View Full Version : Need recommendation for Mac II games

02-18-2010, 10:39 PM
I recently acquired a Macintosh IIvx, complete with a 13" Color RGB monitor, keyboard, and mouse for $25. I know the IIvx is rated as one of the worse Macs out there, but for $25 I couldn't pass. Plus the guy threw in two minty complete games - Space Quest I and The Lost Treasures of Infocom (20 games in 1). The IIvx has a floppy drive and a whopping 2x CD Rom, so either format should work. I've never been one for either genre of games I got with the system, save maybe King's Quest, so I am looking for other types of games. An RPG would be nice, as would any platformer.

Additional Specs: System Software 7.1; 12,288K of total memory

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

02-18-2010, 11:34 PM
Honestly, there are so many things for Macs of that era for which you'd be better off just getting the PC version.

Must-haves are Cliff Johnson's Macintosh puzzle games, available at http://www.fools-errand.com/ .

The only RPG I can recommend is Taskmaker and its sequel. Technically, you need to buy it at http://www.robotroom.com/stormimpact.html , but the author also posted the registration information on Usenet long, long ago, so you can probably find it on Google Groups if you're cheap. ;)