Sunday, 21 January 2018

How Sierra and a Disgraced Cop Made the Most Reactionary Game of the 90s

quote [ In the wake of the 1992 Los Angeles riots that ruined his reputation, Daryl Gates found himself in a point-and-click professional afterlife. ]

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[by ScoobySnacks@12:04amGMT]


lilmookieesquire said @ 3:07am GMT on 21st Jan
“Playing as straight-arrow hero Sonny Bonds, a traffic officer in the fictional city of Lytton, you will shoot a big-time drug dealer with a gun hidden in the handle of a pimp cane, thwart a terrorist airplane hijacking, single-handedly bust a Satanic murder cult and, queasily, “rescue” a frequently-imperiled sex worker by grooming her to be your housewife.”

I don’t remember clicking “groom sex-worker”. :/
Ankylosaur said @ 4:42am GMT on 21st Jan [Score:1 Insightful]
You needed the pulley and the rubber chicken first.
zarathustra said @ 6:48am GMT on 21st Jan
They were for her? I thought they were power up pills.
lilmookieesquire said @ 6:53am GMT on 21st Jan
I could never beat Pimps Quest.
cb361 said @ 11:16am GMT on 21st Jan
Ussmak said @ 10:25pm GMT on 21st Jan
Cool stuff. But it's only shocking if you didn't know the state of gaming at the time. After all, this is the era that gave us Harvester and I Have No Mouth and Must Scream.

Pre-ESRB gaming was fucking awesome.

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