Is there anywhere online (or in book form, if necessary) that I could get the scripts for the Leisure Suit Larry games, specifically the first one?
Is there a good simulator for playing the stock market with imaginary money? [more inside]
What is the most fun I can have with a PC and a gamepad? I'm looking for something reasonably modern (probably not more than 5 years old) and polished that delivers uncomplicated arcade style gameplay with the absolute minimum of fiddling about or frustration. [more inside]
I've got a month off and I need a new game to play. I bought Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind in a bargain bin on a whim, played it and really liked it. What other games would I like? [more inside]
ID anime character Does anyone happen to know who this anime character is and what anime game (or perhaps show) she is from? It appears to be from KID productions which is a game creator but can't seem to find anything more than that. My daughter (the anime fan) has been trying to find out who the character is and wanted me to see if any mefites knew the character. Thanks. Photos of character are here and here .
What's the best way to record and archive videogame play? [more inside]
Why do Japanese game show contestants seem to feel no pain? [more inside]
Neeerrrrrrrrdfilter: I want to play Bioshock. Help me find the most economical way to upgrade my video hardware so that it will run the game satisfactorily. [more inside]
Help me remember the name of a goofy British royalty/celebrity "Battle of the Network Stars"-esque sort of thing that was on cable many, many years ago. [more inside]
Remember the old computer game, Loom? I want to play it! Problem? I'm on a Powerbook running OSX. What do I do?
Do you know the dice game that goes by the names "10000", "dadi a mano" or "nusht"? My friend learned it from his Canadian Mennonite family and said that nusht is low German for "nicht." Anyway, I digress. Do you know the game? What do you call it? Do your rules vary?
Help me find an article that appeared in Rolling Stone magazine a few years ago (maybe 2004?) about a special and very exclusive "game." It was an annual adventure game where participants paid the entry fee (maybe $10K) and went from place to place looking for clues that would lead to the next location. [more inside]
I'm looking for a good NON text based Gangster/Mafia themed Strategy game, similar to (but hopefully better than) Gangsters or Gangsters 2. Single player preferred but Online game acceptable. [more inside]
The significance of a blank white 1" button? I'm told not to ask. [more inside]
Where can I buy a nice quality Go set in NYC? [more inside]
NameFilter: Help me name my 2-8 player sudoku game! [more inside]
Is there a way to market a toy to a company, get royalties from it and never file for a patent? [more inside]
What's the name of this computer game from the mid-late 1980s? [more inside]
Looking for an old Macintosh game, where you flip reflectors to get a ball to bounce from one side to the other, [more inside]
Why is there a sound crackle with SDL in some (mainly open-source) games? Full details inside. [more inside]
Looking for a free development environment package for creating simple games that run from the browser through widely used plug-ins. Basically I need something like Visual Basic that compiles a Java Applet or Flash game or ActiveX. I am pretty good with coding simple games in Visual Basic and C but I don't have much time to get into the nitty-gritty of it with the interface.
I've recently re-discovered the old Mac game Dark Castle, and found an emulator for it, but does anyone know where I can download sound samples from the game? I'd love to set up a "nya nya nya nya nya" ringtone or something like that.
What was this fascinating shareware video game? It involved writing LOGO or BASIC-like code to guide a ladybug on a tree branch past obstacles to a goal. [more inside]
Why do the economic models in computer games always suck? [more inside]
I am constructing a large backyard chessboard, but can't decide from what to create the pieces. Ideas? [more inside]
Card game played by multiple players. Each person has nine cards in front of them in a three by three grid, initially faced down. In turn, players flip these cards over and in some way associate them with other players' revealed cards. Score is kept. [more inside]
I'm trying to find an old atari game I believe was called Sleuth [more inside]
Anyone know of any board-game-friendly coffee houses in the Hollywood/West LA/Glendale/Burbank area? [more inside]
What are the best online resources for new World of Darkness players? [more inside]
I have a ridiculously specific dream job. [more inside]
I'm looking for a battle strategy game in the tradition of the Myth series (or the old-school game "Siege"). Interested in troop movement and in-battle tactics, NOT maintaining economy/resources, spawning units, buildings, etc. (Warcraft didn't interest me when I tried it many years ago). [more inside]
How to reset completely one of them new fangled game carts. Befuddled SNES user ahead inside. [more inside]
[childhood memory filter] When I was in elementary school, there was a game I played at the day care I was enrolled in over the summer. You were in control of a yellow Submarine navigating through labyrinthine levels (?) and your only defense was ink pellets that stunned. [more inside]
What was the best computer game I've ever played called and how can I find it again? Somewhere around 1998-2000 I downloaded a shareware game (I think it was for Apple, but I also had a Windows machine then so it might have been for windows.) Help me find it again! Game description inside. [more inside]
Name-that-appleii-game-filter: I played it on an Apple IIe. When I was a children. And had nightmares about it. [more inside]
SongFilter: Looking for an electro/grindcore song that features lyrics about Donkey Kong and metal. [more inside]
Mac Gaming Filter: Recommendations for a Controller? Like playing first person games. Can't seem to find one that looks good. [more inside]
Need help with an old computer game, possibly Apple II. [more inside]
SillyGamesFilter: how many Xs in a Y (library-related)? [more inside]
Name that tune: I need a game for iTunes / some other MP that will quiz me on track names & artists from a specific subset of my library. (on Windows) (also, advice on music memorization is welcome) [more inside]
Where can I find a comprehensive list of announced Wii games and their status online? [more inside]
Does anyone remember those old anti-Nintendo and anti-Sega commercials where they showed the same guy making 3 different responses? Where can I view that commercial, preferably the series? [more inside]
Where can I host a few files online? Preferably with no bandwidth limit and ideally for free! [more inside]
What was the name of that side scrolling game for the NES in which you where a space ship that shoots flying enemies that look like hamburgers? [more inside]
I want to find The Game of Life (Sucks). [more inside]
Looking for another game in the same vein as Seven Kingdoms or, failing that, Netstorm. [more inside]
Now that the dust has started to settle after the first round of the “next-gen” console battle, i think it's time to bite the bullet and decide how my next 2 years of gaming will be spent... X-Box 360, PS3, Wii, or a new PC? [more inside]
Does anyone know of a really good definitive tutorial for the game 'Go'? I've googled a few but would be really grateful for feedback on ones people rate ;)
Help me help my students design video games. [more inside]