User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

You Don't Know Jack

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
88
4.0
Macintosh
...
3.1
Windows 3.x
...
3.5

Trivia

Development

This game was originally prototyped as a Hypercard program by some Mac fanatics at a company called Jellyvision. When looking for a publisher for a commercial version, they immediately thought of Berkeley Systems because of their place in Macintosh culture.

The timing was perfect, as Berkeley Systems' former main business, the After Dark line of high-quality animated screensavers, was faltering with the advent of cheap slide show screensavers and the exhaustion of "A list" licenses like Star Trek and The Simpsons.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • June 1996 (Issue #143) – Classics/Puzzle Game of the Year
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) - #75 in the “150 Best Games of All Time” list
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) –#8 Funniest Computer Game
    • August 1998 (Issue #169) - Introduced into the Hall of Fame
Information also contributed by PCGamer77 and weregamer

Contributed by Adam Baratz (1350) on Jan 17, 2001. [revised by : Patrick Bregger (116130)]. -- edit trivia