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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 A sextant
Connections Windows Clicking on an item that's part of the chain brings up a short video sequence. Here James is explaining how carbon from oil lamps was used to produce carbon paper
Connections Windows One of the game's help screens. These can also from the main menu and from within the game
Connections Windows The bad guy playing the organ

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

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 1996 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Jun 26, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
World Village (Gamer's Zone) Windows 1995 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
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
Entertainment Weekly Windows Mar 29, 1996 C 50
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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