User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

Gameplay feature: Gambling

Group Description

Games where player may participate in betting, gambling, or equivalent activities as an alternate source of income for in-game purposes. Gambling in this regard is a minor or an optional feature in the game and does not qualify for the Non-Sports: Casino sub-genre.

Limitations
  • Games where the player may bet or gamble for real money should be excluded from this game group. For the purposes of this game group, gambling only refers to an alternate source of income for the player in-game.

  • Games where betting or gambling is part of the major plot or representation of gameplay, should not be included in this game group.

  • Games that already qualify for Non-Sports: Board/Party Game sub-genre, Non-Sports: Cards sub-genre, Non-Sports: Chess sub-genre, should be excluded from this game group, unless minor gambling elements (in accordance to the aforementioned) are identified.

  • Games where the player may participate in activities similarly used in gambling, however winning or losing does not affect the character either in the form of gaining or losing money or items, should be excluded from this game group.

  • This is not a gambling-themed game group. Players must have access to optionally bet or gamble, may it be in the form of board games, cards, chocobo racing, dwarven roulette, slot machines, or other similar activities, for the purposes to win money or items and may continue to repeat this process without restriction. Games that promote a gambling atmosphere, however provide no available feature of actual player-participation in gambling activities should be excluded from this game group.
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Tengai Makyō: Ziria1989TurboGrafx CDHudson Soft Company, Ltd.4.67
Rings of Medusa1989Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSStarbyte Software3.20
Ultima VI: The False Prophet1990Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, FM Towns, PC-98, Sharp X68000, SNES, WindowsFCI3.88
Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards1991Amiga, DOS, MacintoshSierra On-Line, Inc.3.86
Moonstone: A Hard Days Knight1991Amiga, DOSMindscape International Ltd.3.91
Giełda1992Atari 8-bitArSoft Corporation2.00
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Kūsō Kagaku Sekai Gulliver Boy1995SEGA Saturn, TurboGrafx CDHudson Soft Company, Ltd.3.74
Dangel1995FM Towns, PC-98Mink Co. Ltd.2.50
Betrayal in Antara1997Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.38
Final Fantasy VII1997PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WindowsEidos Interactive, Inc.4.03
Fallout1997DOS, Macintosh, WindowsInterplay Productions, Inc.4.13
Achaea1997BrowserIron Realms Entertainment...
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Arcanum: Of Steamworks & Magick Obscura2001WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.4.01
Zanzarah: The Hidden Portal2002WindowsXicat Interactive, Inc.3.77
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic2003Android, iPad, Macintosh, Windows, XboxAspyr Media, Inc.3.93
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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords2004Windows, XboxLucasArts3.96
Fable2004Xbox, Xbox 360Microsoft Game Studios3.79
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Selected Covers

Achaea Browser Front Cover
Front cover for Achaea
Rings of Medusa DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Rings of Medusa

Selected Screenshots

Login page.
Screenshot from Achaea
The title screen [EGA]
Screenshot from Rings of Medusa