Glossary

Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

Release date: 2001

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Sierra On-Line

Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura is a 2001 role-playing video game, developed by Troika Games, and published by Sierra On-Line for Microsoft Windows. The game's story takes place within a fantasy setting currently undergoing a transformation from its own industrial revolution, in which magic competes against technological gadgets, and focuses on the efforts of a zeppelin crash survivor to find out who attacked the vessel, ultimately discovering a plot by an ancient power to return to th…

Aces of the Deep

Aces of the Deep

Release date: 1994

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Sierra On-Line

Aces of the Deep is a World War II submarine simulator game developed by Dynamix for MS-DOS in 1994. The game was re-released by Sierra On-Line for Windows in 1995 as Command: Aces of the Deep. Aces of the Deep was the last installment of Dynamix's Aces series, which included the flight simulators Red Baron, Aces of the Pacific, and Aces Over Europe. However, unlike its predecessors, Aces of the Deep simulates a Kriegsmarine U-boat during World War II. A unique feature was that Aces of the Deep …

Apple Cider Spider

Apple Cider Spider

Release date: 1983

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Commodore 64

Publishers: Sierra On-Line

Apple Cider Spider is a three-screen platform game written for the Apple II by Ivan Strand and published by Sierra On-Line in 1983. A Commodore 64 port followed. The player takes the role of a spider in an apple cider factory. The goal is to progress through three screens to reach the top of the factory, to join the company of other spiders.

Aliens versus Predator 2

Aliens versus Predator 2

Release date: 2001

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Sierra On-Line

Aliens Versus Predator 2 is a science fiction first-person shooter video game developed by Monolith Productions and published by Sierra On-Line for Microsoft Windows in October 2001, and for Mac OS X in July 2003. The game is a sequel to Aliens Versus Predator (1999); both games are based on the characters of the Alien and Predator media franchises as well as the Alien vs. Predator crossover series. It is set on the fictional planet LV-1201, which houses a vast series of ruins infested with Alie…

Alien Legacy

Alien Legacy

Release date: 1994

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Sierra On-Line

Alien Legacy is a sci-fi strategy game developed by Ybarra Productions and published by Sierra On-Line in 1994 for MS-DOS.

Aces of the Pacific

Aces of the Pacific

Release date: 1992

Genres: Action, Combat, Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Sierra On-Line

Aces of the Pacific is a combat flight simulation game developed by Dynamix and published by Sierra On-Line in 1992. The game takes place during World War II. Player can choose single or instant mission, or choose to take a career path in United States Army Air Forces, United States Navy, United States Marines, Imperial Japanese Army or Imperial Japanese Navy. Its success caused Dynamix to create a very similar follow-up Aces Over Europe in 1993.