Connections

Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
...
4.3
Windows
67
3.3
Windows 3.x
...
2.8
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Description

Connections is based on the TV show on The Learning Channel, which traces human political, cultural, religious and social history as a chain, linked by technological discoveries or inventions. In the game, there is a computer program you must fix, by finding connections that bind its world together.

Screenshots

Connections Windows The bad guy playing the organ
Connections Windows More connections
Connections Windows The first time the player enters James' study he appears and explains the plot. Someone has accelerated the natural rate of chaos and the web of reality is in peril
Connections Windows The game has an in-built hints system that can be disabled at the start of a new game. Hints will eventually tell the player what needs to be done but won't perform the actions

Alternate Titles

  • "Connections: It's A Mind Game" -- Tag-lined title
  • "Connections: Een Breinbreker!" -- Dutch title
  • "Conexiones. Un reto para la mente" -- Spanish title

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Critic Reviews

All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
World Village (Gamer's Zone) Windows 1995 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
World Village (Gamer's Zone) Windows 3.x 1995 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamezilla Windows Aug 17, 2000 75 out of 100 75
Macworld Macintosh Aug, 1996 7.2 out of 10 72
Quandary Macintosh Jan, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
High Score Macintosh Sep, 1996 3 out of 5 60
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jul, 1997 51 out of 100 51
PC Player (Germany) Windows May, 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PC Player (Germany) Windows 3.x May, 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #13 Top Sleeper Of All Time

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