LGR – Computer Game Catalogs

LGR – Computer Game Catalogs

A relaxed, nostalgic look back at game publisher catalogs of yesteryear. Covering ads from Apogee, Epic Megagames, Activision, Maxis, and Lucasarts.

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  1. distractedFreek
    distractedFreek 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    I used to have demos of wacky wheels and raptor, don't remember where they came from but I played the crap outta them when I was a kid.

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  2. dj ASSASSiN uk
    dj ASSASSiN uk 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    ahhh man .. already reminded me of 2 games I used to own that I forgot existed! Wacky Wheels and One Must Fall 2097.. I used to play both of these on my PC back in the day with my friends. Thanks for the memories!

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  3. Wadmodder Schalton
    Wadmodder Schalton 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    An unreleased Demo CD-ROM advertised on a Maxis catalog from the mid-1990s. (9:25)

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  4. Hzrduz
    Hzrduz 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    Joey Gladstone vibes

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  5. Glenn Young
    Glenn Young 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    make more of these!

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  6. Bit Rage
    Bit Rage 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    if you still have the order form you could just fill it out and they will send you the games for same price…..🤣

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  7. Simon Rose
    Simon Rose 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    I too loved the lucasarts catalogue, funny years later in 98/99 the behind the magic title, or a re-release with phantom menace stuff on it, with me in it! (special effects animatronics) so weird to see and such a thrill.

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  8. Nat Knutson
    Nat Knutson 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    the playstation version of simcity was utterly broken. It only runs at 1 frame per second.

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  9. SpartanLAW
    SpartanLAW 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    I love these videos. Kinda like i met up with a good friend from way back in the day and were just reminiscing about the old days when games were great.

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  10. Matt
    Matt 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    I've still got my copy of Star Wars Behind the Magic! (don't think I have the box anymore tho)

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  11. Psychosious
    Psychosious 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    I was that kid calling Nintendo Power hotline sneaking it at night while playing Links Awakening on the Gameboy. I knew the hotlines button combination for the sections i was at pretty well, but they would act as if they had backlogs and would play advertisements in between transfers milking those $$$'s, and then you had to write the notes down because there was no way you could follow the instructions as they spoke. Needless to say my parents were not happy with my completion of the game.. rofl.

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  12. Curtis Ferguson
    Curtis Ferguson 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    These and looking over like CompUSA and Circuit City kinds of ads are like the best videos.

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  13. Lock Unknown
    Lock Unknown 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    OMG! hint lines.

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  14. Colin Shard
    Colin Shard 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    watching this video 5 years later lol, and seeing that ad in the jazz jackrabbit catalog, reminded me that in 1997 i worked on the dutch helpdeks division of compuserve they were based in Amsterdam and as en employee, you got a free unlimited membership,the most calls we got were about customers who had cancelled their membership, then gone back on line to see if it was cancelled and that reactivated their account

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  15. Notmah Cuppatea
    Notmah Cuppatea 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    Had indiana jones and his desktop adventures, iirc it was shareware, was fun for a few minutes at a time, might still have the champ 600 games discs somewhere

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  16. trekchu
    trekchu 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    How did I not know that Raptor is an Apogee game?

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  17. Pit Wizard
    Pit Wizard 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    Castle of the Winds! I had that game. I wasn't a PC gamer, I'd never played an RPG, and I had no idea what D&D was, so that game totally entranced me even though it was pretty primitive by the time I was playing it.

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  18. Lordogre420
    Lordogre420 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    nice nostalgia!! and a really REALLY rare occurence of profanity by clint! 20:45 🙂

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  19. farpointgamingdirect
    farpointgamingdirect 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    Those slips of paper in the Mechwarrior 2 box are called buckslips

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  20. thefinalpie
    thefinalpie 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    Man so many of these games bring me back! Played so many of these through the piles of shareware discs I'd swap with friends. I loved going through the catalogues and just getting excited over games just from seeing the pictures and reading the descriptions lol. Good times!

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  21. Zachary Cole
    Zachary Cole 1 March, 2022, 09:34

    I was a little disappointed you just skipped addressing the page with Read-a-Rama.

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