usul, we have word-sign the likes of which even God has never seen! As well as proof that even bad companies can score a direct hit.
Crap Shoot > Hacker
L-look at you ha-hacker, a pa-pathetic creature of meat and bone, panting and sweating as you- Wait, no, sorry. Different hacker. Didn’t meant to be rude.
Crap Shoot Live > Synnergist
Save the world. Defeat evil. But not before you’ve written a review of the hottest spot in town. And possibly found out what a ‘synnergist’ is…