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Connections

MobyRank MobyScore
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 game's main menu. This is displayed at the start of every . It is followed by a screen giving the player the choice to play as male or female.
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
Connections Windows When an item has been collected it can become part of the inventory (shown on the right), or part of the chain (shown below), or both. James pops up to talk about some items as they are collected
Connections Windows Having collected a pencil James explains the link between graphite, diamonds, crystals and x-rays

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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The Press Says

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 1996 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows 3.x Apr, 1996 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
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
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Jun 26, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Macworld Macintosh Aug, 1996 7.2 out of 10 72
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jul, 1997 51 out of 100 51
Entertainment Weekly Windows Mar 29, 1996 C 50
PC Player (Germany) Windows 3.x May, 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PC Player (Germany) Windows 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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