Bejeweled and Alchemy
Review

On August 9, 2002, in Review, Video Games, by Tim Robertson

Bejeweled and Alchemy
(OS X Compatible)

Company: Macplay
Price: $19.99
http://www.macplay.com

In the same week, I received both Bejeweled and Alchemy and Warcraft III for review. While I have taken the time to play Warcraft III, most of that week was spent playing Bejeweled and Alchemy, a new game from Macplay. Yes, these two games are that damn good.

Bejeweled and Alchemy are two games on one CD-ROM. Both are puzzle-type games, but very different from each other.

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realMyst
Review

On July 1, 2002, in Review, Video Games, by Jeffrey McPheeters

realMyst
MacPlay
Ubi Soft International

MYST took the gaming world by storm way back in 1993, the two-year brainchild of brothers, Rand and Robyn Miller, the founders of Cyan in 1988. It went on to become the most popular computer game ever, with over six million copies sold. Sequels, RIVEN and MYST 3 Exile, followed later and were also very popular.

Now comes realMyst. Okay, this is a Mac web site, so perhaps we should be a little more accurate and say realMyst for the PC arrived in the fall of 2000 and then MacPlay ported the game to the Mac world, arriving for sale just this year!

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Frankenstein: Through The Eyes Of The Monster
Review

On November 1, 1997, in Game, Review, by Barbara Bell

Frankenstein: Through The Eyes
Of The Monster
Company: MacPlay/Interplay
Estimated Price: $19.95
http://www.macplay.com

 

I found this to be a very, very entertaining CD. The graphics are good and Tim Currey, as Dr. Frankenstein, is excellent! He plays the off-kilter mad scientist perfectly. You just never know when he is going to pop up and threaten you, and if you’re not careful, kill you!

You, as the player, are the monster. You wake up in Frankenstein’s laboratory, to his smiling and slightly lunatic face. The good doctor explains that he, through his genius, brought you back to life! You are horrified! You’ve seen some of his handiwork on your body…and you’re not liking it.

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