So Long Productivity: Old Sierra Games
This might be dating me a little, and the sense of nostalgia that goes along with this sort of thing is half of the point so a lot of you youngsters may not give a shit, but you can now play the old Sierra games on your computer! “King’s Quest”, “Police Quest”, “Leisure Suit Larry” — they’re all here! [via The Awl]
Now sure, video games have advanced throughout the years, with more glorious ways to kill hookers, fly into outer space with various plasma-shooting weapons, and make believe you’re in a band. But nothing really feels quite the same as sneaking into your parents old Tandy-1000 computer when you were 9, bringing up the .exe file for “Leisure Suit Larry”, and getting to the point in the game where he’s in the hot tub with the bosomy Eve:
Anyone remember this? Anyone at all?
In any case, if you’re like I am and want to revisit all of these moments (my personal favorite, by the way, is easily “Police Quest”) head over here and say goodbye to your workday once again.
About Rick Mosely Rick is the editor for TSB magazine.