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Mac OS 7.5 games advertisement from Wired 12/96.

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Is that the smell of chestnuts burning? Or just your neurological receptors going into overdrive?

Virtual Pool from MacPlay has all the angles and shots of the real game – and then some. Features 4 great pool games, full-motion-video library, realistic physics and geometry, easy multiplayer modes, realistic 3-D perspective and graphics plus a musical jukebox.

Five hundred years ago, Europe’s conquering heroes pursued dreams of a new world. MacPlay’s Conquest of the New World is a strategy game where you command explorers, settlers and mercenary soldiers as they discover a new world and build the ultimate nation.

You Don’t Know Jack, Volume 2, is the hilarious sequel to the original award-winning game. This Jack comes complete with 800 all-new questions, new question types, celebrity guest appearances, new features and more. From Berkeley Systems.

In Zork Nemesis, you’re beckoned to the Forbidden Lands, a cursed world occupied only by the tortured spirits trapped there. Travel through 5 mind-bending worlds to discover the ancient secret of alchemy that will free the trapped souls from evil’s grip. From Activision.

MacSoft’s Terminal Velocity offers fast 3-D texture-mapped graphics, full 360-degree flight movement and 7 weapons of extraordinary destruction as you fight your way through 9 unique planets with an awesome array of air-to-air and air-to-ground combat action.

The best CD-ROM game of 932 A.D. – Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail from 7th Level, Inc. It will take you on a romp through King Arthur’s England, uncovering clues, solving puzzles and playing wholesome games like “Burn the Witch” and “Spank the Virgin.”

Westwood Studios’ Command and Conquer takes you into a gritty, high-tech world where the art of electronic intelligence and covert surveillance reigns supreme. Where guerrilla strategies and savage combat are the norm. Muster forces and lacerate your enemies to the bone.

Tank Commander by Eidos Interactive slams you into the cockpit of an M1 Abrams tank as you test your split-second-decision skills against enemy tanks in over 25 fully textured missions. Destroy T-72, Leopard and Challenger tanks with over 7 weapons.

With its incredibly realistic flight models, 3-D photo-realistic landscapes and the use of real-world physics, Flight Unlimited re-creates the most accurate sensation of aerobatic flying ever experienced on the Macintosh. For best results, play before lunch.

Origin Systems’ Wing Commander IV is one of the latest space-combat games for the Mac. Take on the role of Colonel Blair, played by Mark Hamill in breathtaking space battles and heart-pounding drama, as you fight your way through the most spectacular Wing Commander yet.

Get ready for the biggest adrenaline rush of the holiday season. We’re talking new games for the Macintosh personal computer. We’re also talking sweaty palms. Heart-pounding exhilaration. Stomach-in-the-throat thrills – the works. And here’s the best part: with thousands of titles to choose from, you may never come down from that gaming high. Piqued your interest? Good.

So now you’re probably wondering how to get your twitching fingers on these games. Just visit stores like CompUSA, Micro Center, Fry’s Electronics and Staples. Or, flip through any Mac® mail-order catalogs. Or, hop on the Net. But no matter where you go to find them, remember to look for the smiling Mac OS logo. (All great software wears this face.™) If you’re ready to take your adrenal glands on the ultimate ride, visit And learn more about games for your Macintosh and how to find them. Of course, if you want to, you can always use a phone: call 800-500-4862.

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©1996 Apple Computer, Inc. All rights reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Mac, Macintosh, the Mac OS logo and Power Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. “All great software wears this face” is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. Other products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Variants of this ad: “This holiday season” · “Shocking isn’t it?” · “That conglomerate” · “46,658 times” · “Receptors going into overdrive”
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