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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.

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Connections Windows James Burke
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 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 One of the game's help screens. These can also from the main menu and from within the game

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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 3.x Apr, 1996 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 1996 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
World Village (Gamer's Zone) Windows 3.x 1995 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
All Game Guide Macintosh 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamezilla Windows Aug 17, 2000 75 out of 100 75
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 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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