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 The Pharaoh taking a bath
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 Your goal is to collect items representing innovations throughout history and put them into a chain of connections

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
World Village (Gamer's Zone) Windows 3.x 1995 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
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
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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