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Hidden Gems of PC Strategy (GOG Edition)

Hidden Gems of PC Strategy (GOG Edition)

In Part 3 of our Hidden Gems of GOG series, the topic is Strategy. We decided to combine all types of strategy games into one article, so you will see a mix of real time and turn-based games across time periods and subgenres. Strategy games have been around since the dawn of time, but computer strategy games first arrived in the early days of the 1980s. While SSI’s Computer Bismarck (1980) is regarded by many as the first strategy pc [...]

Hidden Gems of PC FPS Games (GOG Edition)

Hidden Gems of PC FPS Games (GOG Edition)

In Part 2 of our Hidden Gems of GOG series, we are focusing on the First Person Shooter (FPS) genre.  While our previous article highlighted a few FPS games, we decided to take those titles off the table and choose five different games.  FPS games have been an industry staple since the late 80s, but reach all the way back 1974s Midi Maze/Maze War (sadly not on GOG).  Sadly most gamers did not know of the genre until 1992s ground [...]

Hidden Gems of PC Games (GOG Edition)

Hidden Gems of PC Games (GOG Edition)

Be sure to check out the rest of Racketboy’s extra-useful Hidden Gems series Typically we here at Racketboy are known for retro console gaming. But what we rarely speak about is the extensive PC gaming that many of our staff and forum members take part in on a weekly basis.  So we have decided to take a detour into PC gaming for our main page articles for a while. I know what you are thinking, “There are way too many [...]

Commodore Amiga: A Beginner’s Guide

Commodore Amiga: A Beginner’s Guide

Presented by Ivo, TheSonicRetard, and Racketboy See the other entries in the Retro Gaming 101 Series Typically, on Racketboy, we focus on game consoles.   We tend to stay away from covering PC gaming topics as the topic is so broad and expansive.  However, for this guide, we decided to cover a certain line of personal computers that had an interesting niche and a relatively limited retail lifespan.   This guide was a long-standing idea that got a strong push [...]