Welcome to ‘Once and Future Tech’, where we explore our digital past and reminisce about retro computing. As with other forms of art, computer hardware and software represent important elements of our cultural heritage. Here, we post video reviews and articles about popular classics and obscure shareware. Enjoy your stay and be sure to follow us on Twitter @oncefuturetech.
Episode 02 - Educational Games Vol. 1
Did you ever spend time in an American classroom during the 1990s? If so, you might have stumbled across one of these educational games. Today, we look at three games and consider the effects they may have had on kids of the 90s!
Music by: Wayne Britcliffe
Episode 01 - Battle Chess
In this first episode, we return to an old favourite, Battle Chess! Interplay’s seminal digitisation of Chess represents just one more interpretation of a game that has been adapting to cultural contexts for over 2000 years.